The United States Cookbook: Fabulous Foods and Fascinating Facts from All 50 States
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Take a Tasty Tour of America s 50 States

1. In what state were both the lollipop and the hamburger-on-a-buninvented?

2. Where do the largest watermelons grow and what s the distancerecord for spitting watermelon seeds? How big is the world slargest potato chip and where is it now?

3. There s more to cuisine in America than just burgers and fries.Here s a mouthwatering journey across the United States where youll discove and learn how to make fabulous foods from every part ofthe country.

Treat yourself to such simple, kid-tested recipes as:
* Banana Berry Pancakes with Real Maple Syrup from Vermont
* Key Lime Pie from Florida
* Deep Dish Pizza from Illinois

The United States Cookbook is a delicious mixture of fun foodtrivia, fascinating tidbits about each state s history andtraditions, and yummy recipes you can cook yourself. What a greatway to stuff your face and feed your brain at the same time!

ANSWERS: 1. Connecticut. 2. Hope, Arkansas. The record is 30 feet.3. 25 feet long and 14 feet wide. 3. It s in the Potato Museum,Blackfoot, Idaho


JOAN D'AMICO is a cooking instructor at Kings Cooking studio in New Jersey and an educational consultant.

KAREN EICH DRUMMOND, ED.D., R.D., is a registered dietitian and the author of several adult cookbooks. The two have coauthored Wiley's The Science Chef, The Science Chef Travels Around the World, The Math Chef, and The Healthy Body Cookbook.


Partial table of contents:


Connecticut--The Constitution State: Election Day Cake.

Maine--The Pine Tree State: Blueberry Cornbread.

Vermont--The Green Mountain State: Banana Berry Pancakes with RealMaple Syrup.


Delaware--The First State: Classic Gingerbread Squares.

Maryland--The Old Line State: Maryland Baked Crab Cakes.

Pennsylvania--The Keystone State: Philadelphia Soft Pretzels.


Alabama--The Heart of Dixie: Sweet Potato Biscuits.

Arkansas--The Land of Opportunity: Chocolate Rice Pudding.

North Carolina--The Tar Heel State: North Carolina BBQ.

South Carolina--The Palmetto State: Peach Roll.

West Virginia--The Mountain State: Golden Delicious ApplePie.


Illinois--The Prairie State: Deep-Dish Pizza.

Indiana--The Hoosier State: Bread Pudding.

Missouri--The Show Me State: Black Walnut Quickbread.

Nebraska--The Cornhusker State: Reuben Sandwich.

Wisconsin--America's Dairyland: Wisconsin Cheddar Dill Puffs.


Arizona--The Grand Canyon State: Cheese Quesadilla withVegetables.

Texas--The Lone Star State: Spicy Barbecue Sauce.


Colorado--The Centennial State: Denver Sandwich.

Idaho--The Gem State: Baked Sliced Potatoes.

Utah--The Beehive State: Mallo-Mallo Fudge Squares.

Wyoming--The Cowboy State: Rancher's Beef Pot Pies.


Alaska--The Last Frontier: Baked Salmon.

California--The Golden State: Classic Caesar Salad.

Washington--The Evergreen State: Baked Apples.