Great eats from all 50 states are captured inside the American Sandwich cookbook by Becky Mercuri. Each states features its own spread of a recipe accompanied by the history of the respective sandwich.
Format: Softcover, 141 pages.
Publisher: Gibbs Smith Publisher
Author: Becky Mercuri
Description: Americans eat more than 45 billion sandwiches per year, with the averase person consuming 193 sandwiches annually! Whether it's a Reuben from New York, a Philadelphia steak and cheese from Pennsylvania, or a fried catfish po'boy from Mississippi, there's nothing more American thai a sandwich.
It was John Montagu, the Fourth Earl of Sandwich and a notorious gambler, who is credited with naming this ubiquitous food; he liked to eat his meat between two pieces of bread so he could eat with one hand and keep the other hand free for playing cards. This collectible recipe book covers the history of the sandwich from these somewhat infamous beginnings to its delicious present-day incarnations. Each state is represented in the book with a hallmark sandwich, recipe, and great locations to get one when you're on the road.
From diners to delis to dives, American Sandwich offers fabulous recipes and tours the culinary history and culture of America's favorite food.
Condition: Title page has a small tear. Further good condition.