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Eat, Drink, and Be Merry in Maryland

By: Frederick Philip Stieff

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press: 1997

Seller ID: 857368

ISBN: 0-8018-5736-8

Condition: 354 pages, 50 illus, paperback, Johns Hopkins University Press


Frederick Philip Stieff, son of the piano-making Baltimore family, was a celebrated amateur chef and a sort of menu historian. He made a personal crusade of collecting-mainly using hand-written family papers and the memories of aged cooks-old Maryland recipes. This volume, he declares in his foreword, offers merely "a generalization, a diversification of the receipts [as he calls them] which have for decades contributed to the gastronomic supremacy of Maryland."Cooking and mixing instructions cover, in separate chapters, everything from oysters, a specialty of the counties borderin... View more info