Dine like Draper and Drink like Sterling with More Than 70 Recipes from the Kitchens, Bars, and Restaurants Seen on Mad Men!
Ever wish you could mix an Old Fashioned just the way Don Draper likes it? Or prepare Oysters Rockefeller and a martini the way they did fifty years ago at one of Roger Sterling’s favorite haunts, The Grand Central Oyster Bar? Ever wonder how Joan Harris manages to prepare a perfect crown roast in her tiny apartment kitchen? Or about the connection between Jackie Kennedy’s 1962 White House tour and Betty Draper’s Valentine’s Day room service order?
The Unofficial Mad Men Cookbook serves up more than 70 recipes to satisfy a Mad Men appetite! From the tables of Manhattan’s most legendary restaurants and bars to the Drapers’ Around the World dinner, this book is your entrée to the culinary world of Man Men-era New York.
Packed with period detail, The Unofficial Mad Men Cookbook provides invaluable historical and cultural context for the food and drink featured in the show, tips on throwing a successful ’60s cocktail party, and even a guide to favored Mad Men hangouts. Every recipe inside is authentic to the time.
Whether you’re planning a Mad Men-themed dinner party, need to mix up some authentic Mad Men cocktails, or just can’t get enough of the show itself, this is your essential resource, a guide to all foods and drinks Mad Men. So hang up your coat, pour yourself a cocktail, and get ready to dine like Draper and drink like Sterling with The Unofficial Mad Men Cookbook.
Includes a color photo insert of 16 dishes, plus additional black and white photos and other images of bars, restaurants, and food advertisements from the 1960s.
Recipes include: Playboy Whiskey Sour, Sardi’s Steak Tartar, Connie’s Waldorf Salad, Sal’s Spaghetti and Meatballs, Pat Nixon’s Date Nut Bread, Lindy’s Cherry Cheesecake
Border[ing] on culinary anthropology . . . the cookbook offers an exhaustive history of New York dining in the 1960s, right down to the actual recipes used in Draper haunts like Sardi’s and The Grand Central Oyster Bar.” —Associated Press
About the Co-Author
Judy Gelman is co-author of The Book Club Cookbook: Recipes and Food for Thought from Your Book Club’s Favorite Books and Authors (Penguin, 2004), the first cookbook designed for book discussion groups. The second edition of The Book Club Cookbook will be published in 2012.
She is also co-author The Kids’ Book Club Book: Reading Ideas, Activities, and Smart Tips for Organizing Terrific Kids’ Book Clubs (Penguin, 2007) and Table of Contents: From Breakfast with Anita Diamant to Dessert with James Patterson – a Generous Helping of Recipes, Writings and Insights from Today’s Bestselling Authors (Adams, 2010). She is co-creator of bookclubcookbook.com and kidsbookclubbook.com. She speaks about cooking, food and reading to book and food enthusiasts across the country.
About the Co-Author
Title: The Unofficial Mad Men Cookbook
Subtitle: Inside the Kitchens, Bars, and Restaurants of Mad Men
co-author: Judy Gelman
co-author: Peter Zheutlin
Publication Date: November 29, 2011
Publisher: Smart Pop, an imprint of BenBella Books, Inc.
Price: $16.95 US
Page Count: 288