A M E R I C A N  F O O D  &  C U L T U R E

Celebrate July 4th with American Food & Culture!

Food Fare Culinary Collection: American Food & CultureAmerican Food & Culture contains information about the food culture of the United States, including a brief history, food in the New World, early Native American food, facts about the flag and the White House, food milestones, fast food in America, facts about hot dogs, traditions & holidays, politics, Yankee slang, American recipes and resources for further study.

American Food & Culture also includes a reprint of the article Hot Diggity Dog, and excerpts from U.S. Political Parties.

Food Fare's collection of American Recipes include traditional and colonial dishes, such as Apple Pie, BLT's, Baked Mac & Cheese, Biscuits & Gravy, Cobb Salad, Corn Custard with Tomatoes, Cream Biscuits, Denver Omelet, Eggs Benedict, Fried Green Tomatoes, Fried Mushrooms, Grilled Cheese Sandwiches, Hamburger Roll with Mushroom Sauce, Hobnails (cookies), Homemade French Fries, New England Clam Chowder, Old Salem Smash, Philly Cheesesteak Sandwiches, Pigs-in-a-Blanket, Plymouth Succotash, Pork & Apple Pie, Potato Salad and Southern Fried Chicken, among many others.

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Food Fare: Global Seafood CookbookHappy New Year! Welcome to our first news post of 2016, and to the announcement of our 10th cookbook release:

The Global Seafood Cookbook contains more than 200 seafood recipes for appetizers & salads, entrees, shellfish entrees, pasta, soups & stews, salmon, along with condiments, sauces & seasonings. There are well-known favorites such as clam chowder, crab cakes, various forms of fried fish, lobster tails with lemon butter, oyster stew, poached salmon, shrimp salad, sushi and much more, but the Global Seafood Cookbook also offers unique - yet delicious - dishes found in various nooks and crannies from around the world.

Food Fare: Seafood RecipesSome of the less common recipes in the Global Seafood Cookbook include Apelsinfisk (Swedish Orange Fish), Atherina (Greek Fried Smelts), Coco Crevettes (Malagasy Prawns in Coconut Sauce), Coulibiac (Russian Salmon Pie), Hut Benoua (Moroccan Snapper with Almond Paste), Labskaus (German Herring & Corned Beef with Egg), Langouste a la Vanilla (Comorian Lobster in Vanilla Sauce), Lohikeitto (Nordic Creamy Salmon Soup), Mackerel in Rhubarb Sauce (Ireland), Marmitako (Basque Tuna Stew), Ngob Pla (Thai Perch with Curry Paste), Pastai Cocos (Welsh Cockle Pie), Salata Mishwiyya (Tunisian Grilled Pepper, Tomato & Tuna Salad), Salmagundi (Pirate Grand Salad), Sledz w Smietanie (Polish Creamed Herring) and Tweed Kettle (Scottish Salmon Hash), among dozens of others.

In addition, the Global Seafood Cookbook includes information about seafood health benefits and nutrition facts, fish trivia and general how-to guides (de-bearding, de-boning and filleting, deveining, shucking, and cracking shells).

Read the special edition of Food Notes featuring the Global Seafood Cookbook >

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It's time to get in gear to ring in the New Year!


Food Fare Culinary Collection: New Years Eve Aperitifs & AppetizersTry some of our New Years Eve-themed recipes to get you started: Arancini (Italian Rice Balls), Artichoke Bruschetta, Aussie Mozzie (Creme de Menthe cocktail), Bombo (spicy rum cocktail), Caudel (Medieval Spiced Beer), Corn Fritters, Couscous Mini Bells, Fondue Neuchateloise (Basic Swiss Fondue), Fried Mushrooms, Ginger Meat Balls, Gougeres (French Cheese Puffs), Gyoza (Japanese Pot Stickers), Hoppel-Poppel (German Eggnog), Keftedes (Greek Deep-Fried Meatballs), Mexi-Dabs (meaty tortilla scoops), Mock Champagne, Mulled Cider, Oysters on the Half Shell, Pigs-in-a-Blanket, Pirate's Last Call (cherry rum cocktail), Pita Pizza Trio, Queimada (Spanish Herbed Wine Punch), Rainbow Trail Mix, Saganaki (Greek Fried Cheese), Sausage-Cheese Balls, Spring Rolls, Stuffed Tomatoes, Sydney Sunrise (Aussie honey-orange drink), and many more. New Year's Eve Recipes >


Our seasonal e-book New Years Eve Aperitifs & Appetizers also contains information about global New Years Eve traditions, typical resolutions, recipes for drinks (alcoholic & non-alcoholic), appetizers, fun food for kids, dishes for the "morning after" and resources for further study. More >


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