The Unofficial Mad Men Cookbook

Inside the Kitchens, Bars, and Restaurants of Mad Men

Gelman, Judy

Book - 2011
Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
The Unofficial Mad Men Cookbook
UNOFFICIAL AND UNAUTHORIZED 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 entree 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

Publisher: Dalas, Tex. : Smart Pop, c2011.
ISBN: 1936661411
Characteristics: vi, 260 p., [16] p. of plates :,col. ill. (some col.) ;,23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Zheutlin, Peter


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A collection of cocktail recipes and a history of New York dining in the 1960s. Read this book to help you throw a Mad Men style party.

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Jun 14, 2012
  • doubleVision rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

It's ok. I did not really cook anything from it. Seemed like a compliation of reciepes from old 70's magazines. Little vegetalbes and lots of fat.
Oh well.

Jun 10, 2012
  • Donley rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

reading was as much fun as making a few of the recipes.


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