Recipes from Historic Texas (Hardback)
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Recipes from Historic Texas (Hardback)

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Hardback 224 Pages / Published: 25/11/2003
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Tired of the boring chain restaurant scene? Recipes from Historic Texas will please your palate and nourish your mind. Enjoy a unique bit of Texas history by visiting a wide variety of restaurants located in unusual historic settings-a gritsmill, a Dr. Pepper bottling plant, a church, and a funeral home, to name a few. Two recipes from each establishment are offered to form a well balanced selection of Texas cuisine. A brief history of each of the 70 restaurants is included, followed by basic information such as hours of operation, location, and other important details. The recipes themselves are an eclectic mix of the simple and the exotic, from the Cowboy Omelet at Beaumont's The Pig Stand to the Jicama Salad at Dallas's famous Mansion on Turtle Creek. Two indexes, one to restaurants and the other to recipes, make the book equally useful as both a travel guide and a cook book.

Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing
ISBN: 9781589790483
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 971 g
Dimensions: 262 x 211 x 19 mm

Served with a side of history, the surprisingly easy recipes allow you to bring the finest dishes in Texas to your own table. Recipes from Historic Texas will inspire in the kitchen and awaken the travel bug in all of us. -- Carrie Watson * Austin Home and Living *
A delectable, moveable feast across Texas history. -- Corey Sandler * Econoguide Travel Books *
As a native Dallasite and resident of several Lone Star cities, I grew up on the delectable variety of Texas food visited in this book. Recipes from Historic Texas takes you down the trail of culinary remembrances and captures a slice of our great state's heritage. -- CiCi Williamson, Former Texas food columnist and cookbook author
...historic restaurants populate Texas and Linda and Steve Bauer have the eclectic flavors covered in this gorgeous volume. Recipes From Historic Texas has the details to satisfy all you cravings... Whether you're an amateur chef, an armchair traveler, or the person who loves to get out and taste it all, Recipes from Historic Texas will help you celebrate the rich fabric of this large land. * Houston Tribune *
Their dedication to searching all over the Lone Star State has paid off in this comprehensive and uncommon cookbook. -- Martin Winchester * The Monitor *
Looking for a quirky dining adventure? Looking for something a bit more elegant? Keep thumbing through. Recipes from Historic Texas. * Austin American Statesman *
Linda and Steve Bauer's well-researched and cleverly written Recipes from Historic Texas: Restaurant Guide and Cookbook takes armchair travelers to notable restaurants statewide. Eat your way around the state-now that's a delicous idea! * Texas Highways *
Linda and Steve Bauer [combine] their love of history and good food and [travel] Texas searching out historic locations. * The Houston Chronicle *
It's a tough job to eat in dozens of historic Texas restaurants and then write a book about it. * Courier *
Recipes from Historic Texas hit the shelves with great appeal. -- Nancy Flake and Aaron Shock * Villager *
The Houston authors zero in on restaurants and inns housed in buildings with a past. -- Amy Culbertson * Ft. Worth Star-Telegram *
Now you can eat your way across the state without leaving your kitchen... -- Susan Champlin * Texas Journey *
The historical profiles of the buildings are concise and the recipes selected offer a wide array of appetizers, main courses, side dishes and desserts. -- Glenn Dromgoole * Avalanche-Journal *
Linda and Steve Bauer have the eclectic flavors covered in Recipes From Historic Texas. * Houston Lifestyles and Homes *
One of the greatest honors bestowed in 2003 upon La Posada Hotel and Suites was the hotel's inclusion in a cookbook. * Morning Times *
You can't fit the great state of Texas on a bookshelf, but if you start looking now, you can spend Texas Independence Day up to the Lone Star with good reads. -- Darragh Doiron * Port Arthur News *
Culinary romp across the Lone Star State. -- Judy Morgan * Daily Sentinel *
The authors have created a book with at least three facets: History, Food and Texas Travel. And wouldn't we all have liked doing the research! * Texana *
Add the spirit and flavor of Texas to any kitchen whether for a homemade meal or entertaining guests at large. * Wisconsin Bookwatch *
This unique cookbook includes a profile of each of the 66 establishments' histories with recipes from each for a total of 132. * Home Cooking *
Every stop is a unique experience...equally useful as both a travel guide and a cookbook. * Texas Aggie *

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