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Dining by Rail; The History and Recipes of America's Golden Age of Railroad Cuisine.

Porterfield, James D.

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ISBN 10: 0312087683 / ISBN 13: 9780312087685
Published by St. Martin's Press, New York, 1993
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Title: Dining by Rail; The History and Recipes of ...

Publisher: St. Martin's Press, New York

Publication Date: 1993

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: fine

Edition: 1st.

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A culinary look back at America's great passenger trains offers a history of their era, illustrations of the American railroad, and more than 250 authentic recipes for meals regularly served in the dining cars of old.

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James D. Porterfield is a devotee of railroad history and a gourmet cook. He sorted through 7,500 authentic railroad recipes while preparing this book. He lives and teaches in State College, Pennsylvania.

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