Specialties of the House: A Country Inn and Bed & Breakfast Cookbook
Specialties of the House is a collection of recipes most frequently requested by guests of more than 690 of the best country inns and bed and breakfasts in the United States and Canada. Here are hundreds of top-quality, time-and-again-served recipes created by the innovative cooks and chefs of the in industry. The dishes featured represent a cross-section of North American cuisines and range from simple breakfast dishes that often can be prepared in advance and served the next morning to fine, chef-created entrees that use the finest, freshest ingredients available. Busy home books can trust these recipes, for they have been prepared dozens of times by the innkeepers and chefs who submitted them. the most comprehensive book of its kind in print, Specialties of the House contains recipes from inns in every area of the continent—from Vancouver to Miami, Hawaii to Maine.
Specialties of the House is also useful as an aid to choosing the perfect place to stay while traveling, whether for a relaxing stay at a dream destination or for stopping over on the way to another location. Along with the recipes, the book provides a fact-filled introduction to every inn, allowing the reader to sample the distinctive flavors of the inns without leaving home. Frequently, historical information about the area is included to aid the busy traveler. Handsome line drawings enhance the book and convey the look and feel of an inn experience.
The extensive, cross-referenced index makes it easy to locate recipes and create menus for all occasions.