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Thomas jefferson's creme brulee how a founding father and his slave james hemings introduced french cuisine to america

This culinary biography recounts the 1784 deal that Thomas Jefferson struck with his slaves, James Hemings. The founding father was traveling to Paris and wanted to bring James along "for a particular purpose"' to master the art of French cooking. In exchange for James's cooperation, Jefferson would grant his freedom. Thus began one of the strangest partnerships in United States history. As Hemings apprenticed under master French chefs, Jefferson studied the cultivation of French crops (especially grapes for winemaking) so the might be replicated in American agriculture. The two men returned home with such marvels as pasta, French fries, Champagne, macaroni and cheese, creme brUlee, and a host of other treats. This narrative history tells the story of their remarkable adventure'and even includes a few of their favorite recipes!

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  • "This culinary biography recounts the 1784 deal that Thomas Jefferson struck with his slaves, James Hemings. The founding father was traveling to Paris and wanted to bring James along "for a particular purpose"' to master the art of French cooking. In exchange for James's cooperation, Jefferson would grant his freedom. Thus began one of the strangest partnerships in United States history. As Hemings apprenticed under master French chefs, Jefferson studied the cultivation of French crops (especially grapes for winemaking) so the might be replicated in American agriculture. The two men returned home with such marvels as pasta, French fries, Champagne, macaroni and cheese, creme brUlee, and a host of other treats. This narrative history tells the story of their remarkable adventure'and even includes a few of their favorite recipes!"@en
  • "This culinary biography recounts the 1784 deal that Thomas Jefferson struck with his slaves, James Hemings. The founding father was traveling to Paris and wanted to bring James along "for a particular purpose"-- to master the art of French cooking. In exchange for James's cooperation, Jefferson would grant his freedom. ? Thus began one of the strangest partnerships in United States history. As Hemings apprenticed under master French chefs, Jefferson studied the cultivation of French crops (especially grapes for winemaking) so the might be replicated in American agriculture. The two men returned home with such marvels as pasta, French fries, Champagne, macaroni and cheese, crème brûlée, and a host of other treats. This narrative history tells the story of their remarkable adventure--and even includes a few of their favorite recipes!"
  • "In 1784, Thomas Jefferson struck a deal with one of his slaves, James Hemings. The founding father was traveling to Paris and wanted to bring James along to master the art of French cooking. In exchange for James's cooperation, Jefferson would grant his freedom. Thus began one of the strangest partnerships in United States history. As Hemings apprenticed under master French chefs, Jefferson studied the cultivation of French crops so they might be replicated in American agriculture."
  • "Describes how Thomas Jefferson brought his slave, James Hemings, to Paris to master French cooking in order to prepare delicious delicacies back in the United States, in a text that features twelve original recipes."@en

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  • "Thomas jefferson's creme brulee how a founding father and his slave james hemings introduced french cuisine to america"@en
  • "Thomas Jefferson's créme brûlee : how a founding father and his slave James Hemings introduced French cuisine to America"@en
  • "Thomas Jefferson's crème brûlée : how a Founding Father and his slave James Hemings introduced French cuisine to America"
  • "Thomas Jefferson's Creme Brulee How a Founding Father and His Slave James Hemings Introduced French Cuisine to America"@en
  • "Thomas Jefferson's crème brûlée how a Founding Father and his slave James Hemings introduced French cuisine to America"