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The Unofficial Mad Men Cookbook: Inside the Kitchens, Bars, and Restaurants of Mad Men


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Dine like Draper and Drink like Sterling with More Than 70 Recipes from the Kitchens, Bars, and Restaurants Seen on Mad Men

Ever wish you could mix an Old Fashioned just the way Don Draper likes it? Or prepare Oysters Rockefeller and a martini the way they did fifty years ago at one of Roger Sterlings favorite haunts, The Grand Central Oyster Bar? Ever wonder how Joan Harris manages to prepare a perfect crown roast in her tiny apartment kitchen? Or about the connection between Jackie Kennedys 1962 White House tour and Betty Drapers Valentines Day room service order?

The Unofficial Mad Men Cookbook serves up more than 70 recipes to satisfy a Mad Men appetite! From the tables of Manhattans most legendary restaurants and bars to the Drapers Around the World dinner, this book is your entrée to the culinary world of Man Men-era New York.

Packed with period detail, The Unofficial Mad Men Cookbook provides invaluable historical and cultural context for the food and drink featured in the show, tips on throwing a successful 60s cocktail party, and even a guide to favored Mad Men hangouts. Every recipe inside is authentic to the time.

Whether youre planning a Mad Men-themed dinner party, need to mix up some authentic Mad Men cocktails, or just cant get enough of the show itself, this is your essential resource, a guide to all foods and drinks Mad Men. So hang up your coat, pour yourself a cocktail, and get ready to dine like Draper and drink like Sterling with The Unofficial Mad Men Cookbook.

Includes a color photo insert of 16 dishes, plus additional black and white photos and other images of bars, restaurants, and food advertisements from the 1960s.


* Playboy Whiskey Sour

* Sardis Steak Tartar

* Connies Waldorf Salad

* Sals Spaghetti and Meatballs

* Pat Nixons Date Nut Bread

* Lindys Cherry Cheesecake

Table of Contents



Dons Old Fashioned and Rogers Martini

Trader Vics Mai Tai

The Pierre Hotels Irish Coffee

P.J. Clarkes Sidecar and Vesper

Classic Algonquin Cocktail

Peggys Brandy Alexander

Sterling Cooper Jade and Bacardi Stinger

Bridge Night Tom Collins

The ‘21 Bloody Mary

Stork Club Cocktail The Beverly Hills Hotel Royal Hawaiian

Vodka Gimlet

Peggy and Pauls Bacardi Rum Frappé

Jane Sterlings Mint Julep

The Dublin House Rusty Nail

Canadian Clubhouse Punch and Lucky Strike Holiday Eggnog

Joans Blue Hawaii

The Oak Bar Manhattan

Playboy Whiskey Sour


Bettys Stuffed Celery

Classic Shrimp Cocktail

Sterling Cooper Blini and Caviar

Petes California Dip

Oysters Rockefeller

Jerrys Deviled Eggs

Sardis Steak Tartar

Bettys Around the World Dinner: Gazpacho and Rumaki

Palm Springs Chile Rellenos

Rockefeller Fundraiser Hors dOeuvre

Egg Rolls Sterling Cooper Style

Forum of the Twelve Caesars Golden Eggs of Crassus and Marinated Olives

Barbettas Roasted Fresh Peppers alla Bagna Cauda


Jackie Kennedys Avocado and Crabmeat Mimosa

Sardis Hearts of Palm Salad

The Palms Wedge Salad

Carlas Potato Salad

Keenss Caesar Salad

Connies Waldorf Salad

Main Courses

Sole Amandine Waldorf Style with Julia Childs

Potatoes Au Gratin

Trudys Rib Eye in the Pan

Beef Wellington

Bettys Turkey Tetrazzini

Lutèce Gambas au Beurre dEscargot (Freshwater Prawns in Snail Butter)

Sals Spaghetti and Meatballs with Marinara

Trudys Flying Roast Chicken with Stuffing

Joans Stuffed Crown Roast of Pork

Dons Corned Beef Hash

Bettys Swedish Meatballs

Miss Farrells Fettuccine Alfredo

Chicken Kiev

Pineapple-Glazed Ham

Desserts and Sweets

Pat Nixons Date Nut Bread

Sallys Cocoa Fudge Cake

Kittys Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Katherine Olsons Coffee Cake

Henry and Bettys Apricot Apple Pie

Faye Millers Chocolate Chip Cookies

Popcorn Balls

Barbettas Pears Baked in Red Wine alla Piemontese

Lindys Cherry Cheesecake

Sallys French Toast (with Rum)

When in New York…A Handy List of Mad Men Haunts

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Inside the Kitchens, Bars, and Restaurants of Mad Men
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Gelman, Judy
Zheutlin, Peter
Cooking : History
Cooking : Courses & Dishes - General
Cooking : Tablesetting
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Trade Paper
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Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
9 x 7 in 21.5 oz

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