In 2001, the Hawkeye State will celebrate its 155th anniversary of statehood. The book asks, "What legendary film star was born in Winterset in 1907?" and "What popular ice cream treat was invented in the town of Onawa in 1920?" (Answers: John Wayne; the Eskimo Pie). This book is the who, what, when, where, why, and how of the Hawkeye State.
Aunt Bee's Delightful Desserts is filled with over 350 recipes for the lip-smacking desserts Aunt Bee and friends used to cook up on The Andy Griffith Show. From candies and cakes to rare photos from the show to trivia, this cookbook brings home all the sweet flavor of Mayberry. Illustrated and indexed.
Aunt Bee and her friends have stirred up a cookbook that brings home all the flavor of "The Andy Griffith Show's" Mayberry. You'll enjoy most of the 300 mouth-watering recipes (but not all?included is the recipe for Kerosene Cucumbers) for the foods served by Aunt Bee and others in Mayberry. From good old-fashioned, down-home cooking to some of Mayberry's more unusual meals, you'll discover favorite Mayberry-style dishes for all occasions?inspired by Aunt Bee's unsurpassed talents in the kitchen and her special love for her family and friends. Aunt Bee's Mayberry Cookbook is also chock-full of wonderful, rare photographs from "The Andy Griffith Show" and offers entertaining glimpses into "the friendly town." Many of the recipes are favorites from members of the show's cast and crew.
Organized chronologically, the book has chapters devoted to each of the show's eight seasons, along with production milestones and character biographies, as well as occasional lists, recipes, and snippets of dialogue. Originally published to celebrate the 40th anniversary of The Andy Griffith Show, this book features nearly 300 beautifully reproduced photographs in both color and black and white, the majority of which have never before been published. Mayberry Memories is the ultimate keepsake memento for fans who have enjoyed everything Mayberry for four decades.
Remember the simpler days before interstates when there was no such thing as a fast-food restaurant? After driving along a two-lane highway all day long and wanting to pick a place to eat, your mother would say, "Look for a place where all the trucks are stopped!" The trucks have all stopped at The All-American Truck Stop Cookbook, which contains more than 250 favorite truck stop recipes of the three million men and women who drive the 18-wheelers that keep America rolling. In addition, the book pays homage to the romance and true grit of trucking life. It includes colorful stories and scenic side trips through the history of America's trucking industry, including dozens of nostalgic photos of some of the early truckers and their rigs along with pictures of top truck stops of today and yesteryear. The All-American Truck Stop Cookbook is sure to please any fan of big rigs, life on the road, and great American food. So check your oil, fill it up, and get ready to dig into the delicious recipes and lore from beloved truck stops from across America.
With this Menagerie of Television's most Huggable heroes from Abbott and Costello's chimp Bingo and Sipowicz's tropical fish on NYPD Blue to The Beverly Hillbillies' Duke and the alligator Elvis of Miami Vice, Ken Beck, Jim Clark, and Steve Cox pay tribute to a cast of over eighty pets worthy of their fame. This pictorial history brings you trivia quizzes, including a test on TV cowboys and their horses; a list of "pet peeves" -- odd and eccentric dislikes of animals with attitude; and interviews with trainers, owners, and the stars who worked closely with these talented thespians of the animal kingdom. Animal Magnetism is lively and entertaining, stirring memories of our favorite television creatures and shows including The Andy Griffith Show, Dukes of Hazzard, Mr. Belvedere, and Tarzan. Elephants, tigers, and bears, oh my!