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Chili Nation: The Ultimate Chili Cookbook With Recipes from Every State in the Nation
Published: January 5, 1999
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From Chili a la Whistle Stop (Alabama) to Serious Capitol Punishment Chili (District of Columbia) to Code 10 Chili (Wyoming), you'll find every imaginable version of what the authors describe as our "one truly national shared
food." There are chilies with beans and without, with meat and without, green chilies, and many variations on the classic "bowl o'red." The Sterns' Roadfood (1976) and other books on American food are well known, and their latest is fun to browse
through. For most collections.
Copyright 1998 Reed Business Information, Inc.
Jane and Michael Stern document that every state in the Union has its own approach to chili, the Texas-created national dish. Devotees of the
original "bowl of red" may fume in protest that Maryland's shrimp and crabmeat in cream sauce lightly rouged with chili powder stretches the definition of chili beyond the breaking point. Michigan's Upper Peninsula stuffs its miners' pasties with chili
instead of the traditional meat and rutabaga filling. Washington State spikes its chili with plenty of... read more
Time to Chow Down and Chili Up!
Here is the most comprehensive guide ever to making and enjoying
America's favorite meal in a bowl.
From California's Gilroy Super Garlic Chili and Florida's Havana Moon Chili to Wisconsin's Green Bay Chili and New Hampshire's Yankee Bean Pot Chili, Chili Nation features chili recipes from all fifty states.
With their incomparable wit and style, Jane and Michael Stern offer chili history and trivia, a mail-order guide to the best spices and peppers, and tales of beloved chili parlors coast to coast.
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