Best of the Best from America Cookbook is the final exquisite touch to a magnificent banquet. Editors Gwen McKee and Barbara Moseley collected the Best recipes from the Best cookbooks from all over America, and compiled them into the acclaimed 41-volume Best of the Best State Cookbook Series. From this Series, they have selected eight to ten recipes from each state that best represent that state's particular cooking style and flavor. From Charleston Shrimp Bake to Pina Colada Cake to Durango Meatballs, Best of the Best from America Cookbook is a state-by-state sampling of America's most treasured family recipes. These are recipes that have been refined and perfected over the years, and consistently produce superb dishes that will add fun and excitement to your cooking. In addition to the 414 recipes from over 2,600 of America's favorite cookbooks, the book includes interesting facts and trivia about each state, plus photographs and illustrations, some inside stories from Gwen's Road Diary, and a special full-color section called "We Did It!" that describes Gwen and Barbara's quest to Preserve America's Food Heritage.McKee, Gwen is the author of 'Best Of The Best America Selected Recipes From America's Favorite Cookbooks Featuring The "we Did It" Story', published 2005 under ISBN 9781893062719 and ISBN 1893062716.