Tastes and Treasures II: A Story Telling Cookbook of Arizona


A Storytelling Cookbook of Historic Arizona
A Love Your Parks Tour Literary Story by Lisa D. Smith and Nancy J. Reid, assigned by the team at JKS Communications.

Published by the Historical League, “Tastes & Treasures II” showcases 24 historic Arizona venues from all over the state along with their unique histories and special recipes. History-makers biographies, photos, time-honored recipes, heart-warming stories and food memories tell about Arizona through the voices of those who helped the state grow.

Some of the restaurants included are Lon’s at Hermosa Inn, Stockyards, Rock Springs Cafe, Roka in Bisbee, Kai at Sheraton Grand Wild Horse Pass, and Gertrude’s at Desert Botanical Gardens. Some of the restaurants we have had the pleasure of visiting on the Love Your Parks Tour include Wisdom’s Café near Tumacacori National Historical Park, Lutes Casino and the Garden Cafe in the Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area.

Hear our “Tastes & Treasures” Big Blend Radio discussion with editors and writers Ruth McLeod, Cathy Shumard and Lisa Schnebly Heidinger, and Mike Lutes of historic Lutes Casino in Yuma, Arizona. You can also see some of the book’s recipes on BlendRadioandTV.com including: Potato Tacos from Lutes Casino in Yuma, Rita McNamara Nagy & Ray Nagy’s Pepper Steak, Mildred Drover Oake’s Morning Glory Muffins, and Sedona Schnebly’s Apple Pie Dessert.

The Historical League’s mission is to raise funds for and promote the Arizona Heritage Center at Papago Park in Tempe, to promote Arizona history, and to provide a lasting tribute. Historical League is a 501(c)(3).

 “Tastes & Treasures II” is available on Amazon and at www.HistoricalLeague.org.

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