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Dining Car To The Pacific: The “Famously Good” Food of the Northern Pacific Railway (Fesler-Lampert Minnesota Heritage)

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en Paperback – 15 Aug 2004
A tribute to the lost era of the railway dining car, with 150 authentic recipes—back in print!

In a prevailing atmosphere of optimism and excitement, workers broke ground for the transcontinental journey of the Northern Pacific Railway in 1870. Recalling a time when travelers were treated with geniality and respect, Dining Car to the Pacific is a tribute to the most unforgettable part of the rail journey westward—a meal in the dining car.
William A. McKenzie offers a lavishly illustrated and richly detailed account of hospitality on the NP—a service that many considered to be the best in the industry—drawing on sources ranging from railroad records of the 1860s to anecdotal accounts from the people who were there. In addition, McKenzie includes more than 150 authentic recipes used on the line, such as the Great Big Baked Potato, Washington Apple Pan Cake, and Northern Pacific Fruit Cake. Dining Car to the Pacific will be a treasured addition to the libraries not only of historians and cooks, but also of anyone with nostalgia for the dining car experience.
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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9780816645626
ISBN-10: 0816645620
Pagini: 176
Ilustrații: 69 halftones, 16 line art
Dimensiuni: 216 x 279 x 10 mm
Greutate: 0.51 kg
Ediția: First edition
Editura: University of Minnesota Press
Colecția Univ Of Minnesota Press
Seria Fesler-Lampert Minnesota Heritage

Locul publicării: United States

Notă biografică

William A. McKenzie (1926–2003) worked for nearly thirty years as an editor, public relations manager, and corporate historian for the Northern Pacific Railway. He spent two years as a consultant to its corporate successor, Burlington Northern Inc., organizing the company's archival records. His wife, Violet, has standardized and tested each of the recipes for use in modern family kitchens.

Cuprins

Personal Observations
Acknowledgments
1. A Trip in a Dining Car
2. Eating on the Road
3. Building the Northern Pacific
4. Henry Villard and the Dining Cars
5. Across the Continent
6. Hazen Titus and the Great Big Baked Potato
7. Waiters and Unions
8. Dining Car Line to the Pacific
9. The End of the Dining Car Service Notes
10. Recipes
Beverages
Breakfast Dishes
Soups
Salads and Salad Dressings
Fish and Seafoods
Meats
Poultry and Stuffings
Sauces
Potatoes
Vegetables
Breads
Fruit Cakes
Pies
Desserts
Miscellaneous
Index
Recipe Index