Tabasco, an illustrated history : the story of the McIlhenny family of Avery Island, 1868-2007 / Shane K. Bernard
Book | McIlhenny Co. | 2007 | 1st ed.
Available at Gateway-Racine Campus General Collection (TP 420 B4.7 2007)

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1st ed.
239 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 33 cm
Introduction by Shane K. Benard
Part I: Edmund McIlhenny
Part II: John A. McIlhenny
Part III: Edward A. McIlhenny
Part IV: Walter S. McIlhenny
Part V: McIlhenny Company: The Present Day
RECIPES: A Taste of Tabasco
Oyster Cocktail
Veal Loaf
Yacht Club Fish Au Gratin
Crawfish Bisque
Spanish Omelet
Chicken Croquettes
Lobster A La Newberg
Creole "Jumbolia"
Classic Bloody Mary
Farci Crabs
Tomato Catsup
Creamed Turkey on Toast
Betty Grable's Spanish Hash
Eisenhower's Barbecue Sauce
Pat Nixon's Corn Souffle
TABASCO®: An Illustrated History is the first and only book about the McIlhenny family and company based on previously untapped documents in the McIlhenny Company Archives. This chronicle examines the origin of TABASCO® sauce, from its post-Civil War creation on Avery Island, Louisiana, to its evolution into the "gold standard" of pepper sauces and a global culinary icon. It also examines the often stranger-than-fiction stories that are inexorably bound up with the rise of TABASCO®--Edmund McIlhenny's creation of the sauce in the midst of Reconstruction-era economic ruin; John Avery McIlhenny's adventures in Theodore Roosevelt's Rough Riders volunteer cavalry regiment; Edward Avery McIlhenny's explorations in the unforgiving Arctic; and Walter S. McIlhenny's amazing heroics in World War II, which eventually secured him the rank of brigadier general, even as he modernized his family business and ensured its success into the late Twentieth century. In addition to the central narrative, TABASCO®: An Illustrated History contains numerous detailed sidebars, as well as over a dozen historical recipes selected from handwritten McIlhenny family cookbooks and other archival sources. This book boasts hundreds of fascinating photographs, both in color and black-and-white, many of which are previously unpublished.
[GIFT] FD MGMT (10-316-1)
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