Rae Katherine Eighmey's Abraham Lincoln in the Kitchen: A Culinary View of Lincoln's PDF

By Rae Katherine Eighmey

ISBN-10: 158834455X

ISBN-13: 9781588344557

ISBN-10: 1588346188

ISBN-13: 9781588346186

Abraham Lincoln within the Kitchen is a culinary biography not like any prior to. The very statement of the title--that Abraham Lincoln cooked--is attention-grabbing and actual. it really is an perception into the standard lifetime of one in all our nation's favourite and such a lot esteemed presidents and how to adventure flavors and textures of the prior. Eighmey solves riddles resembling what kind of barbeque might be served to millions at political rallies whilst paper plates and napkins did not exist, and what gingerbread recipe might have been Lincoln's youth favourite while few households owned cookie cutters and he might hold the cookies in his pocket. via Eighmey's eyes and culinary learn and experiments--including sleuthing for Lincoln's grocery accounts in Springfield ledgers and turning a yard grill right into a cast iron stove--the meals that Lincoln loved, cooked, or served are translated into sleek recipes in order that genuine nutrition and meals of 1820-1865 are attainable for domestic chefs. be happy to tug up a chair to Lincoln's table.

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