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The firehouse cookbook
Kite, Dorothy Jackson, 1922-
Publication Information:
New York : Viking Press, 1975.
Physical Description:
ix, 209 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
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Central Library TX715 .K57 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks

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A collection of 150 recipes from firehouses across the United States, accompanied by stories about the firehouse. All the recipes have been tested by Better Homes and Gardens magazine test kitchens, and include such American favorites as New England clam chowder, Carolina coconut pie, Fire Alarm Chili, and many others. Firemen are known to be great cooks as well as wonderful heroes, and this book lets them show off their culinary talent.

Author Notes

Dorothy Jackson Kite lives in Tiger, Georgia, with her husband, Roy, a retired firefighter and Fire Training Officer in College Park, Georgia, where he doubled as a chef at his local fire station. Kite's grandfather was a volunteer firefighter in the days of horse-drawn fire engines.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. ix
Firehouse Recipes from the New England and Middle Atlantic Statesp. 1
Firehouse Recipes from the South Atlantic Statesp. 27
A Brief History Of Firefighting In The United Statesp. 69
Firehouse Recipes from the North Central Statesp. 71
Firehouse Cooks--From Sidekick To Veteran Chefp. 129
Firehouse Recipes from the South Central Statesp. 131
About Systems Of Firehouse Cookingp. 161
Firehouse Recipes from the Mountain and Pacific States, Alaska, and Hawaiip. 163
Indexp. 201

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