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Up a country lane cookbook

by:Birkby, Evelyn

What can Evelyn Birkby possibly do to follow up the success of Neighboring on the Air: Cooking with the KMA Radio Homemakers? She can do what she has done in writing Up a Country Lane Cookbook. For forty-three years she has written a column entitled "Up a Country Lane" for the Shenandoah Evening Sentinel. Now she has chosen the best recipes from her column and interspersed them with a wealth of stories of rural life in the 1940s and 1950s, supplemented by a generous offering of vintage photographs. She has created a book that encompasses a lost time. With chapters on "The Garden," "Grocery Stores and Lockers," "Planting," and "Saturday Night in Town," to name a few, Up a Country Lane Cookbook recalls the noble simplicity of a life that has all but vanished. This is not to say that farm life in the forties and fifties was idyllic. As Birkby writes, "Underneath the pastoral exterior were threats of storms, droughts, ruined crops, low prices, sickness, and accidents."

Editions:3  Date:1993 - 2000


America eats

by:Algren, Nelson, 1909-1981

Editions:3  Date:1992  Genre(s):Recepten (vorm)


Fried walleye & cherry pie : midwestern writers on food

by:Wolff, Peggy

With its corn by the acre, beef on the hoof, Quaker Oats, and Kraft Mac n' Cheese, the Midwest eats pretty well and feeds the nation on the side. But there's more to the midwestern kitchen and palate than the farm food and sizable portions the region is best known for beyond its borders. It is to these heartland specialties, from the heartwarming to the downright weird, that Fried Walleye and Cherry Pie invites the reader. The volume brings to the table an illustrious gathering of thirty midwestern writers with something to say about the gustatory pleasures and peculiarities of the region.

Editions:5  Date:2013  Genre(s):Anecdotes, Trivia and miscellanea, Cookbooks, Cookbooks


Savoring the seasons of the northern heartland

by:Dooley, Beth

Embracing the traditional cooking of the diverse peoples of the Upper Midwestfrom the Ojibwe and Dakota to the immigrant communities of Norwegians, Swedes, Germans, Italians, and HmongBeth Dooley and Lucia Watson present more than two hundred recipes for the modern kitchen, many with seasonal variations to take advantage of the freshest fruits and vegetables available.

Editions:9  Date:1994 - 2004  Genre(s):Cookbooks, Cookbooks


The New Midwestern table : 200 heartland recipes

by:Thielen, Amy

Amy Thielen grew up in rural northern Minnesota, in the shadow of the smoked sausages that hung in her uncle's meat market, in lines for potluck buffets that ended in a river delta of sweet, sticky bars, and in the company of women who could put up a batch of pickles without a recipe. Yet it took years of cooking in some of New York City's best restaurants and a homecoming in 2008 for her to rediscover the wealth of the Midwest's rustic, soul-tugging home cooking. The author reveals all that she's come to love -- and understand -- about the foods of her native Midwest through 200 classic recipes and personal accounts.

Editions:6  Date:2013  Genre(s):Cookbooks, Cookbooks


Heartland : the best of the old and the new from Midwest kitchens

by:Adams, Marcia, 1935-2011

America is coming back to basics, and nowhere is the art of transforming fresh, seasonal ingredients into appealingly homey dishes practiced with more flair than in Midwestern kitchens. A lifelong resident of the Midwest, award-winning author Marcia Adams celebrates this diverse and bountiful region with more than 200 recipes that capture the spirit of Heartland cooking. Heartland food conjures up delightfully nostalgic memories of pies cooling on a windowsill, silky preserves canned for the long cold winters, soft white sugar cookies bursting with raisins, generous breakfasts of farm-fresh eggs and country sausage, and hearty soups simmered to savory perfection.

Editions:4  Date:1991  Genre(s):Cookbooks, Cookbooks


Burnt toast makes you sing good : a memoir of food and love from an American Midwest family

by:Flinn, Kathleen

In this family history interwoven with recipes, Kathleen Flinn returns readers to the mix of food and memoir beloved by readers of her bestselling The Sharper Your Knife, the Less You Cry. Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good explores the very beginnings of her love affair with food and its connection to home. It is the story of her midwestern childhood, its memorable home cooks, and the delicious recipes she grew up with. Flinn shares tales of her parents' pizza parlor in San Francisco, where they sold Uncle Clarence's popular oven-fried chicken, as well as recipes for the vats of chili made by her former army cook Grandpa Charles, fluffy Swedish pancakes from Grandma Inez, and cinnamon rolls for birthday breakfasts. Through these dishes, Flinn came to understand how meals can be memories, and how cooking can be a form of communication.

Editions:8  Date:2014  Genre(s):Biography, Cookbooks, Cookbooks


Prairie home cooking : 400 recipes that celebrate the bountiful harvests, creative cooks, and comforting foods of the American heartland

by:Fertig, Judith M.

400 recipes that celebrate the bountiful harvests, creative cooks, and comforting foods of American heartland.

Editions:4  Date:1999


Made in America : a modern collection of classic recipes

by:Garrelts, Colby

An American collection of heirloom recipes from a chef's point of view designed for home cooking. Award-winning chefs Colby and Megan Garrelts present 50 handcrafted recipes passed down through generations and celebrated around American tables ... Acclaimed chefs and recipient of the 2013 James Beard award for Best Chef Midwest, Colby and Megan Garrelts feature their favorite library of American classics redefined by easy, chef inspired techniques, quality ingredients, and a love for regional flavors from their Midwestern roots ... Made in America features 50 recipes sorted by the cooking methods commonly used in American kitchens from daybreak, to the garden, cast irons, grilling and frying, and of course the bakeshop. Many recipes begin with a childhood memory from Colby or Megan that describes the roots and the journey of each recipe"-- Publisher's description.

Editions:2  Date:2015  Genre(s):Cookbooks, Cookbooks


The northern heartland kitchen

by:Dooley, Beth

The Northern Heartland is governed by the seasons. The long and cold winter, bright and warm summer, and crisp and refreshing spring and fall shape our physical and emotional landscape. Shouldn't the seasons and their harvests also shape the way we eat?Beth Dooley's The Northern Heartland Kitchen presents delicious and practical solutions to the challenge of eating locally in the upper Midwest. Celebrating the region's chefs, farmers, ranchers, gardeners, and home cooks, this is the essential guide to eating with the year's local rhythms. Recipes are organized by season: fall and winter inspir.

Editions:4  Date:2011 - 2012  Genre(s):Cookbooks, Cookbooks


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