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Delta Queen Culinary History

Posted 07-09-2010 at 06:00 AM by Franz Neumeier
A new book is featuring the culinary history of the Delta Queen from 1927 to 2008. The author has not only collected 125 original Delta Queen recipes but has also interviewed many former Delta Queen chefs, crew members and passengers.

Delta Queen - A Culinary History 1927 - 2008
The History and Recipes of the Legendary Delta Queen Steamboat
by Cynthia Lejeune Nobles

Delta Queen: A Culinary History 1927-2008 is the result of more than three years of research, including a host of interviews with former crew members, chefs, and passengers. The book relates the history of the legendary steamboat, from the early years in California, including her stint with the U.S. Navy during World War II, on through her journey from the West Coast to New Orleans and on to Cincinnati, and her decades of travel on the rivers of America’s heartland. Illustrated with more than 150 historical and full-color photographs and 125 recipes for favorite dishes and drinks served on board the Delta Queen, this beautiful volume depicts the classic elegance and memorable dining that all of her former passengers will remember.

With gold stamping on the front cover and enclosed in a special slip case, a limited edition of 350 copies of the hardcover book will be signed by the author and numbered. Advance orders will be accepted by the publisher, and numbered copies will be issued in accordance with the postmark date on the order.

The price for this special limited edition of Delta Queen: A Culinary History 1927-2008 is US$47.50 per copy plus $7.25 for shipping and handling (U.S. orders). ISBN 978-0-89730-254-8.

Send check or money order for $54.75 (payable to American Food History Press) to R.J. Berg Publisher, P.O. Box 30225, Indianapolis 46230-0225. For additional information, please contact the publisher at rjberg@americanfoodwayspress.com or at 317.251.4640.
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