Artfully Done Wichita Art Museum Cookbook

Artfully Done Across Generations Cookbook - Wichita Art Museum is a simply stunning cookbook with 538 recipes from Carlene Banks of Willow Banks Farm, and friends of the Wichita Art Museum. 


Format: Hardcover with dust jacket, 288 pages. 

Copyright: 2008 

Publisher: Friends of the Wichita Art Museum 

Author: Friends of the Wichita Art Museum 

ISBN: 9780939324538

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Description: Artfully Done Across Generations Cookbook is full of art, great food and stories; the pages awash with creativity and the joy of living. This beautiful book includes a fabulous collection of 538 best recipes from Carlene Banks and friends, over 100 works of art from the Wichita Art Museum (WAM), anecdotes about the art and recipes, and historical tidbits about changes in the kitchen over the past century. 

These time-tested recipes contain everything needed to be a great home cook. The wide breadth of recipes include current food trends such as Carmelized Onion and Gorgonzola Tartlettes,Thai Style Chicken in Won Ton Cups, and Garlic Broccoli with Pancetta and Raisins while also carrying forward heirloom recipes such as First Prize Sugar Cookies and Buttermilk Fried Chicken. 

There are also community favorites with a cultured twist, from those of historical delight such as Dr. Redbird's Supreme Preservative, Rum Cream Pie from the Innes Tea Room and Mrs. William Allen White's Chicken in Cream to elegant crowd pleasers served at community traditions such as the Wichita Symphony Showhouse Tea Rooms (Primavera Cheese Torte, Roasted Salmon Salad, Curried Chicken Cheesecake with Chutney), the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum Wreath Festival (Hot Chicken Salad, Overnight Cinnamon Rolls, Onion Cheese Muffins), "Art at a Monday" at the Wichita Art Museum and the Wichita Center for the Arts event "Holiday Tables." 

Recipes from former Senator Nancy Landon Kassebaum Baker, Governor Sebelius, other notables and friends join recipes from artists with works featured in the WAM collection, including Mary Cassatt's favorite Caramels au Chocolat. 

There arc new twists on comfort favorites like Prize Winning Meat Loaf and, but also recipes for sophisticated entertaining such as Beef Medallions with Cognac Cream Sauce, Cream of Watercress Soup, White Chocolate Amaretto Cheesecake with Peach Coulis, and Lemon Butter Pecan Tart with Raspberries. 

The Works of Art include favorites from the WAM collection, such as Mary Cassatt's Mother and Child, John Stewart Curry's Kansas Cornfield, Winslow Homer's In the Mowing and prints from Grant Wood. There are also many not previously published including Donald Roller Wilson's Cookie Had Seen One Before, Frederick Carl Frieseke's The Yellow Tulip, Birger Sandzen's Early Fall, Smoky River and many of the WAM collection of American decorative arts. You will delight in the over 100 works of art beautifully photographed by Kirk Eck, with anecdotes and historical tidbits by WAM Chief Curator Stephen Gleissner. 


Condition: Good condition. 

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