Synopses & Reviews
There's no better way to start your day than with a hearty breakfast. And there's no better book about breakfast than A Real American Breakfast by the award-winning authors Cheryl Alters Jamison and Bill Jamison.
A Real American Breakfastis a coast-to-coast feast of 275 breakfast recipes. You'll find everything from old favorites like waffles and homemade cereals to Charleston Shrimp and Grits, Mississippi Bacon Sandwich with Milky Tomato Gravy, Oregon Salmon Hash, the LEO (Lox, Eggs, and Onions), Bronx Matzoh Brei, and so much more.
This indispensable collection of bountiful breakfasts adds new tastes and variety to the morning meal. Eggs Goldenrod, Brown Butter Scramble with Avocado, and Rio Grande Egg Puffs are just some of the food fancies guaranteed to help you break out of your bran flakes routine. Traditional breakfast fare is transformed into whimsical treats such as Crunchy French Toast, New England BrownBread Griddle Cakes, and Grits and Bits Waffles. The American melting pot heritage is also seen in our national breadbasket, from Flaky Buttermilk Biscuits and Herbed Popovers to Very Blueberry Muffins.
Breakfast doesn't have to be just for breakfast. These recipes can be enjoyed any time of day. Dishes such as hearty Salmon Croquettes and Portsmouth Salt-Cod Hash make nourishing dinners. Morning meats like Pan-Seared Iowa Breakfast Chops and a Prime-Time T-Bone are great for entertaining, any time of the year. Give brunch a boost with a creamy chicken casserole and cottage fries. Dairy delights like healthful fruit smoothies are invigorating and refreshing anytime.
Filled with historical notes, old menus, and plenty of advice on ingredients as well as technique tips, this comprehensive breakfastcookbook is one that you'll want to begin your day-especially with sixteen pages of full-color photographs that show how many of the dishes will look. So make the most important meal of the day the best meal of the day with A Real American Breakfast.
In this outstanding new cookbook, the multiple-award winning authors of "American Home Cooking" offer hundreds of delectable meals guaranteed to make breakfast the way it ought to be. The Jamisons traveled from coast-to-coast, combing menus from diners, inns, and everything in between to find dishes that represent the American culinary soul. color insert.
About the Author
Cheryl Alters Jamison and Bill Jamison are considered the most respected authorities on American regional home cooking. Their previous cookbooks have sold more than half a million copies. Awardwinning authors of fourteen cookbooks and travel guides, the Jamisons write with passion and wit about topics as varied as American home cooking, barbecue, the food and culture of the Southwest, and tropical beach travel. The Jamisons are recipients of the culinary field's most prestigious honors, with James Beard Awards for Smoke & Spice and The Border Cookbook, which also received a Julia Child/lACP Award nomination. Their most recent cookbook, American Home Cooking, took both major prizes in 2000, earning a James Beard Award and the IACP Crystal Whisk Award. They live in Santa Fe, New Mexico.