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!

All American Paleo Table

  • Filename: all-american-paleo-table.
  • ISBN: 9781624141737
  • Release Date: 2015-10-06
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Author: Caroline Potter
  • Publisher: Page Street Publishing



Scrumptious Paleo Recipes for Traditional American Favorites Celebrating the rich and diverse American food culture, Caroline Potter, food blogger and Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, presents an incredible collection of healthy and wholesome twists on classic American dishes to feed your family and friends throughout the year. Whether you're gathered with friends to cheer your favorite team on game day, bringing a dish to a summer barbecue, hosting Thanksgiving, throwing a Christmas party or simply cooking up something quick and flavorful on a busy weeknight, All-American Paleo Table has got you covered. Bring some all-American flair to your table with over 100 grain-free, refined sugar-free and Paleo-friendly dishes like these: - Fried Chicken - Banana Chocolate Chip Griddle Cakes - Chicken Pot Pie and Biscuits - Cowboy Skillet Hash - Maple Sugar Christmas Morning Cinnamon Rolls - White Sausage Gravy with Biscuits - Smoked Baby Back Ribs - Slow-Cooked Pulled Pork Sandwiches - Skillet Peach Cobbler - Classic Pepperoni Pizza - Cider Mill Donut Holes Life is celebrated at the table - and if you are working through health issues or just trying to eat healthier, the memories of food and fellowship can often be missed! All-American Paleo Table proves just how tasty and delightful a healthy lifestyle can be. Each recipe is designed to spark your tastebuds and your memories, taking you back to your American roots. So gather around because these dishes are finger lickin' good!

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

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.

The American Way of Eating

  • Filename: the-american-way-of-eating.
  • ISBN: 9781439171950
  • Release Date: 2012-02-21
  • Number of pages: 319
  • Author: Tracie McMillan
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster



An award-winning journalist traces her 2009 immersion into the national food system to explore issues about how working-class Americans can afford to eat as they should, describing how she worked as a farm laborer, Wal-Mart grocery clerk and Applebee's expediter while living within the means of each job. 25,000 first printing.

New American Haggadah

  • Filename: new-american-haggadah.
  • ISBN: 0316069868
  • Release Date: 2012-03-05
  • Number of pages: 160
  • Author: Jonathan Safran Foer
  • Publisher: Little, Brown



Read each year around the seder table, the Haggadah recounts through prayer, song, and ritual the extraordinary story of Exodus, when Moses led the Israelites out of slavery in Egypt to wander the desert for forty years before reaching the Promised Land. Now, Jonathan Safran Foer has orchestrated a new way of experiencing and understanding one of our oldest, most timeless, and sacred stories, with a new translation of the traditional text by Nathan Englander and provocative commentary by major Jewish writers and thinkers Jeffrey Goldberg, Lemony Snicket, Rebecca Newberger Goldstein, and Nathaniel Deutsch. Ravishingly designed and illustrated by the acclaimed Israeli artist and calligrapher Oded Ezer, New American Haggadah is an utterly unique and absorbing prayer book, the first of its kind, that brings together some of the preeminent voices of our time.

Designing the New American University

  • Filename: designing-the-new-american-university.
  • ISBN: 9781421417233
  • Release Date: 2015-02-17
  • Number of pages: 360
  • Author: Michael M. Crow
  • Publisher: JHU Press



"In this book, Michael Crow will ignite a national discussion on what the new American research university should look like. This new model is one that embraces students with a wide range of backgrounds and abilities while giving elite public schools a run for their research money. Crow proposed his idea--one that would fundamentally redesign the public research university--ten years ago when he became president of Arizona State University and now he has a decade of experience to support his plan. Designing the New American University offers a comprehensive critique of the contemporary American research university and spells out how these critically important institutions can reinvent themselves. The manuscript recommends measures to foster institutional evolution across various interrelated dimensions, represented by the model of the New American University--an egalitarian institution committed to academic excellence, inclusiveness to a broad demographic, and maximum societal impact. The model is evolutionary and dynamic and its "design aspirations" are interrelated and interdependent. The manuscript thus introduces readers to the imperative significance of institutional design, which is not merely adventitious to knowledge enterprises"--

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.

King Solomon s Table

  • Filename: king-solomon-s-table.
  • ISBN: 9780385351157
  • Release Date: 2017-04-04
  • Number of pages: 416
  • Author: Joan Nathan
  • Publisher: Knopf



From the James Beard Award-winning, much-loved cookbook author and authority: a definitive compendium of Jewish recipes from around the globe and across the ages. Driven by a passion for discovery, the biblical King Solomon is said to have sent emissaries on land and sea to all corners of the ancient world, initiating a mass cross-pollination of culinary cultures that continues to bear fruit today. With Solomon’s appetites and explorations in mind, in these pages Joan Nathan—“the queen of American Jewish cooking” (Houston Chronicle)—gathers together more than 170 recipes, from Israel to Italy to India and beyond. Here are classics like Yemenite Chicken Soup with Dill, Cilantro, and Parsley; Slow-Cooked Brisket with Red Wine, Vinegar, and Mustard; and Apple Kuchen as well as contemporary riffs on traditional dishes such as Smoky Shakshuka with Tomatoes, Peppers, and Eggplant; Double-Lemon Roast Chicken; and Roman Ricotta Cheese Crostata. Here, too, are an array of dishes from the world over, from Socca (Chickpea Pancakes with Fennel, Onion, and Rosemary) and Sri Lankan Breakfast Buns with Onion Confit to Spanakit (Georgian Spinach Salad with Walnuts and Cilantro) and Keftes Garaz (Syrian Meatballs with Cherries and Tamarind). Gorgeously illustrated and filled with fascinating historical details, personal histories, and delectable recipes, King Solomon’s Table showcases the dazzling diversity of a culinary tradition more than three thousand years old.

Kitchen Table Politics

  • Filename: kitchen-table-politics.
  • ISBN: 9780812293852
  • Release Date: 2017-03-16
  • Number of pages: 296
  • Author: Stacie Taranto
  • Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press



Most histories of modern American politics tell a similar story: that the Sunbelt, with its business friendly environment, right-to-work laws, and fierce spirit of frontier individualism, provided the seedbed for popular conservatism. Stacie Taranto challenges this narrative by positioning New York State as a central battleground. In 1970, under the governorship of Republican Nelson Rockefeller, New York became one of the first states to legalize abortion. By 1980, however, conservative, antifeminist Republicans with broad suburban appeal—symbolized by figures such as Ronald Reagan—had usurped power from these so-called Rockefeller Republicans. What happened during the intervening decade? In Kitchen Table Politics, Taranto investigates the role that middle-class, mostly Catholic women played both in the development of conservatism in New York State and in the national shift toward a conservative politics of "family values." Far from Albany, a short train ride away from the feminist activity in New York City, white, Catholic homemakers on Long Island and in surrounding suburban counties saw the legalization of abortion in the state in 1970 as a threat to their hard-won version of the American dream. Borrowing tactics from church groups and parent-teacher associations, these women created the New York State Right to Life Party and organized against several feminist initiatives, including defeating an effort to add an Equal Rights Amendment to the state constitution in 1975. These self-described "average housewives," Taranto argues, were more than just conservative shock troops; instead, they were inventing a new, politically viable conservatism centered on the heterosexual traditional nuclear family that the GOP's right wing used to broaden its electoral base. Figures such as activist Phyllis Schafly, New York senator Al D'Amato, and presidential hopeful Ronald Reagan viewed the Right to Life Party's activism as offering a viable model to defeat feminist initiatives and win family values votes nationwide. Taranto gathers archival evidence and oral histories to piece together the story of these homemakers, whose grassroots organizing would shape the course of modern American conservatism.

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