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USA: My Mom's Home Cookin' & Delicious Comfort Foods By R.D. Dalen
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America --The United States of America, that is-- is truly a nation of immigrants—consisting of people from every region and country of the world. Therefore, it is not surprising that... More > America's cuisine is so diverse. In the U.S., Restaurant Row sports foods of every persuasion: Italian, Chinese, French, German, Mexican, Polish, German, Japanese, Middle Eastern, and many other cuisines. However, the USA is also well known for some of its favorite comfort foods. Americans, rich and not so rich, love hamburgers, hot dogs, meat loaf, barbeque, and other “comfort foods” which the recipes in this book emphasize. Learn how to make a Chicago Hot Dog! To mamas and grandmas everywhere, we thank you for the best home cookin’ on the planet!  < Less
Authentic African Recipes! By R.D. Dalen
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Home to hundreds of tribes and ethnic groups, there is a great deal of diversity in African cuisine-- in the use of basic ingredients as well as the manner of preparation and cooking techniques. A... More > variety of recipes are presented in this book for the reader to sample from different regions and countries. The African kitchen is traditionally outside or in a separate building apart from the sleeping and living quarters. By far the most traditional and to this day the most common sight in an African kitchen is a large swing black pots filled with meat, vegetables, and spices simmering over a fire. The pot usually sits on three stones arranged in a triangle, and the fire slowly consumes three pieces of wood that meet at a point under the pot. Bon Apetit! African style< Less
Ancient Foods & Recipes of the Ages: Ancient Jerusalem By R.D. Dalen
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The unsuccessful Bar-Kochba uprising against the Romans in the second century BC severely depleted the Jewish population and made normal life virtually impossible, causing in a return to ancient... More > agricultural patterns and a sharp decline in importations of goods. A variety of fruits were also grown, including pomegranates, peaches, almonds, nuts, apples, pears of various kinds, carobs, black strawberries, citrons, peanuts, and pistachio nuts. Legumes such as ful, vetches, sweet peas, beans, lentils, peas, lupines, and sesame continued to constitute food staples. However, the main crops were still wheat, olives, and grapes. The typical meal consisted of a slice of bread dipped in oil or vinegar, a dish of legumes (soup or gruel), and fruits, particularly figs. Chapter 5 includes a large variety of Jewish recipes based on the period.< Less
Ancient Foods & Recipes of the Ages: Ancient Greece By R.D. Dalen
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Greek food has been known as the Food of the Gods for good reason! This book discusses early Greek foods and eating behavior and provides many authentic ancient Greek recipes. The early Greeks were... More > quite advanced in matters of food production. For example, ancient Greeks used systems of irrigation and crop rotation to grow food along the coast where the soil was poor where they grew olives, grapes, and figs. In the plains, where the soil was richer, the ancient Greeks also grew wheat to make bread. Fish, seafood, and home-made wines were also very popular food items in ancient Greece. In some of the larger Greek city-states, meat could be purchased in cook shops. However, meat was rarely eaten, and was used mostly for religious sacrifices. Ancient Greek gilt, anyone?< Less
Ancient Food & Recipes of the Ages: the Renaissance By R.D. Dalen
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This book introduces readers to food, eating, and many typical recipes (e.g., Limonia) from the Renaissance period. During the Renaissance, people typically ate two meals a day: Dinner, at midday... More > at around 11:00 or 12:00 and supper, in the evening, about 6:00. It was better to refer to having dinner instead of lunch or even luncheon. Invite people to dine with you, or ask "Where shall we dine today?" Schoolboys, working people, and housewives got up around 5 or 6 am, or even earlier. Breakfast was simply a matter of breaking one's fast on arising, and was not considered a formal meal. At Court, depending on the day's activities, or last night's, you would probably: arise somewhat later, have a little bread and wine while your servants get you: dressed, barbered, made up, perfumed, and so on.< Less

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