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Yellow Tavern and Beyond, From Family Letters and Journals

By: Dorothy Francis Atkinson

Price: $43.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2006

Seller ID: A4131

ISBN: 0788441310

Condition: 454 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2006, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 454 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


On memorial days in the 1930s, the author helped her father with the decoration of J. E. B. Stuart's monument on the Yellow Tavern battlefield in Virginia. The area called Yellow Tavern cannot be located on any modern map. Yellow Tavern is now defined by the action that took place there, along the roads that passed through it, the railroads that encircled it, and by the lives of the families who lived there during the eighteenth century. It is the author's intention by this treatise to try to look at the strife through the eyes of the women as they wove the threads of their lives and those of ... View more info

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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