American Profile Hometown Cookbook by Mary Carter

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Over 400 of the best hometown recipes from America's Hometown Magazine.

American Profile magazine celebrates hometown life in America. Over the years, American Profile has invited readers to send in their favorite recipes for publication, including the stories behind them―tales of recipes passed from generation to generation, traded among dear friends, or created to meet the needs of a family on a budget.

In this extraordinary cookbook, you'll find traditional American favorites with a unique twist alongside ethnic creations from around the world, such as:

Apple-Sausage PancakesPrairie-Fire Chicken StripsHoliday Spiced TeaAunt Lillian's Pumpkin BreadTamale SoupPistachio and Pasta SaladGrandma's Swiss SteakChicken DumplingsSnapper TropicalLazy PierogiApple CakeTiramisu Torte

Also included are helpful tips from American Profile's test kitchen as well as 30 articles on hometown festivals and fairs across the nation that give you a sneak peek into the lives of the ordinary citizens that make up hometown America.

Whether it's a simple soup for the family or a full meal for visitors, the American Profile Hometown Cookbook has just the right recipe to make any gathering a special occasion.


About Mary Carter

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MARY CARTER is a freelance writer and novelist. Her works include "My Sister's Voice, She'll Take It, Accidentally Engaged, Sunnyside Blues", and "The Honeymoon House" in the bestselling anthology "Almost Home". She is a graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, which is part of the Rochester Institute of Technology. She recently completed "A Very Maui Christmas", a new novella included in a Christmas of 2010 anthology.
Published April 18, 2006 by Thomas Nelson. 352 pages
Genres: Cooking. Non-fiction

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