Mario Batali--Big American Cookbook by Mario Batali
250 Favorite Recipes from Across the USA

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Mario Batali's delicious deep dive into American Regional cooking with 250 recipes--from San Diego Fish Tacos to Boston Cream Pie.
Over two years in the making, with Batali searching for truly delicious dishes from all corners of the US, this definitive cookbook features the best America has to offer. With over 250 simple recipes celebrating the treasures of the state fairs and the dishes of the local rotary clubs and ethnic groups. Batali has interpreted these regional gems with the same excitement and passion that he has approached traditional Italian food.
Covering the Northeast/New England, the Mid-Atlantic, the Gulf Coast, the Great Lakes, the Heartland, the Southwest, and the Pacific Coast, this book will share everything from the BBQ styles of Texas, the Smokeys and the Carolinas, to the seafood soups from yankee Boston to the spicy gumbos of the Gulf Coast and the berry pies of the Pacific Northwest. All the dishes are very simple and do-able--from Philly Cheesesteaks to Marionberry cobbler. And while Batali uses recipes passed down through the generations, he also shares hints on what he would add to the recipe to take the flavor up a notch.This is THE American cookbook you will want to own.

About Mario Batali

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Mario Batali is one of the most recognized and respected chefs working in America today, with fourteen restaurants--including his New York City flagship, Babbo Ristorante e Enoteca, as well as two restaurants in Los Angeles and three in Las Vegas--and a host of television shows, including the ever-popular "Iron Chef America". He is also the author of eight cookbooks, among them the James Beard Award-winning "Molto Italiano", the "New York Times" bestsellers "Italian Grill" and "Spain...A Culinary Road Trip", the companion book to his prime-time PBS series "Spain...On The Road Again". He has received such accolades as a "GQ Magazine" Man of the Year Award and the James Beard Award for Outstanding Chef. Mario splits his time between New York City's Greenwich Village and northern Michigan with his wife and their two sons. He started the Mario Batali Foundation in May of 2008 with the mission to feed, protect, educate, and empower children.
Published October 4, 2016 by Grand Central Life & Style. 491 pages
Genres: Cooking. Non-fiction