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Chili Nation

2 Ratings: 4.0
A book by Jane Stern

From Chili a la Whistle Stop (Alabama) to Serious Capitol Punishment Chili (District of Columbia) to Code 10 Chili (Wyoming), you'll find every imaginable version of what the authors describe as our "one truly national shared food." There are chilies … see full wiki

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Author: Jane Stern
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
2 reviews about Chili Nation
review by . December 22, 2007
This is a really fun book. I like how the various chilis are identified by the region that enjoys them. One of my favorites is the Cincinnati chili, which has chocolate in it. Hey, anything with chocolate has to be a good thing, right?    I found another book like this for hot dogs, which also have a lot of interesting regional differences.    Great American Hot Dog Book
review by . May 08, 2003
I have to admit that I enjoy reading the Sterns' books primarily for their food writing. Even if I never prepared a single recipe out of any of their many titles, I would still value their books and, generally, give them pretty high ratings. In other words, I'm a fan of "food lit."From that standpoint, this book was a little disappointing, in that it's split fifty-fifty (almost literally, given the fifty states plus D.C.) between recipes and commentary. This utilitarian little guide doesn't have …
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