The American Cookbook: A Fresh Take on Classic Recipes, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1465427619
  • ISBN-13: 9781465427618
  • DDC: 641.5973
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 256 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released July 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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The American Cookbook is a fresh, foodie approach to classic recipes from across America - think comfort food with a sophisticated twist. The traditional apple pie morphs into Peanut Butter and Green Apple pie; Classic truck-stop burger and fries becomes Chargrilled Burger on Hot Sourdough with Sweet Potato Fries. This book shows how to cook American comfort food to a high standard, exploring the Latin, Italian, Asian, and African influences on classic American food.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.

Half Tttle Page.

Title Page.

Copyright Page.



1: Starters, Soups, and Salads.

2: Grilled Peach Salsa with Corn Chips.

3: Chunky Guacamole Feta Salsa.

4: Buffalo Chicken Wings.

5: Smoky Bacon Potato Skins.

6: Spicy Chicken Nachos with Jalapeños.

7: Tropical Texas Caviar.

8: Deviled Duck Eggs with Smoked Salmon.

9: Pigs in Blankets with Parmesan Pastry.

10: Fried Shrimp with Lemon Aïoli.

11: Lemon Shallot Crab Cakes.

12: New England Crab Dip.

13: Spicy Corn Fritters with Salsa.

14: Warm Artichoke and Spinach Dip.

15: Spicy Pimiento Cheese Dip.

16: Asian Chicken and Rice Noodle Soup.

17: Tortilla Chicken Soup.

18: Spicy Chorizo Minestrone.

19: Creamy Tomato Soup with Corn and Peppers.

20: New England Clam Chowder.

21: Smoky Split Pea Soup.

22: Black Bean and Chipotle Soup.

23: Caesar Salad with Seared Salmon.

24: A Taste of the Northeast.

25: Waldorf Salad.

26: Fried Chicken Cobb Salad.

27: Egg Salad with Celery, Capers, and Dill.

28: Shrimp, Corn, and Avocado Salad.

29: Salad Dressings.

30: Home-Style Potato Salad.

31: Breakfasts and Light Bites.

32: Waffles with Bacon Maple Sauce.

33: Strawberry-Stuffed French Toast.

34: Buttermilk Pancakes.

35: Biscuits and Creamy Sausage Gravy.

36: Granola with Dried Fruit Compote.

37: Southern-Style Breakfast Casserole.

38: Huevos Rancheros on Tortilla.

39: Eggs Benedict with Smoked Salmon.

40: Baked Egg Hashbrown Nests.

41: Egg White, Spinach, and Salmon Omelet.

42: Breakfast Burritos.

43: Grilled Banana Pbj.

44: Blt with Fried Green Tomatoes.

45: A Taste of the Southeast.

46: Fried Shrimp Po’ Boys.

47: Summer Vegetable Philly Cheese Steak.

48: Shrimp and Sweet Potato Quesadillas.

49: Flank Steak and Cheddar Burritos.

50: Deli-Style Reuben.

51: Salami Muffulettas with Red Peppers.

52: Pretzeldogs with Cheddar and Ale Dip.

53: Bacon, Onion, and Cheese Hot Dogs.

54: Pulled Chicken Tacos.

55: Curried Lamb Sloppy Joes with Naan Bread.

56: Grilled Cheese Sandwich.

57: Mains and Sides.

58: Garlic Buttered Roasted Turkey.

59: Bourbon and Brown Sugar Bbq Chicken.

60: Southern Fried Chicken.

61: Biscuit-Topped Chicken Pot Pie.

62: Chicken with Rosemary Dumplings.

63: Hoppin’ John.

64: Tomato, Basil, and Mozzarella Pizza.

65: Chicken Parmesan Sliders.

66: Cornmeal-Crusted Catfish Nuggets.

67: Blackened Mahi-Mahi with Pineapple Salsa.

68: Zesty Pastalaya.

69: Brown Ale Cioppino.

70: Sweet and Smoky Shrimp and Grits.

71: Cajun Andouille Gumbo.

72: Spicy Chorizo-Style Dirty Rice.

73: Seared Tuna and Creamy Lima Bean Pasta.

74: A Taste of the Southwest.

75: Country Fried Steak with Pepper Gravy.

76: Spaghetti and Herbed Turkey Meatballs.

77: Three Bean Chili.

78: Sweet and Spicy Meatloaf.

79: Spicy Grilled Brisket.

80: Slow-Cooked Pot Roast.

81: Classic Burgers.

82: Dry-Rub Steak with Chimichurri Sauce.

83: Slow-Cooked Pulled Pork Wraps.

84: Stovetop Brunswick Stew.

85: Mole Shredded Pork Enchiladas.

86: Twice-Cooked Baby Back Ribs.

87: Pineapple-Glazed Baked Ham.

88: Pork Chops with Apple and Bacon Compote.

89: Mac ‘N’ Cheese.

90: Red Beans and Quinoa.

91: Vegetable Fajitas with Cilantro Cream.

92: Jalapeño, Onion, and Cheddar Hushpuppies.

93: Onion Rings with Chipotle Aïoli.

94: Warm Edamame Succotash.

95: Boston Baked Beans.

96: Collard Greens Agrodolce.

97: Green Bean Casserole.

98: Coleslaw.

99: Creamed Corn with Basil and Parmesan.

100: Grilled Corn with Lime and Chili Butter.

101: A Taste of the Midwest.

102: Garlic and Shallot Mashed Potatoes.

103: Sweet Potato Parmesan Tots.

104: Rainbow Potato Gratin.

105: Slow-Cooked Black Beans.

106: Cornmeal-Crusted Fried Okra.

107: Sweet Potato Casserole with Bacon.

108: Fried Green Tomatoes with Basil Cream.

109: Spiced Cranberry and Orange Sauce.

110: Refried Black Beans with Pico De Gallo.

111: Sausage and Chestnut Stuffing.

112: Festive Cornbread Stuffing.

113: Desserts.

114: Pecan and Orange Bananas Foster.

115: Chocolate Bread Pudding.

116: Pound Cake Banana Pudding.

117: Strawberry Shortcake.

118: Chocolate-Crusted Key Lime Pie.

119: Pecan, Maple, and Bourbon Pie.

120: Boston Cream Trifle.

121: Lemon and Grapefruit Meringue Pie.

122: Meringue-Topped Sweet Potato Pie.

123: Apple Pie.

124: Pecan and Maple Pumpkin Pie.

125: Lattice-Topped Cherry Pie.

126: Peach Cobbler.

127: Pineapple Upside-Down Cakes with Basil Cream.

128: Blueberry Ripple Cheesecake.

129: Peanut Butter Ice Cream Sandwiches.

130: Caramel and Chocolate Crunch Sundae.

131: Apple Dumplings with Vanilla Ice Cream.

132: Spiced Apple and Pear Crisp.

133: Coconut Funnel Cakes.

134: Baking, Candy, and Preserves.

135: Pecan Caramel Cinnamon Buns.

136: Chocolate and Cherry Devil’s Food Cake.

137: Angel Food Cake with Blackberry Sauce.

138: Double Chocolate Brownies.

139: Pumpkin Pie Spice Beignets.

140: Red Velvet Cupcakes.

141: Strawberries and Cream Whoopie Pies.

142: Triple-Layered Coconut Cake.

143: Chocolate Fudge Cupcakes.

144: Blueberry Coffee Cake.

145: A Taste of the Pacific Northwest.

146: Chocolate Zucchini Bundt Cake.

147: Lemon Sour Cream Pound Cake.

148: Chocolate Chip Cookies.

149: Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies.

150: Apple and Cinnamon Snickerdoodles.

151: Cinnamon Churros with Chocolate Chili Sauce.

152: Chocolate Custard-Filled Doughnuts.

153: Banana and Butterscotch Muffins.

154: Southern-Style Cornbread.

155: Cayenne Cheddar Cheese Straws.

156: White Chocolate and Coconut Popcorn Balls.

157: Chile Ginger Candied Pecans.

158: Gooey S’Mores Bars.

159: Chocolate Marshmallow Fudge.

160: Pear and Cardamom Butter.

161: Lavender Chocolate Pretzel Rods.

162: Pistachio Brittle.

163: Fresh Berry Compote with Vanilla and Thyme.

164: No-Cook Spicy Summer Relish.

165: Quick Stovetop Sauerkraut.

166: Spicy Chow Chow.

167: Hot Pepper Jelly.

168: Refrigerator Pickles.



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