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A Century of Restaurants by Rick Browne

By Rick Browne

Come alongside on a pilgrimage to a couple of the oldest and so much ancient eating places in the United States in A Century of eating places. each one is targeted not just due to its toughness but additionally for its old value, fascinating tales, and, in fact, its excellent foodstuff. The oldest jap eating place within the state is profiled, in addition to stagecoach stops, stylish eateries, barbeque joints, hamburger retailers, cafes, bars and grills, and dueling eating places that either declare to have invented the French dip sandwich.

Rick Browne, best-selling writer, host, and manufacturer of fish fry the USA, has traveled to a hundred of the oldest eating places throughout the USA to proportion the allure, background, and charm that made those institutions winning for a hundred years or extra. a few are as many as three hundred years outdated. every one profile includes a well-known recipe, the heritage of the eating place, a glance on the eating place this present day, mouthwatering descriptions of a few of its signature dishes, enjoyable evidence that make every one position distinct, and enormous quantities of lovely pictures that catch the spirit of every institution. It's every little thing you wish for an armchair journey of a hundred ancient eating places that experience made the USA nice.

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While the gelatin soaks, pour the milk into a saucepan and heat it over medium heat. When the milk is 180°F/83°C (hot, but not boiling), take the pan off the heat and drop in the tea bags. Let them steep for 15 minutes, squeeze out the tea bags, and discard them. Add the cream and sugar to the saucepan with the milk tea and heat the mixture over low heat. While it heats, gently squeeze the gelatin sheets and then add them to the warm milk-cream mixture. Stir until dissolved, and then pour the mixture through a medium-mesh strainer into a large heat-proof measuring cup with a spout.

Let the mixture steep for 15 minutes. Squeeze out the tea bags and discard. Remove the vanilla bean from the milk, halve it lengthwise, and, with a small knife, scrape out all the tiny black seeds in the center. Add the seeds and the scraped bean back into the tea mixture, stir, and then strain the liquid through a fine-mesh strainer. Stir in the honey, and serve warm. CHEF’S NOTE: Crush 2 cardamom pods and 3 black peppercorns together with a mortar and pestle before measuring. If you don’t have a mortar and pestle, put the spices in a reasealable plastic bag, seal it, and crush them lightly with a hammer.

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