New American Table

  • Filename: new-american-table.
  • ISBN: 9780470281888
  • Release Date: 2009-10-26
  • Number of pages: 368
  • Author: Marcus Samuelsson
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



From the winner of Top Chef Masters An affectionate, thoroughly diverse tribute to the modern American table "I'll introduce you to friends I've met along the way who have shared their foods, told me their stories and inspired me with their passion. With recipes that range from elaborate entrees to simple snacks, I give an overview of American food as I see it and, hopefully, will provide a primer to navigate through an array of international influences to bring a world of flavor into your own home." —Marcus Samuelsson In his bestselling The Soul of a New Cuisine, Marcus Samuelsson returned to the land of his birth to explore the continent's rich diversity of cultures and cuisines through recipes and stories from his travels in Africa. Now, in The New American Table, Samuelsson takes you on a journey of the inspired food of the United States, his beloved adopted country. Acclaimed for the distinct and diverse cuisine he has created at Aquavit and Riingo, Samuelsson shares more than 300 recipes that embody the uniquely inclusive spirit of American cuisine, from high-end fare to street food; down-home Southern cooking to Southwestern flavors to Asian cuisines, and beyond. In this new book, he explores the full spectrum of this regional American cooking that he has grown to love, meeting people along the way who have brought wonderful foods to their new home and to the receptive American people who have opened their minds and hearts to new foods and new cultures, including Green Salsa, to serve over shrimp or as a dip Breakfast Burritos Salmon Flatbread Tempura Crab Salad with Tamarind-Soy Vinaigrette Soy-Glazed Dumplings with Sweet Chile Sauce Chicken Sate with Baby Spinach and Garlic Feta Dip Turkey Meatloaf with Tomato-Spinach Sauce Beer-Braised Short Ribs Rustic Chocolate Tart Red Berry Cobbler A true celebration of the culinary gifts that define The New American Table, this book is accompanied by stunning food and travel photographs documenting Samuelsson's journeys across America and his discovery of the flavors of a nation. Drawing on his own rich cultural heritage, he has created an exciting tribute to the wide range of cultural influences and culinary traditions that have shaped modern American cuisine. The New American Table presents Samuelsson's interpretation of the food that has evolved from these diverse traditions-a contemporary, original, and uniquely American cuisine.

The Italian American Table

  • Filename: the-italian-american-table.
  • ISBN: 9780252095016
  • Release Date: 2013-10-30
  • Number of pages: 304
  • Author: Simone Cinotto
  • Publisher: University of Illinois Press



Best Food Book of 2014 by The Atlantic Looking at the historic Italian American community of East Harlem in the 1920s and 30s, Simone Cinotto recreates the bustling world of Italian life in New York City and demonstrates how food was at the center of the lives of immigrants and their children. From generational conflicts resolved around the family table to a vibrant food-based economy of ethnic producers, importers, and restaurateurs, food was essential to the creation of an Italian American identity. Italian American foods offered not only sustenance but also powerful narratives of community and difference, tradition and innovation as immigrants made their way through a city divided by class conflict, ethnic hostility, and racialized inequalities. Drawing on a vast array of resources including fascinating, rarely explored primary documents and fresh approaches in the study of consumer culture, Cinotto argues that Italian immigrants created a distinctive culture of food as a symbolic response to the needs of immigrant life, from the struggle for personal and group identity to the pursuit of social and economic power. Adding a transnational dimension to the study of Italian American foodways, Cinotto recasts Italian American food culture as an American "invention" resonant with traces of tradition.

Putting Meat on the American Table

  • Filename: putting-meat-on-the-american-table.
  • ISBN: 0801882400
  • Release Date: 2006
  • Number of pages: 170
  • Author: Roger Horowitz
  • Publisher: JHU Press



Engagingly written and richly illustrated, Putting Meat on the American Table explains how America became a meat-eating nation -- from the colonial period to the present. It examines the relationships between consumer preference and meat processing -- looking closely at the production of beef, pork, chicken, and hot dogs.Betty Fussell, Gastronomica

The Early American Table

  • Filename: the-early-american-table.
  • ISBN: IND:30000122412392
  • Release Date: 2008-01-01
  • Number of pages: 193
  • Author: Trudy Eden
  • Publisher:



An exploration in the history of biopolitics, The Early American Table offers a unique study of the ways in which English colonists in North America incorporated the "you are what you eat" philosophy into their conception of themselves and their proper place in society. Eden aptly demonstrates that ideas about the body--ideas that may seem irrelevant or even laughable today--not only guided day-to-day personal behavior but also influenced society and politics. According to the 17th- and 18th-century understanding of the body, food affected the blood, bones, mind, and spirit in ways other social markers (e.g. clothes, manners, speech) did not because food was directly assimilated by the consumer. A plentiful, varied diet of high-quality refined foods created virtuous, refined individuals fit to govern society. In contrast, a more restricted diet of poor quality, coarse foods made an individual coarse, even beastly, and unfit to lead. In the Old World, especially before 1600, poverty, legal restrictions, and the scarcity of land prohibited most individuals from purchasing or raising foods believed to produce refinement and virtue. Only the wealthy were able to enjoy such a diet. In turn, this elite diet marked their social status and reaffirmed their entitlement to power. The English men and women who colonized North America throughout the colonial period held the idea that diet shaped character. After only a few decades of settlement, many of them enjoyed the unprecedented prosperity enabled by the fertile environment. Lower and middling families could set their tables with a greater variety and higher quality of food than their social counterparts in England. As a result, in contrast to England where an aristocrat's dinner was far different than a laborer's, in America, the differences between the diets of artisans and urban laborers, of plantation owners and small farmers, were not as great. In short, the American diet was a democratic diet that had social and political consequences.

My Modern American Table

  • Filename: my-modern-american-table.
  • ISBN: 9781683350118
  • Release Date: 2017-05-09
  • Number of pages: 208
  • Author: Shaun O'Neale
  • Publisher: Abrams



Viewers fell in love with Shaun O’Neale on Season 7 of MasterChef. In his debut cookbook, O’Neale presents his take on modern American cuisine with international influences. It’s experimental, it’s edgy, and it’s full of big flavors. This book is not your average home cook’s cookbook. O’Neale encourages you to push your own personal cooking boundaries and teaches you that home-cooked food can be elevated to fine-dining quality with ease. You will be inspired to try new recipes, new techniques, and new flavors, and you will learn that beautiful, high-end plating and presentation is never too complicated. The book offers 65 mouthwatering recipes, including Bourbon Braised Short Rib Ravioli; Spicy Miso Black Cod with Fresh Herb Salad; Chicken Saltimbocca Sandwich; Charred Balsamic Brussels Sprouts; Crazy Cheese Truffle Mac; Candied Bacon Cheesecake; and more. The book also shares stories from the seventh season of MasterChef and O’Neale’s path to victory, offering a behind-the-scenes look at the exciting show. With O’Neale as your guide, this is the starting point in your own culinary journey, because the secrets in these pages won over the judges and earned O’Neale the title of MasterChef!

The South American Table

  • Filename: the-south-american-table.
  • ISBN: 1558322493
  • Release Date: 2003-01-01
  • Number of pages: 478
  • Author: Maria Baez Kijac
  • Publisher: Harvard Common Press



This book has over 450 recipes from 10 countries for everything from tamales, ceviches, and empanadas that are popular across the continent to specialties that define individual cuisines.

Around the American Table

  • Filename: around-the-american-table.
  • ISBN: UOM:39015053786201
  • Release Date: 1995
  • Number of pages: 334
  • Author: Michael Krondl
  • Publisher: Adams Media Corporation



Offers more than 150 traditional recipes selected from a variety of historical cookbooks

Japanese cooking for the American table

  • Filename: japanese-cooking-for-the-american-table.
  • ISBN: 0874773768
  • Release Date: 1986-04
  • Number of pages: 174
  • Author: Karen Green
  • Publisher: Tarcher



Provides clear, step-by-step instructions--including careful descriptions of new techniques--for more than 150 recipes, illustrating both classic and home-style cooking

New Thanksgiving Table

  • Filename: new-thanksgiving-table.
  • ISBN: 1452100225
  • Release Date: 2010-07-01
  • Number of pages: 224
  • Author: Diane Morgan
  • Publisher: Chronicle Books



Thanksgiving is the favorite holiday of millions of Americans. And with so many diverse regions across the United States, it's no surprise to find that the Thanksgiving menu changes significantly from New England to the Pacific Northwest. This is the quintessential cookbook for our national day of thanks, capturing this diversity with creative recipes for the perfect dinner and providing the key to a stress-free occasion with author Diane Morgan's indispensable do-ahead tips. Including appetizers, soups, salads, main courses, stuffings, casseroles, biscuits, side dishes, desserts, and even leftovers, it contains everything the busy cook needs to celebrate this most festive and food-centered of holidays!

All american Paleo Table

  • Filename: all-american-paleo-table.
  • ISBN: 1624144713
  • Release Date: 2017-11-21
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Author: Caroline Potter
  • Publisher:



Traditional American food gets a bad rap, but it doesn't have to be unhealthy. In All-American Paleo Table, Caroline Potter, the blogger and nutritional therapist behind Colorful Eats (colorfuleatsnutrition.com), presents healthy, grain- gluten- and sugar-free twists on classic American dishes. Whether readers have dietary restrictions or are just looking to make healthier meals and lose weight, this book has something for them. All-American Paleo Table makes nutritious ingredient swaps and gets creative with technique, texture and flair. The recipes range from savory favorites like Smoked Ribs, Fried Chicken and Waffles and Sausage Stuffed Biscuits and Gravy to sweet favorites like Creamy Coffee Ice Cream, Peppermint Patties and Pumpkin Cheesecake. The large audience for All-American Paleo Table includes the people with both food sensitivities or restrictions and patriotic memories of food - people who need to eat healthy but don't want to sacrifice the foods that are so important to their American identity.

The Way We Ate

  • Filename: the-way-we-ate.
  • ISBN: 9781476732756
  • Release Date: 2013-10-29
  • Number of pages: 368
  • Author: Noah Fecks
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster



From the food photographers and creators of the popular blog The Way We Ate comes a lavishly illustrated journey through the rich culinary tradition of the last American century, with 100 recipes from the nation's top chefs and food personalities. Take a trip back in time through the rich culinary tradition of the last American century with more than 100 of the nation’s top chefs and food personalities. The Way We Ate captures the twentieth century through the food we’ve shared and prepared. Noah Fecks and Paul Wagtouicz (creators of the hugely popular blog The Way We Ate) are your guides to a dazzling display of culinary impressionism: For each year from 1901 to 2000, they invite a well-known chef or food connoisseur to translate the essence or idea of a historical event into a beautifully realized dish or cocktail. The result is an eclectic array of modern takes and memorable classics, featuring original recipes conjured by culinary notables, including: Daniel Boulud, Jacques Pépin, Marc Forgione, José Andrés, Ruth Reichl, Marcus Samuelsson, Michael White, Andrew Carmellini, Anita Lo, Gael Greene, Michael Lomonaco, Melissa Clark, Justin Warner, Michael Laiskonis, Sara Jenkins, Shanna Pacifico, Jeremiah Tower, and Ashley Christensen An innovative work of history and a cookbook like no other, The Way We Ate is the story of a nation’s cravings—and how they continue to influence the way we cook, eat, and talk about food today.

New Jersey Fresh

  • Filename: new-jersey-fresh.
  • ISBN: 9781625855299
  • Release Date: 2015-05-11
  • Number of pages: 192
  • Author: Rachel Weston
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing



New Jersey's bounty is ripe for the picking. The state boasts thousands of thriving farms, hundreds of CSAs, dozens of community farmers' markets and countless residents dedicated to the locavore lifestyle. Jersey food writer and chef Rachel J. Weston takes a seasonal tour of the state, showcasing the bounty that its down-to-earth farmers, creative artisan producers and innovative chefs produce for their patrons throughout the year. See how globally inspired cuisine representing New Jersey's diverse population is created and adapted using locally sourced products. Savor a juicy August peach, pucker up for a tart cranberry in October and nourish body and soul with local bok choy, asparagus and tomatoes. With local recipes for every season, this book shows why New Jersey is the Garden State.

The New Southern Latino Table

  • Filename: the-new-southern-latino-table.
  • ISBN: 9780807869215
  • Release Date: 2011-09-12
  • Number of pages: 320
  • Author: Sandra A. Gutierrez
  • Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press



In this splendid cookbook, bicultural cook Sandra Gutierrez blends ingredients, traditions, and culinary techniques, creatively marrying the diverse and delicious cuisines of more than twenty Latin American countries with the beloved food of the American South. The New Southern-Latino Table features 150 original and delightfully tasty recipes that combine the best of both culinary cultures. Gutierrez, who has taught thousands of people how to cook, highlights the surprising affinities between the foodways of the Latin and Southern regions--including a wide variety of ethnic roots in each tradition and many shared basic ingredients--while embracing their flavorful contrasts and fascinating histories. These lively dishes--including Jalapeno Deviled Eggs, Cocktail Chiles Rellenos with Latin Pimiento Cheese, Two-Corn Summer Salad, Latin Fried Chicken with Smoky Ketchup, Macaroni con Queso, and Chile Chocolate Brownies--promise to spark the imaginations and the meals of home cooks, seasoned or novice, and of food lovers everywhere. Along with delectable appetizers, salads, entrees, side dishes, and desserts, Gutierrez also provides a handy glossary, a section on how to navigate a Latin tienda, and a guide to ingredient sources. The New Southern-Latino Table brings to your home innovative, vibrant dishes that meld Latin American and Southern palates.

America s White Table

  • Filename: america-s-white-table.
  • ISBN: 9781627531405
  • Release Date: 2013-08-15
  • Number of pages: 32
  • Author: Margot Theis Raven
  • Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press



The White Table is set in many mess halls as a symbol for and remembrance to service members fallen, missing, or held captive in the line of duty. Solitary and solemn, it is the table where no one will ever sit. As a special gift to her Uncle John, Katie and her sisters are asked to help set the white table for dinner. As their mother explains the significance of each item placed on the table Katie comes to understand and appreciate the depth of sacrifice that her uncle, and each member of the Armed Forces and their families, may be called to give. It was just a little white table... but it felt as big as America when we helped Mama put each item on it and she told us why it was so important. "We use a Small Table, girls," she explained first, "to show one soldier's lonely battle against many. We cover it with a White Cloth to honor a soldier's pure heart when he answers his country's call to duty." "We place a Lemon Slice and Grains of Salt on a plate to show a captive soldier's bitter fate and the tears of families waiting for loved ones to return," she continued."We push an Empty Chair to the table for the missing soldiers who are not here..." Margot Theis Raven has been a professional writer working in the fields of radio, television, magazines, newspapers, and children's books for 30 years. Margot's first children's book, Angels in the Dust, won five national awards, including an IRATeacher's Choice Award. Her first book with Sleeping Bear Press, Mercedes and the Chocolate Pilot, was the runner-up for the 2004 Texas Bluebonnet Award. She lives with her family in Charleston, South Carolina. Mike Benny's illustrations have appeared in Time, GQ, New Yorker and Sports Illustrated Magazines. He has also been awarded two Gold Medals from the Society of Illustrators. This is Mike's first children's book. He lives in Austin, Texas with his wife Mary Ann and daughter Adele.

The Anchor Book of New American Short Stories

  • Filename: the-anchor-book-of-new-american-short-stories.
  • ISBN: 0307428133
  • Release Date: 2007-12-18
  • Number of pages: 496
  • Author: Ben Marcus
  • Publisher: Anchor



“In twenty-nine separate but ingenious ways, these stories seek permanent residence within a reader. They strive to become an emotional or intellectual cargo that might accompany us wherever, or however, we go. . . . If we are made by what we read, if language truly builds people into what they are, how they think, the depth with which they feel, then these stories are, to me, premium material for that construction project. You could build a civilization with them.” —Ben Marcus, from the Introduction Award-winning author of Notable American Women Ben Marcus brings us this engaging and comprehensive collection of short stories that explore the stylistic variety of the medium in America today. Sea Oak by George Saunders Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned by Wells Tower Do Not Disturb by A.M. Homes The Girl in the Flammable Skirt by Aimee Bender The Caretaker by Anthony Doerr The Old Dictionary by Lydia Davis The Father’s Blessing by Mary Caponegro The Life and Work of Alphonse Kauders by Aleksandar Hemon People Shouldn’t Have to be the Ones to Tell You by Gary Lutz Histories of the Undead by Kate Braverman When Mr. Pirzada Came to Dine by Jhumpa Lahiri Down the Road by Stephen Dixon X Number of Possibilities by Joanna Scott Tiny, Smiling Daddy by Mary Gaitskill Brief Interviews with Hideous Men by David Foster Wallace The Sound Gun by Matthew Derby Short Talks by Anne Carson Field Events by Rick Bass Scarliotti and the Sinkhole by Padgett Powell From the Trade Paperback edition.

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