America: The Cookbook
The United Recipes of America: A Culinary Road Trip Through the 50 States. Learn how each state's history, culture, and traditions define what we eat.
Beyond meatloaf and mac’n’cheese — what’s the “real” American food? The answer might surprise you. Moderated by America: The Cookbook author Gabrielle Langholtz, the book’s regional contributors Christine Muhlke and Ari Weinzweig celebrate the culinary heritage of a nation, regional favorites, and melting-pot fusion. The panelists cover the nation's traditions, from persimmon pudding and pickled pike to fiddleheads and fatback, and introduce local ingredients you never knew existed, like conch, huckleberries, chicory, ackee, and sumac. Discover delicious, authentic American dishes and take a culinary road trip that will make you want to travel, eat, and discover our vast nation.
Christine Muhlke is editor-at-large of Bon Appétit and a cookbook writer. She is from Wisconsin. She is a contributor to America: The Cookbook.
Ari Weinzweig is CEO and co- founding partner of Zingerman’s Community of Businesses in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He is a contributor to America: The Cookbook.