Delicious Recipes and Exciting Events from the Past
Author: Joan D'Amico,Karen E. Drummond
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Serve up a heaping lesson of history with delicious recipes fromour nation's past-- from the pilgrims' first feast to today'shigh-tech, low-fat fare Who knew history could be so delicious? In The U.S. HistoryCookbook, you'll discover how Americans have lived and dined overthe centuries. This scrumptious survey of periods and events inU.S. history mixes together a delectable batter of food timelines,kid-friendly recipes, and fun food facts throughout each chapter,including such fascinating tidbits as: Sunday was baked bean day inmany colonial family homes; pioneers took advantage of the roughtrails to churn milk into butter; the Girl Scouts first startedselling cookies in the 1930s to save money for summer camp; and somuch more! Kids will have a great time learning about the past while they cookup easy and yummy recipes, including: * Cornmeal Blueberry Mush, a favorite dish of the Native Americansof the Northeast * King Cake, the traditional cake served at the Mardi Gras Festivalin New Orleans, Louisiana * Amazing Country Scrambled Eggs, an essential part of any heartypioneer breakfast * Cocoanut Pudding, a favorite dessert of travelers riding thetranscontinental railroad in the 1870s * Baked Macaroni 'N' Cheese, a popular and inexpensive dish enjoyedduring the Depression The U.S. History Cookbook also includes information on cookingtools and skills, with important rules for kitchen safety and cleanup.