Maine Home Cooking: 175 Recipes from Down East Kitchens

Maine Home Cooking: 175 Recipes from Down East Kitchens

by Sandra Oliver

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Residing on Maine's Islesboro Island, Sandra Oliver is a revered food historian with a vast knowledge of New England food history, subsistence living, and Yankee cooking. For the past five years, she has published her weekly recipes column, "Tastebuds", in the Bangor Daily News. The column has featured hundreds of recipes—from classic tried-and-true dishes to innovative uses for traditional ingredients. Collecting more than 300 recipes from her column and elsewhere, and emphasizing fresh, local ingredients, as well as the common ingredients found in most kitchens, this volume represents a new standard in home cooking.

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ISBN-13: 9781608931972
Publisher: Down East Books
Publication date: 09/01/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 283
Sales rank: 401,549
File size: 21 MB
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About the Author

Sandra Oliver is a pioneering food historian who began her work in 1971 at Mystic Seaport Museum, where she developed a fireplace cooking program in an 1830s house.
Sandra is a freelance food writer, with her column, "Tastebuds", appearing each weekend in the Bangor Daily News, and regular columns in Maine Boats, Homes, and Harbors magazine and the Working Waterfront. She is also the author of the books, Saltwater Foodways: New Englanders and Their Foods at Sea and Ashore in the 19th Century, The Food of Colonial and Federal America and Giving Thanks: Thanksgiving History and Recipes from Pilgrims to Pumpkin Pie, which she co-authored with Kathleen Curtin.
She often speaks to historical organizations and food professional groups around the country, organizes historical dinners, and conducts classes and workshops in food history and sustainable gardening and cooking. Sandy lives on Islesboro, and island in Penobscot Bay, where she gardens, preserves, cooks, and teaches sustainable lifeways.

Table of Contents

Introduction 8

Home Cooking in Maine 11

Classic Down East Dishes 21

Homey Favorites 77

Modern Maine Cooking 129

Desserts of Maine 167

Fresh and Seasonal 211

Well Preserved 255

Acknowledgments 275

Contributor List 276

Ingredient Index 278

Recipe Index 280

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