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Favorite Recipes of Home Economics Teachers: Foreign Foods Edition
Favorite Recipes of Home Economics Teachers Foreign Foods Edition Author:Home Economics Teachers Most American have eaten "Foreign Foods" all their lives and not even realized it. The recipe for potato dumplings that Grandmother always fixed for Sunday dinner came over with her from Germany. The lasagna that our best friend's mother made so deliciously was straight from Italy. Cooked in the U.S. for Americans, though, it was t... more »hought of as just a meal.
"Foreign foods" meant rare, exotic, hard-to-prepare dishes that took hours in the kitchen.
Because we now, more than ever, are a people on the move, we've become acquainted with, and found we like, the tastes of foreign lands. And because we like foreign foods, we've created a demand for a book solely devoted to its cooking.
The recipes in this unique collection were submitted by home economics teachers from all over the U.S. and Canada. All the recipes, covering over 50 foreign countries, have been home-tested for absolute accuracy.
Many of the recipes originated in the "Old Country" and have been carefully handed down from generation to generation. Even the names of some dishes preserve the old world charm.
You will find hundreds of recipes for foreign dishes - meats, soups, vegetables, salads, desserts, beverages. To help you plan a complete foreign meal for some of the countries, we have included menus typical of the countries.
There is historical and culinary background material to give you an inside glimpse of the countries. And for most recipes, the foreign and English titles are given.« less