The Great American Apple:
At the Very Core of Our Culture

by Patricia B. Mitchell

The Great American Apple

Irresistible apple recipes and fascinating facts and anecdotes about apples in America from 1622 to the present. Published 1995. 48 recipes, 36 pages, 68 research notes. 5.5 x 8.5 inches. Soft cover, saddle-stitched. ISBN-10: 0-925117-81-1. ISBN-13: 978-0-925117-81-6.

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Who doesn't like apples? Cooked or raw, these cousins of roses are a favorite American food, showing up in desserts, salads, breads, even main dishes, and, of course, as just about the best and easiest snack food on the planet.

The Great American Apple by Patricia B. Mitchell, sings the praises of this noble fruit and shows its importance in the American diet and psyche throughout the history of this great nation.

“Steamy Cider,” “Spunky Applesauce,” “Oat Applesauce Drop-Biscuits,” “Glazed Meatloaf,” and “Apple-Pecan Cake” are just a few of the recipes in The Great American Apple which showcase the apple as an indispensable part of the American diet.

Old quotations and tales about apples make The Great American Apple especially appealing to read.

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