Thursday, November 10, 2016

Jorgensen, Katrina. Ballpark Cookbook: The National League.

Jorgensen, Katrina.  Ballpark Cookbook: The National League.  Capstone Publishers  2016  64p  $23.49  ISBN 978-1-4914-8233-9  Series: Ballpark Cookbooks  all ages  Nonfiction      VG-BN

Stadium food is not always the healthiest option, but the recipes in this cookbook will inspire baseball fans of all ages to try their hand in the kitchen. Ballpark Cookbook includes recipes from around the National League, from various types of hotdogs and fries to toasted ravioli (St. Louis) and shrimp po-boy with sweet ‘n’ spicy coleslaw (Atlanta). Desserts are also included, with Cincinnati’s colossal cookie sundae, Pittsburgh’s peanut-butter fudge, and Colorado’s chocolaty berry kabobs. A variety of drinks is featured, from smoothies to lemonade to milkshakes. The recipes are easy to make, with step-by-step directions. A brief history of each stadium is included as well as sidebars on players’ food superstitions, baseball trivia, and food facts. This cookbook is fun for all ages.

Summary: A collection of recipes from Major League Baseball stadiums.

Cookbooks, Baseball                       --Pennucci, Stephanie

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