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Cheryl and Bill Jamison, the bestselling, award-winning duo, whose cookbooks have sold more than 500,000 copies combined, now present another sure-fire classic: a homegrown feast of 400 dishes that pay tribute to America's culinary legacy, from scrumptious comfort foods to exhilarating regional flavors.
The best American cooking has always thrived on diversity, and American Home Cooking celebrates both our beloved comfort foods and the amazing surprises from our ethnic and regional heritage. It's all served with a big helping of anecdotes that capture the spirit and ingenuity of the cooks who have nourished America from its founding to the eve of a new millennium.
You'll find all of the familiar coast-to-coast favorites such as meat loaf and clam chowder, along with regional specialties such as Tuscon Chimichangas. Ever tried a Louisville Benedictine, an Iowa Skinny, or a Miles Standish? They're all sandwiches, and they're all local treasures.
Modern classics in American Home Cooking include cioppino, chop suey, and pasta primavera. With sidebars celebrating our nation's most memorable culinary phenomena and figures from Betty Crocker to Julia Child, this sweeping collection offers a delicious idea for every meal and occasion, every day of the year.