A celebration of America's diverse cuisine and food culture, America: The Cookbook offers 800 home-cooking recipes for delicious and authentic American dishes. Thoroughly researched, it delves into the country's varied traditions, influences, and unique heritage to celebrate everything that makes American cooking delicious. From appetizers to desserts and everything in between, you'll find regional favorites and melting-pot fusion. The state-by-state section features essays and menus from a who's who of 100 foremost food experts and chefs. This is one cookbook that belongs on the shelf of everyone who loves the taste of Americana.