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(Southern - Maryland) Stieff, Frederick Philip. Eat, Drink & Be Merry in Maryland: An Anthology from a Great Tradition.


Illus. with humorous drawings by Edwin Tunis. Gilt-lettered dec. black & red cloth. First Edition, Third Impression. NY: G.P. Putnam's, [1932].

This book is filled with heritage recipes of Maryland contributed by restaurants and individuals give deep insight into the native foods of the state. Along with recipes for things like Crab Flake Maryland, Southern Fried Chicken, Maryland Rice Bread, Federal Cake, numerous cocktails and preserves, etc., there are entire chapters on oysters, terrapin, and game.

Also, descriptions of how to deal with foods possibly unfamiliar to the reader, such as hard-shelled crabs, cooking Diamond-back terrapin, how to get started on a bear steak, etc. Near fine and bright.