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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 Martins Pr, Gordonsville, Virginia, U.S.A., 1993
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Oversized 384pp including index Over 325 simple and easy-to-follow recipes Over 150 wonderful illustrations of history of eating on the train. Bookseller Inventory # 73199

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Title: Dining by Rail: The History and Recipes of ...

Publisher: St Martins Pr, Gordonsville, Virginia, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1993

Binding: Cloth Hardback

Book Condition: As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Edition: First Edition

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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 Dining By Rail. He lives and teaches in State College, Pennsylvania.

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