|Germany's Regional Recipes|
Helga Hughes and her late husband Ken visited Germany repeatedly to collect these recipes and festival traditions from the 16 provinces of the new Germany. The nutcrackers seen on the colorful covers are from German folklorist Karin Gottier. Accented throughout the book are proverbial quotes plucked from works of the Brothers Grimm by Joanne Asala. Coil bound, 6 x 9", 172 pages.
|Great German Recipes|
Recipes include Berlin punch, German coleslaw, hearty barley soup, raisin bread, sauerbraten, cauliflower in white sauce, and Black Forest cherry cake. Book includes German-American sites, folk art designs, table blessings, traditions, and familiar German words. Spiral bound, 5 1/2 x 3 1/2", 160 pages.
|German Style Recipes |
German Style Recipes, a handy, stocking-stuffer-sized version of our German-American Life Recipes and Traditions, is packed full of more than 100 recipes, plus tidbits about German culture. Try iced coffee, ham and cheese toast, vegetable broth with dumplings, German-style potato salad, pretzels, German rye bread, Sauerbraten, cod in herbed sauce, apple streusel pie, honey cookies, and more.
More than 75 photographs from 1900 onward illustrate life and scenes in the Amana Colonies of Iowa, including German recipes by the cooks who made them famous. More than 100 recipes include beer batter for vegetables, cabbage soup, watercress salad, Amana-style sour cream salad, quick saurbraten, marinated round steak, roast pheasant with apples and kraut, red raspberry pie, chocolate layer cake, and more. This book also includes history, culture, and religion of the Amana Colonies, a communal society until 1932.
|Waffles, Flapjacks etc.|
Extraordinary collection of recipes in this handy book. Favorites include German baked apple pancake, peanut butter pancakes, belgian waffles, lemon crepes, and blueberry sauce. A must-have for any breakfast lover! Spiral bound, 5-1/2 x 3-1/2", 124 pages.
|Cherished Czech Recipes|
Recipes in this book were carefully chosen to reflect the food traditions of Czech Americans. Many of the recipes have not been previously published, and a special section reflects the traditional Christmas favorites of pioneer Czech families. Recipes include potato soup, honeybread, Bohemian beef dinner, wild rice casserole, dumplings, and kolaches. Book includes Czech festivals, sites, and proverbs. Spiral bound, 5-1/2 x 3-1/2", 143 pages.
|Quality Czech Mushroom Recipes|
The recipes in this little book–collected from members of the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library in Cedar Rapids, Iowa–reflect the culinary traditions of the immigrants. The book contains appetizers, main entrees, soups, salads, egg dishes, sauces, and spreads. Many are old-fashioned recipes cherished by immigrants; others have been adapted to the New World. Spiral bound, 5-1/2 x 3-1/2", 160 pages.
|Czech & Slovak Kolaches|
This collection of recipes satisfies both the test of time and taste. Compiled with the the Guild of the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the book includes recipes from the Phillips (Wisconsin) Czechoslovakian Community Festival Committee, Sokol of Greater Cleveland (Ohio), and friends of Penfield. This book celebrates the heartwarming and sustaining treats created by generations of Czech and Slovak cooks. Among the many varieties in flavor and preparation of the kolache is the "No Knead Refrigerator Kolache," used by the Phillips, Wisconsin, festival committee to prepare as many as 7,000 succulent rolls for their annual fete. Other recipes feature ease of preparation and an assortment of tastes. There are recipes for fillings made with fruits, cheese, sausage, sauerkraut, nuts, and the staple poppy seed. Spiral bound, 5-1/2 x 3-1/2", 160 pages.
Many Slovak immigrants came to America from rural areas, small villages and twons. This liitle book provides a sampling of the hale and hearty foods of the slovak people. Recipes are in a spiral-bound, easy-to-hold format. 5-1/2 x 3-1/2", 170 pages.
They come in many sizes, can be prepared many different ways, and are a part of Czech and Slovak cuisine, but dumplings find a way to please almost anyone's fancy! This book includes such recipes as sugar plum dumplings, homemade dumpling soup, easy potato dumplings, chicken stew with herb dumplings, leg of veal with wine sauce and dumplings, and fluffy dumplings. Collected by The Museum Guild of the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library. Cover and other illustrations by Marjorie Kopecek Nejdl. Spiral bound, 5-1/2 x 3-1/2", 160 pages.
|Fire In The Bowl |
In the popular recipe-card size Stocking Stuffer series format, Fire in the Bowl: Favorite Chili Recipes and More is chock full of the best spicy mild-to-hot recipes and side dishes you'll ever find. The cover features hot chili peppers from Western Mexico on a plate from a beach vendor. The back cover features a red chili wreath, made only from fresh bright red piquin peppers grown for centuries in the Mesilla Valley region of southern New Mexico. Fire in the Bowl: Favorite Chili Recipes and More is compiled by Carol Blakely of Texas. Carol grew up helping her mother and grandmother in the kitchen beginning around the age of seven. By the time she was eleven, she was preparing a complete Sunday dinner for her large family. In the late 1990s, she turned to the Internet to share her love of food and cooking with her web site, The Jalapeño Café. The Jalapeño Café is devoted to Southwestern and Mexican cooking, with music, poems, and images about food and life styles in the Southwest.
|Tales From Texas Tables|
This book tells about the roots of Texas cooking, where an unusual terrain of climate and cultures resulted in one of the most complex and delicious mixtures of foods in the world. You’ll find recipes from old Texas cookbooks and unrecorded recipes passed down from one generation of Texans to another. Recipes include dill pickles, tea cakes, kolaches, German potato salad, poke salad, jumbo soup, chicken-fried steak, calabacitas, and chocolate fudge cake. The recipes come in a convenient, spiral-bound book, with pages the size of recipe index cards.
Spiral-bound, 5-1/2 x 3-1/2", 168 pages.
|License to Cook Texas Style|
This book celebrates the many cultures that contribute to the variety of flavors and taste in the art of food and cooking in Texas, along with historical sites to see and "peppery" food facts. More than 100 recipes present an assortment of tastes. The art of "pickling" has been perfected by generations of Crawford cooks in their Bread & Butter Pickles recipe. Dora's Cornbread Dressing, a favorite of Norma Crow's family, usually prepared from instinct, was finally written down for this book as well as for the family. Houston attorney Karen Tripp shares a collection from her own southern background and that of her husband, Blake Barnett, who comes from Nacogdoches. Ruth Teleki, whose family pioneered the Houston area, grew up thinking everyone enjoyed Baked Redfish; she includes the recipe, adjusted to family taste over the years, as well as more recipes using the state's abundance of fish and game. Along with the well-known spicy Mexican and smoked cowboy fare, recipes from other contributors reflect the Gulf Coast, Southern, and European traditions that enrich the flavor of Texas.
Recipes include such favorites as Pico de Gallo, Easy Skillet Fajitas, Prairie Fire, and Cheese Wafers from Lady Bird Johnson. Armadillo Eggs, Perfect Guacamole, Poo Poos, Pioneer Jailhouse Chili, Sugar-fried Chicken, Stage Coach Inn Hush Puppies, and Easy Frozen Margaritas are a few of the other classic recipes in this volume.Texas Cookoff also provides a handy guide to cookoff events held throughout Texas each year.
Spiral-bound, 3-1/2 x 5-1/2", 164 pages.
|Stewing in Texas|
This 126-page volume tells the fascinating and often hilarious account of what happens when Penfield Press was sued in Texas on the copyrightability of recipes. Follow the story of the pending lawsuit through the eyes of Joan Liffring-Zug Bourret and the words of one extraordinary Texas district court judge for both dramatic reading and hearty laughter. A great source for the best historic recipes for classic Texas cooking. Perfect bound.
|Pleasing Polish Recipes|
Features a great variety of flavorful regional foods, such as hot beer, vegetable soup, leek salad, graham bread, Polish hunter's stew, stuffed baked turkey, potato pancakes, dill pickles, nut roll, gingerbread, and royal mazurkas. This book also includes information on dyeing traditional brown Easter eggs and a table grace. Spiral bound, 5-1/2 x 3-1/2", 160 pages.
|My Homeade Polish Recipes|
Many recipes in this bilingual cookbook come from the Polish-born author's mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, and aunts. All the recipes are tied to both countries. They are easy to follow and require mostly common, affordable ingredients. Sections include salads, soups, meats, seafood, desserts, and pies-a total of 120 recipes. Hardback, 7-1/2 x 10".
|License to Cook Italian|
This book includes recipes from earlier Penfield publications now out of print. California winery favorites include baked lasagne Bolognese style, steamed mussels, and braised beef short ribs in Zinfandel. Other recipes in the book include lentil and Italian sausage soup, fennel salad, pizza in the rustic style, Italian pepper steak, large tortellini, eggplant patties, and Gino's tiramisu. Book also gives information on pasta, Italian cheeses, olive oil, and wines. Spiral bound, 170 pages.
|Recipes of Old Mexico |
From "antojitos" (appetizers) to "postres" (desserts) - your favorite Mexican recipes have been complied by Carol Blakely into this popular Penfield "stocking stuffer" format. Over 100 traditional and popular recipes with their Spanish and English names are found in this useful books. Tostadas, Quesadillas Mexicanas, Tortillas de Masa, Enchiladas, Tacos, Tamales, Jalapeno Relish, Lime Soup, Mole Poblano, Fajitas, Ceviche, Frijoles Refritos, Arroz Verde, Tortilla Soup, Fried Christmas Cookies, and of course, a recipe for the classic Margarita are all included. Interesting information about Mexican festivals, sayings, and riddles are found tucked in with the recipes, as well as useful information on how to soften tortillas and what to make for Cinco de Mayo.
Spiral bound, 5-1/2 x 3-1/2", 174 pages.
In addition to 142 enticing Hungarian recipes, the author offers culinary tips, explains characteristics of the Hungarian language, and includes a glossary of terms used throughout the book. Several chapters describe seasonal and ceremonial observances transplanted from Hungary and still practiced in America.
Paperback, 5-1/2 x 8-1/4",215 pages.
|Scandinavian Sweet Treats|
"Scandinavian Sweet Treats," in the popular recipe-card file size stocking-stuffer format, includes recipes and notes about the best of Scandinavian coffee and desserts and was inspired by the Swedish love of coffee and sweets. Scandinavian hospitality is shown to a guest with a variety of cookies, pastries, and cakes served at the coffee table. In addition to the recipes, this book also contains memories shared by Scandinavian folks on the tradition of Afternoon Coffee in Norway, a Danish coffee table, memories of a Finnish coffee table, remembering Icelandic sweet treats, and a summer day picnic in Sweden. The stories are charming and remind us of a time that was less hectic than our own. Recipes include Cinnamon Coffee (Finnish), Norwegian Christmas Bread, Swedish Rusks, Norwegian Cookies, Swedish Sugar Twists, and a Butterscotch Dessert that is out of this world!
Rosemaling in color on the cover. Features traditional foods of all five Scandinavian countries. Recipes include nutty cheese crispies, Danish wine cooler, sourdough pumpernickel, Norwegian crispbread delight, Swedish brown beans, Finnish meatballs, Icelandic pancakes, and rice pudding. Spiral bound, 5-1/2 x 3-1/2", 160 pages.
|Scandinavian Holiday Recipes|
Recipes and reflections on the traditions, sites, and events associated with the holidays observed by Danish, Finnish, Icelandic, Norwegian, and Swedish Americans. Spiral bound, 5-1/2 x 3- 1/2", 160 pages.
|Recipes From Ireland|
Authentic recipes from great cooks in Ireland and from Irish Americans. Features charming facts and lore. Recipes include hot mulled ale, scones, cheese toast, fish soup, baked onions, oyster soufflé, traditional spiced beef, and baked almond pudding. Spiral bound, 5-1/2 x 3-1/2", 120 pages.
|Dear Danish Recipes|
Contains recipes, facts, and cooking hints from contributors of strong Danish heritage. Recipes include princess cakes, mushroom delight, salmon macaroni salad, smoked bacon with apples and onions, rye bread, easy Danish doughnuts, dream cookies, and Danish prune trifle. Spiral bound, 5-1/2 x 3-1/2", 160 pages.
|AE Bleskiver and More A Sampling of Danish Recipes|
Aebleskiver is a doughnut-like treat that can turn an ordinary meal into a succulent feast. This book contains numerous aebleskiver recipes, but also covers coffee cakes, sweet breads, and pastries; breads, rolls, and rusks; smorrebrod; salads; soups; main dishes; vegetables; sauces and dressings; cakes; cookies; and drinks.. Recipes are in a spiral-bound, easy-to-hold format. 5-1/2 x 3-1/2", 166 pages.
|Savory Scottish Recipes|
Internationally respected for much of its fare, Scotland is famous for its smoked salmon, herring, Dundee cake, Keiller marmalades, and heather honey. Recipes include Prince Charlie's Pancakes, Dunlop Rarebit, Cock-A-Leekie Soup, Drop Scones, Dundee Marmalade, Scottish Shortbread, Haggis, Newhaven Cream,Game Pie, Scots Triffle, Dundee Cake, and Edinburgh Rock Candy. A fresh look at the excellence of Scottish cuisine. A Wee Glossary (to help make your cooking experience more enjoyable, easier, and educational), quick facts about poet Robert Burns' country, and a touch of Celtic history are also included. Spiral-bound, 5-1/2 x 3-1/2", 154 pages.