A Culinary History of Southern Delaware: Scrapple, Beach Plums and Muskrat

A Culinary History of Southern Delaware: Scrapple, Beach Plums and Muskrat

by Denise Clemons


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781467135467
Publisher: History Press, The
Publication date: 08/01/2016
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 1,272,982
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Denise Clemons has written "Cape Flavors," a weekly food column for the home cook in the Cape Gazette since 2005. She offers nutrition workshops, cooking demonstrations and presentations on topics related to food and history. Clemons earned an MA in writing from Johns Hopkins University. She serves on the boards of a number of non-profit organizations, including the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Eastern Shore Writers Association. She and her husband Jack live in Lewes, Delaware.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements 9

Introduction 11

1 Settling Southern Delaware 15

2 Farmers First and Always 22

3 Fruits of the Orchards and Vines 31

4 Always Fat Your Vegetables 49

5 Grains and Gristmills 61

6 Meat on the Hoof and in the Streams 69

7 Poultry and Plucky Blue Hen Chickens 81

8 Swimmers and Shellfish 92

9 Potent Potables 107

10 The Road to the Future 118

Appendix I How Cookbooks Tell Our Stories 125

Appendix II Farms and Markets in Southern Delaware 131

Bibliography 133

Index 137

About the Author 139

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