By Martha Stewart

During this appealing quantity, a love letter to American nutrients, Martha Stewart, who has so considerably encouraged the yankee desk, collects her so much favourite nationwide dishes, in addition to the tales and traditions at the back of them. those are recipes that may satisfaction you with nostalgia, encourage you, and educate you approximately our state in terms of its areas and their designated flavors. exceptionally, those are wide-spread recipes that you'll flip to repeatedly.

Organized geographically, the 2 hundred recipes in Martha’s American Food contain major dishes comparable to comforting chook Pot Pies, effortless Grilled Fish Tacos, impossible to resist Barbecued Ribs, and hearty New England Clam Chowder. the following, too, are completely glossy starters, aspects, and one-dish nutrients that harness the bounty of every region’s seasons and panorama: scorching Crab Dip, Tequila-Grilled Shrimp, Indiana Succotash, fowl and Andouille Gumbo, Grilled Bacon-Wrapped Whitefish, and Whole-Wheat Spaghetti with Meyer Lemon, Arugula, and Pistachios. and you may are looking to depart room for dessert, with dozens of treats akin to Chocolate-Bourbon Pecan Pie, manhattan Cheesecake, and Peach and Berry Cobbler.

Through sidebars in regards to the flavors that outline every one area and lovely images that brings the foods—and the locations with which we establish them—to lifestyles, Martha celebrates the original personality of every a part of the rustic. With the entire dishes that motivate delight in our nationwide delicacies, Martha’s American meals gathers, in a single position, the recipes that might absolutely please your loved ones and acquaintances for generations to come. 

Show description

Read Online or Download Martha's American Food: A Celebration of Our Nation's Most Treasured Dishes, from Coast to Coast PDF

Best Cooking books

Culinary Essentials, Student Edition

Culinary necessities bargains the entire components for a profitable foodservice education software!

What the Slaves Ate: Recollections of African American Foods and Foodways from the Slave Narratives

Rigorously documenting African American slave meals, this ebook unearths that slaves actively constructed their very own foodways-their customs related to relatives and meals. The authors attach African meals and nutrition guidance to the advance in the course of slavery of Southern cuisines having African impacts, together with Cajun, Creole, and what later grew to become referred to as soul meals, drawing at the memories of ex-slaves recorded by way of Works development management interviewers.

Charcuterie: The Craft of Salting, Smoking, and Curing

Charcuterie—a culinary area of expertise that initially spoke of the construction of red meat items akin to salami, sausages, and prosciutto—is actual nutrients craftsmanship, the paintings of turning preserved nutrition into goods of attractiveness and flavor. at the present time the time period incorporates a mammoth variety of arrangements, so much of which contain salting, cooking, smoking, and drying.

Top Secret Restaurant Recipes 2: More Amazing Clones of Famous Dishes from America's Favorite Restaurant Chains

The kitchen clone recipe king is again with a brand new most sensible mystery eating place Recipes collection—the first for the reason that his 1997 bestselling most sensible mystery eating place Recipes, which has bought over a million copies. Wilbur takes readers backstage of big-name eating places like Olive backyard, Applebee’s, and Outback Steakhouse, revealing the major elements and methods of the exchange they use to maintain diners coming again for extra.

Additional resources for Martha's American Food: A Celebration of Our Nation's Most Treasured Dishes, from Coast to Coast

Show sample text content

2 organize the crumb topping: mix the entire topping elements in a bowl. utilizing a pastry blender or knives, combination till blend resembles coarse meal. disguise and refrigerate. three Make the cake: Preheat oven to 375°F. Brush a 10-inch tube pan with butter and dirt with flour; faucet out extra. Sift jointly flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt right into a bowl. With an electrical mixer on medium-high pace, cream butter and granulated sugar till mild and fluffy. upload crushed eggs in batches, blending good. upload the flour blend in 3 batches, alternating with additions of bitter cream and combining until eventually mixed after every one. Fold in plums. four Pour part the batter into ready pan; sprinkle lightly with streusel. most sensible with ultimate batter, then drizzle vanilla calmly over batter. Bake 20 mins. eliminate from oven; sprinkle with crumb topping. Bake until eventually topping is golden brown, 25 to half-hour extra. allow cool thoroughly on a twine rack earlier than elimination from the pan. airborne dirt and dust with confectioners’ sugar prior to serving. SERVES eight to ten NECTARINE FRIED PIES NECTARINE FRIED PIES outdated fried pies are as a lot part of Texas and Oklahoma tradition as nation festivals, cookouts, and tailgating events. actually, that’s the place you’ll most probably locate those moveable fruit-filled pastries, in addition to at many bakeries and eating places focusing on sincere, down-home nutrients. Frying takes less time than baking and produces the main scrumptious crisp, golden crust. This recipe demands nectarines, yet peaches and different stone culmination, berries, apples, or pears are different welcome thoughts. 2 cups all-purpose flour, plus extra for dusting 1 teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon salt ½ cup (1 stick) chilled unsalted butter, reduce into small items ½ cup ice water 1¾ kilos huge, ripe nectarines (about four) ¼ cup granulated sugar ¼ cup honey 2 to three cups neutral-tasting oil, corresponding to safflower, for frying Confectioners’ sugar, for dusting 1 right into a huge bowl, sift jointly flour, baking powder, and salt. utilizing your fingertips, paintings the butter into the flour mix until eventually it resembles coarse meal. Pour within the ice water; toss frivolously, collecting the dough right into a ball. end up dough onto a section of plastic wrap; form right into a disk. Wrap dough in plastic; refrigerate at the very least 1 hour or as much as in a single day. 2 Halve nectarines lengthwise and discard pits. Leaving the skins on (to supply the filling rose color), chop the fruit into ½-inch chunks. three In a wide, heavy skillet, mix the nectarines, granulated sugar, and honey and fold to flippantly coat. deliver to a boil over excessive warmth; lessen warmth to medium-low. Simmer, stirring often, till blend is thick sufficient to carry its form at the spoon, approximately 25 mins. move filling to a bowl and permit cool. four On a frivolously floured paintings floor, roll out the dough as skinny as attainable (about ¹⁄16 inch). With a 4-inch fluted cutter, reduce out as many rounds as attainable from the dough. If the dough turns into too tender to paintings with, go back to the fridge for quarter-hour.

Rated 4.04 of 5 – based on 43 votes