The Art of Eating

art of eating cover imageThe Art of Eating

by Edward Behr
University of California Press
Hardcover - 296 pages

Edward Behr has offered companionship and creativity to culinary enthusiasts, including some of America's most famous chefs. This book collects the best recipes of the magazine's past twenty-five years-from classic appetizer and vegetable side dishes to meat entrees and desserts. Each section or recipe is introduced with a note on its relevant cultural history or something particular about a technique it uses, revealing how French and Italian cultural influences have shaped American cuisine.