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Thousand dollar dinner : America's first great cookery challenge

Author: Becky Libourel Diamond
Publisher: Yardley : Westholme, [2015] ©2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes in detail a lavish seventeen-course meal that launched a new age in American dining.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Becky Libourel Diamond
ISBN: 159416231X 9781594162312
OCLC Number: 910334689
Description: xxiv, 231 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: An Invitation --
La Carte. --
First Course Oysters --
Second Course Soups --
Third Course Fish --
Fourth Course Boiled --
Fifth Course Cold Dishes --
Sixth Course Entrée No. 1 --
Seventh Course Entrée No. 2 --
Eight Course Roast --
Ninth Course Pièces Montées, Vegetables --
Tenth Course Coup Du Millieu --
Eleventh Course Game --
Twelfth Course Diamond-Back Terrapin --
Thirteenth Course Pastry --
Fourteenth Course Confectionery --
Fifteenth Course Ice Creams and Water Ices --
Sixteenth Course Fruits and Nuts --
Seventeenth Course Café Noir --
An Ovation --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Acknowledgments --
Index.
Responsibility: Becky Libourel Diamond.
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From the first chapter to the last, "The Thousand Dollar Dinner" captivates readers with a sumptuous feast that would top any modern-day event. In this well-researched book, Diamond shows how Read more...

 
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