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By Rae Katherine Eighmey

ISBN-10: 158834455X

ISBN-13: 9781588344557

ISBN-10: 1588346188

ISBN-13: 9781588346186

Abraham Lincoln within the Kitchen is a culinary biography in contrast to any ahead of. The very statement of the title--that Abraham Lincoln cooked--is attention-grabbing and real. it is an perception into the standard lifetime of one in every of our nation's favourite and such a lot esteemed presidents and the way to adventure flavors and textures of the prior. Eighmey solves riddles resembling what form of barbeque may be served to hundreds of thousands at political rallies while paper plates and napkins did not exist, and what gingerbread recipe might have been Lincoln's formative years favourite whilst few households owned cookie cutters and he may hold the cookies in his pocket. via Eighmey's eyes and culinary learn and experiments--including sleuthing for Lincoln's grocery accounts in Springfield ledgers and turning a yard grill right into a forged iron stove--the meals that Lincoln loved, cooked, or served are translated into sleek recipes in order that genuine foodstuff and meals of 1820-1865 are attainable for domestic chefs. be happy to tug up a chair to Lincoln's table.

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