Linda and Steve Bauer take us on a culinary journey throughout the state of California. A joy for foodies and history buffs alike, Recipes from Historic California takes a peek inside the colorful past of California's many historic restaurants and inns. Each restaurant provides several signature recipes for the reader to try at home. Follow the Bauers down the coast, from the fabulous French Laundry in Napa Valley (try their delicious Chocolate Feuillentine) to the US Grant in San Diego (sample their Heirloom Tomato Salad.) Intriguing stories combined with delicious recipes from some of the finest restaurants in the world are your ticket to discovering the wonders of historic California.
Linda Bauer is the author of The American Sampler Cookbook, The New American Sampler Cookbook, and The Great American Sampler Cookbook. She has appeared on The Today Show, CBS This Morning, and CNN and is a member of the International Association of Cooking Professionals.
Steve Bauer, U.S. Army, retired, served as a military aide to five presidents and is the author of How to do Business with the Federal Government and At Ease in the White House. The Bauers live in The Woodlands, Texas.