Coupon
The City Tavern Cookbook : Recipes from the Birthplace of American Cuisine
by Walter Staib and Paul Bauer and David McCullough


Overview - There is no other place in the United States where you can experience authentic early American culinary history. City Tavern was the social, political, and economic center of late 18th-century Philadelphia. Called the "most genteel" tavern in America by John Adams, it gained fame as the gathering place for members of the Continental Congresses and the Constitutional Convention, and for officials of the early Federal Government.  Read more...

 
Hardcover
  • $35.00

Add to Cart + Add to Wishlist

In Stock Online.

FREE Shipping for Club Members
 
> Check In-Store Availability

In-Store pricing may vary

 
 
New & Used Marketplace 17 copies from $13.80
 
 
 

More About The City Tavern Cookbook by Walter Staib; Paul Bauer; David McCullough
 
 
 
Overview
There is no other place in the United States where you can experience authentic early American culinary history. City Tavern was the social, political, and economic center of late 18th-century Philadelphia. Called the "most genteel" tavern in America by John Adams, it gained fame as the gathering place for members of the Continental Congresses and the Constitutional Convention, and for officials of the early Federal Government.

With more than 300 tempting, simple-to-make recipes and full-color photography, City Tavern will help home chefs and history buffs alike recreate the same dishes enjoyed by George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and Benjamin Franklin. Featuring traditional favorites such as West Indies pepperpot soup, roasted duckling with chutney, Martha Washington's recipe for chocolate mousse cake, and Thomas Jefferson's own recipe for sweet-potato biscuits, this book's recipes are sure to entice adults and children alike, while simultaneously providing them with a wealth of fascinating American and culinary history

More than just a cookbook, City Tavern is a treasury of American history.

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780762434176
  • ISBN-10: 0762434171
  • Publisher: Running Press Book Publishers
  • Publish Date: May 2009
  • Page Count: 392
  • Dimensions: 9.5 x 8.6 x 1.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.5 pounds


Related Categories

Books > Cooking > Regional & Ethnic - American - General

 
BAM Customer Reviews