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AMERICA THE GREAT COOKBOOK Launches 10/31/17

AMERICA THE GREAT COOKBOOK Launches 10/31/17

THE STORY

We have been asking America's best chefs a personal question: What do you cook for the people you love? And they've answered in America The Great Cookbook the ultimate celebration of our country's food scene, in all its glorious diversity. Featuring recipes and stories from over 100 top food personalities, the carefully curated cookbook is an opportunity for home cooks to get an intimate glimpse into the lives of their favorite food heroes as they share what they cook for their loved ones.

Celebrated chefs like Carla Hall, Mario Batali, and Marcus Samuelsson, food revolutionaries such as Ruth Reichl and Joan Nathan and local farmers including Murder Point Oysters and Frog Hollow Farm not only capture the diversity of America, but also showcase the variety of food production in each state, spotlighting practices such as fishing and foraging. Lavishly photographed with food and lifestyle imagery, and with a unique cover designed by a renowned artist, this gorgeous book tells the story of cooking-and making food for those we love-across America.

RECIPES + PERSONALITIES

A snapshot of recipes and personalities featured include:

Midwest

-Enchiladas Verdes from Rick Bayless

-Vanilla Cake with Rhubarb Buttercream from Molly Yeh

Northeast

-Fried Chicken and Red Velvet Waffles from Marcus Samuelsson

-The Zahav Lamb Shoulder from Michael Solomonov

Southeast

-Gazpacho from Jose Andres

-My Matzo Balls from Joan Nathan

Southwest

-Espresso BBQ Sauce from Aaron Franklin of Franklin Barbecue

-Fennel and New Potato Soup with Garlic Flowers from Sonya Cote

West Coast

-Black Bean-Glazed Pork Spareribs by Charles Phan

-Braised Chickpeas from Jessica Koslow

THE TEAM

America The Great Cookbook was curated and edited by Joe Yonan, the two-time James Beard Award-winning Food and Dining editor of The Washington Post. The cookbook features original color photography by Lottie Hedley shot entirely on location and candidly captures each chef and personality in his or her own environment. The cover art is designed by celebrated American artist, Jessica Hische.

THE LOW DOWN

The hardcover cookbook will be available for purchase wherever books are sold beginning October 31, 2017 for $40.00 and is currently available for pre-order on Amazon by visiting https://www.amazon.com/Great-American-Cookbook-Joe-Yonan/dp/1681882825. Weldon Owen is a proud supporter of the No Kid Hungry (https://www.nokidhungry.org/) campaign and this book purchase will help No Kid Hungry connect kids with at least 200,000 meals.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of America, The Great Cookbook



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