The Jersey Shore Cookbook: Fresh Summer Flavors from the Boardwalk and Beyond (Hardcover)

The Jersey Shore Cookbook: Fresh Summer Flavors from the Boardwalk and Beyond By Deborah Smith, Thomas Robert Clarke (Photographs by) Cover Image
By Deborah Smith, Thomas Robert Clarke (Photographs by)
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Coastal cuisine from Asbury Park to Cape May, with 50 recipes from your favorite beachside restaurants and farm-fresh New Jersey ingredients for a perfect taste of summer.

The warm sand. The salt air. The boardwalk. The food! Summer at the Jersey Shore is unforgettable no matter which seaside destination is yours. And with The Jersey Shore Cookbook, you can have a taste of summer all year long. It features 50 recipes contributed by well-loved shore town restaurants, bakeries, markets, and more. From fresh oysters, scallops, and tilefish to Garden State tomatoes, corn, and blueberries, the perfect New Jersey ingredients shine.
Featuring favorites from:
Asbury Park
Atlantic City
Bay Head
Beach Haven
Bradley Beach
Cape May
Cape May Point
Harvey Cedars
Leeds Point
Long Branch
Monmouth Beach
Normandy Beach
Ocean City
Point Pleasant Beach
Sea Bright
Sea Girt
Sea Isle City
Ship Bottom
South Seaside Park
Stone Harbor
Wildwood Crest
Selected Recipes:
The Brunchwich: Pork Roll
The Committed Pig, Manasquan
Grilled Jersey Peaches with Greek Yogurt and Granola
Lasolas Market, Normandy Beach
Allagash Steamers
Marie Nicole’s, Wildwood Crest
Oysters Gratineé
Fratello’s Restaurant, Sea Girt
Roasted Tomato and Basil Soup
Langosta Lounge, Asbury Park
Beach Plum Farm Salad
The Ebbitt Room, Cape May
Golden Tilefish Sandwich
Joe’s Fish Co., Wildwood
Lobster Thermidor
Knife and Fork Inn, Atlantic City
Spaghetti and Crabs
Joe Leone’s Italian Specialties, Point Pleasant Beach
Blueberry Cobbler
Talula’s, Asbury Park
Key Lime Pie
Inlet Café, Highlands

About the Author

Deborah Smith is the founder of New Jersey’s most popular independently owned food blog, Jersey Bites ( She was born and raised on the Jersey Shore and lives in Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey.

Praise For…

“[The Jersey Shore Cookbook] is peppered with profiles of chefs and bakers and tells the stories of historic places; together, they paint a portrait of what food means to New Jersey.”—Asbury Park Press 

“Thoroughly 'kitchen cook friendly' in organization and presentation, The Jersey Shore Cookbook will prove to be a treasured addition to any personal, family, or community library Regional Cookbook collection.”–Midwest Book Review

“…a good representation of New Jersey specialties…[with] fun spins on our famous ingredients, such as sweet-and-salty hotcakes embedded with slices of Taylor Ham (from The Chicken or The Egg in Beach Haven), and a hot dog with local blueberry barbecue sauce from Bubba Dogs in Sea Isle City.” –

“[The Jersey Shore Cookbook] take[s] the reader all the way down to the end of the Jersey shore… it’s so much fun because it’s like a culinary trip.”-Jackie Lewandoski, WNEP-TV Home and Backyard

“For a beach read that is far more appetizing than the newest Nicholas Sparks novel, pick up a copy of The Jersey Shore Cookbook.” –

“You’ll drool over culinary creations like Creamy Crab Soup from Marie’s Seafood in Sea Isle City or Seared Scallops with Red Pepper Coulis from the Lobster House in Cap May.” —Best of NJ

The Jersey Shore Cookbook offers a piece of the shore right in the comfort of your own kitchen.”—The Ocean Star 
 “If you’ve never visited the Jersey Shore before, you will get a real taste of it by trying the wonderful recipes in this cookbook… The Jersey Shore Cookbook is my pick for the hottest hostess gift this summer.” – Party Blueprints

“[The Jersey Shore Cookbook] celebrates local, fresh foods and looks at all types of dining experiences… a good choice for the “foodie” who loves reading about the food culture of other areas of the country.” – The Advocate

The Jersey Shore Cookbook condenses photos and recipes from restaurants all up and down the Jersey Shore into one amazing book.”–Laurie Cataldo, 94.3 The Point
“A terrific book.”— Bert Baron, WCTC-AM

“With The Jersey Shore Cookbook, you can enjoy your favorite shore recipes all year long.”–Reading Eagle

“Great recipes from favorite shore restaurants.”–New Jersey Monthly

“For those people looking beyond the club scene and into the thriving food scene of the Jersey Shore this book is essential…. sure to become a staple in Jersey kitchens beyond the shore line…. The Jersey Shore Cookbook will not only be in my kitchen but probably in my travel bag this summer acting as road map to good eats!”– Dina Deleasa-Gonsar, Dish It Girl
“Smith captures the essence of summer in the towns along the coast.”– Anna Jedrziewski, Retailing Insight

Product Details
ISBN: 9781594748721
ISBN-10: 1594748721
Publisher: Quirk Books
Publication Date: April 12th, 2016
Pages: 160
Language: English