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Maryland is known for world-famous Chesapeake Bay cuisine!

 John Shields Cookbook Chesapeake Bay Cooking by John Shields Chesapeake Bay cooking is much more than the blue crab. While the first 60 or so pages of Chesapeake Bay Cooking are dedicated to the blue crab; John Shields moves right into oysters, seafood, chicken, meat and game, and on all the way to desserts.  Photo of Cookbook Chesapeake's Bounty II Cookbook by Katie Moose The Chesapeake Bay region abounds in culinary delights that reflect the areas history and traditions.  From the seafood of the bay and the fresh produce from the farmland to the poultry raised on the Eastern Shore, residents of the region enjoy an abundance of food.
 Cookbook photo Dishing Up Maryland by Lucie L. Snodgrass A new cookbook featuring local Maryland products and the farmers that grow them. This book captures the unique and delectable cuisine of Maryland with "150 recipes from the Alleghenies to the Chesapeake Bay". Photo of cookbooks Maryland Seafood Cookbooks by the Maryland Department of Agriculture  This  popular series of Cookbooks features recipes from Maryland restaurants, and seafood writers and editors.  You'll find guidance on how to judge, buy and prepare the state's variety of finfish and shellfish.
 Cookbook photo Mrs. Kitching's Smith Island Cookbook by Frances Kitching More than just a cookbook, this is a collection of recipes, photographs and lore of a 340 year old culture in singular isolation on Smith Island in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay.  Frances Kitching was born and bred on Smith Island and her inn and restaurant has received universal acclaim.   Cookbook photo My Favorite Maryland Recipes Cookbook by Helen Avalynne Tawes From the wife of a former Maryland Governor, this book features traditional Maryland favorites along with elegant dishes that were served to guests at the Governor's mansion. Mrs. Tawes says "the glory of Maryland food is that it contains an extraordinary number of flavors that are exquisite and individual".
 Cookbook photo Off the Hook: Rudow's Recipes for Cooking Your Catch by Lenny Rudrow
The ultimate in fish cookbooks, this one takes your catch from hook to the table.  It contains valuable advice and more than 140 simple to gourmet recipes for all types of saltwater, freshwater and shellfish. 
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Queen Anne Goes To The Kitchen Cookbook by The Episcopal Church Women of St. Paul's Parrish This cookbook, from the women of St. Paul's Parrish in Queen Anne's County on the Eastern Shore, first published in 1962. The "shore" is renowned for superb food and southern hospitality.

 photo of Whitey Schmidt Seafood Cookbooks by Whitey Schmidt Longtime cookbook author and editor Whitey Schmidt, the Blue Crab Guru, is working on his eleventh book and continuing to discover new ways to prepare and serve the treasures that are harvested from the Chesapeake Bay - especially the Maryland Blue Crab. Video   cookbook photo

Todd's Dirt Cookbook by Holly Courtney A companion cookbook for Todd's Original Dirt, Crabby Dirt and New Bayou Dirt Seasonings. You'll get 40 delicious recipes for appetizers, soups, breakfast, side dishes and main courses.

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