Food Festival, U.S.A.: Red, White, & Blue Ribbon Recipes from All 50 States
America's ethnic and food festivals celebrate our diversity and draw their character from the true colors of our vast nation. Author Becky Mercuri ... Show synopsis America's ethnic and food festivals celebrate our diversity and draw their character from the true colors of our vast nation. Author Becky Mercuri traveled the countryside to bring home the food and fun from festivals in all fifty states. Eat your way across America, from a delicate lobster risotto on the Maine coast to prize-winning apple pie in the heart of Washington State, Minnesota Danish kringle to southwestern Zuni green chili or catfish lafitte in Mississippi. Written in an engaging, hometown style, Food Festival, U.S.A. features the best of regional fare with over 250 recipes and entertaining tidbits on festival and community traditions in each state. Also included are a calendar of festivals running all year round, suggested regional itineraries, and a directory by state, complete with contact information. Regional illustrations by Tom Klare color the landscape.