Sweetie Pie's Cookbook

Sweetie Pie's Cookbook
  • Author : Robbie Montgomery,Tim Norman
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Pages : 224
  • Relase : 2015-10-20
  • ISBN : 9780062416308

Sweetie Pie's Cookbook Book Review:

The beloved owner of the wildly popular Sweetie Pie's restaurant, and star of the OWN reality television show Welcome to Sweetie Pie's shares recipes for her renowned soul food and the lessons she's learned on the path to success. Growing up in Mississippi and St. Louis, Robbie Montgomery, the oldest of nine children, was often responsible for putting meals on the family table. Working side by side with her mother in their St. Louis kitchen, Robbie learned to prepare dozens of classic soul food dishes. Now, at seventy-two, Miss Robbie passes down those traditions for generations of fans to enjoy in Sweetie Pie's Cookbook. Robbie takes you into the kitchen to prepare her most favored meals—smothered pork chops, salmon croquettes, baked chicken—and tells you heartfelt and humorous stories, including amazing tales from her life at the restaurant and on the road as a back-up singer. Miss Robbie began her culinary career on the road—in the segregated America of the1960s, finding welcoming restaurants in small cities and towns was often challenging for African-Americans. When a collapsed lung prematurely ended her singing career, Miss Robbie returned to St. Louis, using her formidable cooking talent to open a soul food restaurant that would make her legend. Through her show and this special cookbook, Miss Robbie hopes to maintain the place of soul food cooking—its recipes, history, and legacy—in American culture for decades to come. Sweetie Pie's Cookbook includes 75-100 gorgeous color photos and an Index.

Sweetie Pie's Cookbook

Sweetie Pie's Cookbook
  • Author : Robbie Montgomery,Tim Norman
  • Publisher : Amistad
  • Pages : 224
  • Relase : 2016-10-04
  • ISBN : 0062322818

Sweetie Pie's Cookbook Book Review:

The beloved owner of the wildly popular Sweetie Pie's restaurant, and star of the OWN reality television show Welcome to Sweetie Pie's shares recipes for her renowned soul food and the lessons she's learned on the path to success. Growing up in Mississippi and St. Louis, Robbie Montgomery, the oldest of nine children, was often responsible for putting meals on the family table. Working side by side with her mother in their St. Louis kitchen, Robbie learned to prepare dozens of classic soul food dishes. Now, at seventy-two, Miss Robbie passes down those traditions for generations of fans to enjoy in Sweetie Pie's Cookbook. Robbie takes you into the kitchen to prepare her most favored meals—smothered pork chops, salmon croquettes, baked chicken—and tells you heartfelt and humorous stories, including amazing tales from her life at the restaurant and on the road as a back-up singer. Miss Robbie began her culinary career on the road—in the segregated America of the1960s, finding welcoming restaurants in small cities and towns was often challenging for African-Americans. When a collapsed lung prematurely ended her singing career, Miss Robbie returned to St. Louis, using her formidable cooking talent to open a soul food restaurant that would make her legend. Through her show and this special cookbook, Miss Robbie hopes to maintain the place of soul food cooking—its recipes, history, and legacy—in American culture for decades to come. Sweetie Pie's Cookbook includes 75-100 gorgeous color photos and an Index.

I Heart Soul Food

I Heart Soul Food
  • Author : Rosie Mayes
  • Publisher : Sasquatch Books
  • Pages : 256
  • Relase : 2020-10-27
  • ISBN : 9781632173102

I Heart Soul Food Book Review:

From the beloved creator of I Heart Recipes and home cook Rosie Mayes comes a cookbook chock-full of soul food favorites. Learn to cook comfort food the way Mom used to! Here Rosie shares all the secrets of southern classics like fried chicken, mashed potatoes, collard greens, and mac & cheese, plus soulful twists like Sweet Potato Biscuits and Fried Ribs. Authentic, approachable, and mouthwatering, these recipes use easy-to-find ingredients. Perfect for Sunday suppers and other celebrations as well as everyday favorites, these recipes are love on a plate! Organized by meal, the cookbook starts with stick-to-your-ribs breakfast favorites like Blueberry Cornbread Waffles and Shrimp, and Andouille Sausage and Grits, plus plenty of main dishes and sides like Smothered Chicken, Oxtail Stew, Baked Candied Yams, Soul Food Collard Greens, and Sweet Cornbread. Don't forget drinks and desserts like Peach Cobbler, Pralines, and Sweet Iced Tea! Includes 100+ recipes, including 30 fan favorites and 70 never-before-seen recipes, and 90 photographs.

Sylvia's Family Soul Food Cookbook

Sylvia's Family Soul Food Cookbook
  • Author : Sylvia Woods
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Pages : 288
  • Relase : 1999-06-23
  • ISBN : 9780688162191

Sylvia's Family Soul Food Cookbook Book Review:

Sylvia's Family Soul Food Cookbook begins as Sylvia recalls her childhood, when she lived with both her mother and her grandmother -- the town's only midwives. The entire community of Hemingway, South Carolina, shared responsibilities, helped raise all of the children, and worked side by side together every day in the bean fields. Perhaps most important, the community shared its food and recipes. When Sylvia set out to write this cookbook, she decided to hold a cook-off back home in Hemingway at Jeremiah Church. Family and friends of all ages shared their favorite dishes as well as their spirit and love for one another. The recipes offered at the cook-off were then compiled to create this incredible collection, along with many of Sylvia's and the Woods family's own recipes. Here are the kinds of recipes you'd find if you visited the Woods family's home. Sylvia's daughter Bedelia is well known for her Barbecued Beef Short Ribs, which are as sassy and spicy as Bedelia herself. Kenneth, Sylvia's youngest son, has loved to fish ever since he was a child, spending his summers by the fishing hole in Hemingway. Now Kenneth's son, DeSean, enjoys fishing, too. Kenneth's Honey Lemon Tilefish, DeSean's favorite, is just one of Kenneth's special recipes presented here. And there are many, many other wonderful dishes, too. In this remarkable cookbook, Sylvia has gathered more than 125 soul food classics, including mouthwatering recipes for okra, collard greens, Southern-style pound cakes, hearty meat and seafood stews and casseroles, salads, mashed potatoes, macaroni and cheese, and more. These recipes are straight from the heart of the Woods community of family and friends. Now Sylvia gives them to you to share with your loved ones. Bring them into your home and experience a little bit of Hemingway's soul.

America I AM Pass It Down Cookbook

America I AM Pass It Down Cookbook
  • Author : Jeff Henderson
  • Publisher : Hay House, Inc
  • Pages : 320
  • Relase : 2011-02-01
  • ISBN : 1401931367

America I AM Pass It Down Cookbook Book Review:

Soul food is just as wide-ranging and satisfying as soul music and now Tavis Smiley’s America I AM four-year traveling museum exhibit and New York Times bestseller Chef Jeff Henderson have joined forces to create the America I AM Pass It Down Cookbook to honor and preserve African Americans collective family food histories and legacies. Over 100, soul-filled and soul-inspired family recipes collected from contributors’ across the country, are featured. Each contribution demonstrates how powerful recollections of food, family and tradition have traveled down to us from generations past to help make us the people we are today. Indeed, history lives at the kitchen table. "What better way to showcase America’s diverse and delicious traditions than through the unifying power of food," says Smiley. Each cookbook contributor submitted a favorite family recipe and a brief accompanying family food imprint story reflecting on the significance of the dish. What makes this cookbook special is that everyone has a favorite family food memory to share—whether it was grandma’s peach cobbler, Aunt Sarah’s collard green soufflé or Cousin Dan’s barbecued beef ribs. Recipes range from traditional southern cooking to the new soulful recipes of twenty-first century cooks. Under the editorial direction of Chef Jeff Henderson, the America I AM Pass It Down Cookbook become a prized possession for fans of soulful cooking from the heart.

Grandbaby Cakes

Grandbaby Cakes
  • Author : Jocelyn Delk Adams
  • Publisher : Agate Publishing
  • Pages : 370
  • Relase : 2015-09-15
  • ISBN : 9781572847606

Grandbaby Cakes Book Review:

“Spectacular cake creations [that] are positively bursting with beauty, color, flavor, and fun . . . this book will ignite the baking passion within you!” —Pioneer Woman Ree Drummond, #1 New York Times–bestselling author Grandbaby Cakes is the debut cookbook from sensational food writer, Jocelyn Delk Adams. Since founding her popular recipe blog, Grandbaby Cakes, in 2012, Adams has been putting fresh twists on old favorites. She has earned praise from critics and the adoration of bakers both young and old for her easygoing advice, rich photography, and the heartwarming memories she shares of her grandmother, affectionately nicknamed Big Mama, who baked and developed delicious, melt-in-your-mouth desserts. Grandbaby Cakes pairs charming stories of Big Mama’s kitchen with recipes ranging from classic standbys to exciting adventures—helpfully marked by degree of difficulty—that will inspire your own family for years to come. Adams creates sophisticated flavor combinations based on Big Mama’s gorgeous centerpiece cakes, giving each recipe something familiar mixed with something new. Not only will home bakers be able to make staples like yellow cake and icebox cake exactly how their grandmothers did, but they’ll also be preparing impressive innovations, like the Pineapple Upside-Down Hummingbird Pound Cake and the Fig-Brown Sugar Cake. From pound cakes and layer cakes to sheet cakes and “baby” cakes (cupcakes and cakelettes), Grandbaby Cakes delivers fun, hip recipes perfect for any celebration. “[Adams] offers up her greatest hits alongside sweet stories of her family’s generations-old baking traditions.” —People.com “There is a heritage of love and tradition steeped in her recipes . . . A trip down memory lane that ends with delicious treats on your table.” —Carla Hall, TV chef and author of Carla Hall’s Soul Food

Carla Hall's Soul Food

Carla Hall's Soul Food
  • Author : Carla Hall,Genevieve Ko
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Pages : 336
  • Relase : 2018-10-23
  • ISBN : 9780062669841

Carla Hall's Soul Food Book Review:

Beloved TV chef (ABC’s Emmy Award-winning The Chew and fan favorite on Bravo’s Top Chef), Carla Hall takes us back to her own Nashville roots to offer a fresh, lip-smackin’ look at America’s favorite comfort cuisine. In Carla Hall’s Soul Food, the beloved chef and television celebrity takes us back to her own Nashville roots to offer a fresh, lip-smackin’ look at America’s favorite comfort cuisine and traces soul food’s history from Africa and the Caribbean to the American South. Carla shows us that soul food is more than barbecue and mac and cheese. Traditionally a plant-based cuisine, everyday soul food is full of veggie goodness that’s just as delicious as cornbread and fried chicken. From Black-Eyed Pea Salad with Hot Sauce Vinaigrette to Tomato Pie with Garlic Bread Crust, the recipes in Carla Hall’s Soul Food deliver her distinctive Southern flavors using farm-fresh ingredients. The results are light, healthy, seasonal dishes with big, satisfying tastes—the mouthwatering soul food everyone will want a taste of. Recipes include: Cracked Shrimp with Comeback Sauce Ghanaian Peanut Beef Stew with Onions and Celery Caribbean Smothered Chicken with Coconut, Lime, and Chiles Roasted Cauliflower with Raisins and Lemon-Pepper Millet Field Peas with Country Ham Chunky Tomato Soup with Roasted Okra Rounds Sweet Potato Pudding with Clementines Poured Caramel Cake With Carla Hall’s Soul Food, you can indulge in rich celebration foods, such as deviled eggs, buttermilk biscuits, Carla’s famous take on Nashville hot fried chicken, and a decadent coconut cream layer cake. Featuring 145 original recipes, 120 color photographs, and a whole lotta love, Carla Hall’s Soul Food is a wonderful blend of the modern and the traditional—honoring soul food’s heritage and personalizing it with Carla’s signature fresh style. The result is an irresistible and open-hearted collection of recipes and stories that share love and joy, identity, and memory.

Home Cooking with Trisha Yearwood

Home Cooking with Trisha Yearwood
  • Author : Trisha Yearwood
  • Publisher : Clarkson Potter
  • Pages : 224
  • Relase : 2011-07-27
  • ISBN : 9780307984975

Home Cooking with Trisha Yearwood Book Review:

Country music star and bestselling cookbook author Trisha Yearwood, host of Food Network’s Trisha’s Southern Kitchen, is back with an encore of recipes that once again share her family traditions and warm home-grown cooking style. In her debut cookbook, Georgia Cooking in an Oklahoma Kitchen, Trisha proved that there’s much more to her than an award-winning country music career, as she welcomed us into her kitchen and served up a feast of flavorful meals and heartwarming personal anecdotes. Now, in Cooking for Family and Friends, Trisha opens her life and her kitchen once more with a trove of recipes from a lifetime of potlucks and colorful gatherings. Trisha has that southern hospitality gene and she’s a big believer that cooking for someone else is an act of love. From breakfasts in bed to hearty casseroles and festive holiday meals, Trisha’s delicious recipes are dedicated to her loved ones, including her husband Garth Brooks (who’s her number one cooking fan and the contributor of a few knockout recipes of his own). Trisha knows how good it feels to bring something to the table. It brings everyone closer together if they’ve had a hand in preparing a meal. These recipes all come with memories attached—of potlucks with good friends, church suppers, family fish fries, and beach picnics, Mother’s Day, and Christmas gatherings. Many are handed down from her mother, her aunts and cousins, or longtime friends, while others are her own contemporary improvisations on classic southern fare. Each one—whether a main dish, a tasty side, or a decadent dessert—comes with a heartwarming story from Trisha’s life that may remind you of some of your own favorite family foods, or inspire you to create new traditions. You don’t have to be a southerner to enjoy Yearwood family specialties such as: • Hot Corn Dip • Cornbread Salad with French Dressing • Baked Bean Casserole • Jambalaya • Pumpkin Roll • Old Fashioned Strawberry Shortcake Plus, Trisha (and her sister and mother) offer up loads of practical advice, on everything from easily icing a cake to cutting a slice of pie, time-saving tips; and ingredient substitutions. With full-color photographs taken at Trisha’s home, this soulful and sincere testament to a southern life well-lived will delight both country music fans and home cooks everywhere.

Sylvia's Soul Food

Sylvia's Soul Food
  • Author : Sylvia Woods
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Pages : 160
  • Relase : 1992-11-20
  • ISBN : 9780688100124

Sylvia's Soul Food Book Review:

Sylvia Woods has been barbecuing, baking, frying, and smothering New York City's best soul food for nearly thirty years. According to the Zagat New York City Restaurant Survey, "For down-home delicious Soul Food, this funky Harlemite is the real thing; go for great ribs, incredible fried chicken, fiery greens, and other artery-clogging Southern staples. Don't tell your doctor what you ate." Now, for the first time, the "Queen of Soul Food" reveals her recipe secrets for more than one hundred of the authentic, stick-to-your-ribs soul food and classic Southern dishes she serves at her world-famous Harlem restaurant. Start off with a breakfast of homemade pork sausage with eggs and the tenderest, flakiest biscuits you've ever eaten. Move on to tried-and-true soul food favorites that include Smothered Chicken, Fried Catfish with Hushpuppies, Sweet and Spicy Chicken Wings, Blackeyed Peas and Rice, and, of course, "Sylvia's World-Famous Talked-About Barbecued Ribs." Of course, no meal at Sylvia's would be complete without a couple of "sides": Fried Green Tomatoes, Collard Greens with Cornmeal Dumplings, Candied Sweet Potatoes, and more. Sylvia's desserts are enough to satisfy any sweet tooth: Peach Cobbler, Lemon Pie, and Three-Layer Caramel Cake. So, "if you're craving great barbecue, down-home soul food, and something uniquely New York, catch a cab up to Sylvia's, a marvelous restaurant serving up batches of great ribs, pork chops, candied sweet potatoes, and pecan pies that will satisfy the biggest eater in the family" (Passport to New York Restaurants). If you can't make it to New York, Sylvia's Soul Food will make you feel like you're there.

Turn Up the Heat with G. Garvin

Turn Up the Heat with G. Garvin
  • Author : Gerry Garvin
  • Publisher : Meredith Books
  • Pages : 256
  • Relase : 2006-10-16
  • ISBN : 0696233940

Turn Up the Heat with G. Garvin Book Review:

The popular African-American chef introduces more than two hundred of his favorite recipes for dishes that combine simple techniques and easy-to-follow instructions with a wide variety of culinary traditions--French, Italian, Cajun, Indian, and all-American classics--to create culinary delights for cooks of all skill levels. Original.

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  • Author : National Council of Negro Women
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 212
  • Relase : 1993-05-07
  • ISBN : 9780671796297

The Book Review:

Shares Black family reminiscences, and gathers traditional recipes for breads, soups, salads, vegetables, side dishes, meat, poultry, seafood, and desserts

Soulful Southern Cooking

Soulful Southern Cooking
  • Author : Louise Davidson
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Pages : 92
  • Relase : 2016-01-21
  • ISBN : 1523638737

Soulful Southern Cooking Book Review:

Throughout the world, the Southern cuisine is known for its rich, tangy, comforting and soulful flavors. Find inside a collection of the best recipes from the Southern states.Each Southern cuisine recipe represents home cooking; each dish shares the traditions and hospitality of the South. Within each page, you will find a different Southern classic, starting from the basic appetizers and ending with delicious deserts, this recipe book is all that you need to master Southern cuisine. From fried chicken to macaroni and cheese, the southern U.S. is home to some of the most unique foods and has a wide variety of flavors to offer. American Southern food has become integrated with the cultural identity of the South. Whether it is deep fried chicken or barbecued pork, American Southern food is extremely hard to resist. Inside find: * Delicious appetizer recipes like the Coconut Shrimp or the Southern Pimento Cheese.* Comforting main entrées like the Jambalaya, Grandma's Fried Chicken or the Chicken and Dumplings.* Irresistible sides like the Fried Green Tomatoes or the Fresh Corn Cakes.* Heavenly desserts that Grandma used to make like the Strawberry Shortcake or the Key Lime Pie.Hop aboard the journey where we explore some of the best southern food flavors. Without any further wait, let's get started. Scroll back up and order your copy now

A Real Southern Cook

A Real Southern Cook
  • Author : Dora Charles
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Pages : 272
  • Relase : 2015-09-08
  • ISBN : 9780544387683

A Real Southern Cook Book Review:

In her first cookbook, a revered former cook at Savannah's most renowned restaurant divulges her locally famous Savannah recipes many of them never written down before and those of her family and friends"

Down Home with the Neelys

Down Home with the Neelys
  • Author : Pat Neely,Gina Neely,Paula Disbrowe
  • Publisher : Knopf
  • Pages : 288
  • Relase : 2010-08-18
  • ISBN : 9780307767578

Down Home with the Neelys Book Review:

Meet the Neelys: Pat and Gina, husband-and-wife team, hosts of their own television show, and proprietors of the celebrated Memphis and Nashville eateries, Neely’s Bar-B-Que. The Neelys’ down-home approach to cooking has earned them the highest accolades from coast to coast. It has also won them millions of viewers on the Food Network. Simply put, the Neelys are all about good food and good times. In this, their eagerly awaited debut cookbook, the Neelys share the delicious food they have been cooking up for years both at home and in their restaurants. Pat and Gina hail from families with a boundless love of cooking and bedrock traditions of sharing meals. At the Neelys’, mealtime is family time, and that means no stinting on “the sauce.” Indeed, that’s one of the Neely secrets: the liberal application of barbeque sauce to almost anything—spaghetti, nachos, salad, you name it. Of course, there are other secrets as well, and you will find them all in the pages of Down Home with the Neelys, along with more than 120 mouthwatering recipes. Here are the tried-and-true southern recipes that have been passed down from one Neely generation to the next, including many of their signature dishes, such as Barbeque Deviled Eggs, Florida Coast Pickled Shrimp, Pat’s Wings of Fire, Gina’s Collard Greens, Grandma Jean’s Potato Salad, Nana’s Southern Gumbo, Memphis-sized Pulled Pork Sandwiches with Slaw, Get Yo’ Man Chicken, and Sock-It-to-Me Cake. Certainly, no self-respecting southerner would dream of offering a meal to a guest without a proper drink, so Pat and Gina have included some of their favorite libations here, too. The Neelys work, laugh, love, and play harder than any family you’ll ever meet. Their love for good food is infectious, and in Down Home with the Neelys, they bring their heavenly inspired cooking down to earth for all to share.

The New Southern-Latino Table

The New Southern-Latino Table
  • Author : Sandra A. Gutierrez
  • Publisher : Univ of North Carolina Press
  • Pages : 320
  • Relase : 2011-09-12
  • ISBN : 9780807869215

The New Southern-Latino Table Book Review:

In this splendid cookbook, bicultural cook Sandra Gutierrez blends ingredients, traditions, and culinary techniques, creatively marrying the diverse and delicious cuisines of more than twenty Latin American countries with the beloved food of the American South. The New Southern-Latino Table features 150 original and delightfully tasty recipes that combine the best of both culinary cultures. Gutierrez, who has taught thousands of people how to cook, highlights the surprising affinities between the foodways of the Latin and Southern regions--including a wide variety of ethnic roots in each tradition and many shared basic ingredients--while embracing their flavorful contrasts and fascinating histories. These lively dishes--including Jalapeno Deviled Eggs, Cocktail Chiles Rellenos with Latin Pimiento Cheese, Two-Corn Summer Salad, Latin Fried Chicken with Smoky Ketchup, Macaroni con Queso, and Chile Chocolate Brownies--promise to spark the imaginations and the meals of home cooks, seasoned or novice, and of food lovers everywhere. Along with delectable appetizers, salads, entrees, side dishes, and desserts, Gutierrez also provides a handy glossary, a section on how to navigate a Latin tienda, and a guide to ingredient sources. The New Southern-Latino Table brings to your home innovative, vibrant dishes that meld Latin American and Southern palates.

African American Culture: An Encyclopedia of People, Traditions, and Customs [3 volumes]

African American Culture: An Encyclopedia of People, Traditions, and Customs [3 volumes]
  • Author : Omari L. Dyson,Judson L. Jeffries Ph.D.,Kevin L. Brooks
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Pages : 940
  • Relase : 2020-07-31
  • ISBN : 9781440862441

African American Culture: An Encyclopedia of People, Traditions, and Customs [3 volumes] Book Review:

Covering everything from sports to art, religion, music, and entrepreneurship, this book documents the vast array of African American cultural expressions and discusses their impact on the culture of the United States. According to the latest census data, less than 13 percent of the U.S. population identifies as African American; African Americans are still very much a minority group. Yet African American cultural expression and strong influences from African American culture are common across mainstream American culture—in music, the arts, and entertainment; in education and religion; in sports; and in politics and business. African American Culture: An Encyclopedia of People, Traditions, and Customs covers virtually every aspect of African American cultural expression, addressing subject matter that ranges from how African culture was preserved during slavery hundreds of years ago to the richness and complexity of African American culture in the post-Obama era. The most comprehensive reference work on African American culture to date, the book covers topics such as black contributions to literature and the arts, music and entertainment, religion, and professional sports. It also provides coverage of less-commonly addressed subjects, such as African American fashion practices and beauty culture, the development of jazz music across different eras, and African American business. • Identifies influential aspects of African American culture through entries on topics such as African Americans in sports, in musical genres such as blues, gospel, hip hop, and jazz, and in religions such as Christianity, Islam, and Yoruba • Makes clear the numerous ways African Americans have produced, maintained, and evolved their culture in the United States • Enables readers to truly comprehend what "diversity" is by gaining substantive knowledge of how a particular group of persecuted people has learned to thrive artistically and culturally in the United States

Turkey and the Wolf

Turkey and the Wolf
  • Author : Mason Hereford
  • Publisher : Ten Speed Press
  • Pages : 256
  • Relase : 2022-06-21
  • ISBN : 9781984859006

Turkey and the Wolf Book Review:

A fun, flavorful cookbook with more than 95 recipes and Power-Ups featuring chef Mason Hereford’s irreverent take on Southern food, from his awarding-winning New Orleans restaurant Turkey and the Wolf “Mason and his team are everything the culinary world needs right now. This book is a testimony of living life to the most and being your true self!”—Matty Matheson ONE OF THE MOST ANTICIPATED COOKBOOKS OF 2022—Delish, Food52 Mason Hereford grew up in rural Virginia, where his formative meals came at modest country stores and his family’s holiday table. After moving to New Orleans and working in fine dining he opened Turkey and the Wolf, which featured his larger-than-life interpretations of down-home dishes and created a nationwide sensation. In Turkey and the Wolf, Hereford shares lively twists on beloved Southern dishes, like potato chip–loaded fried bologna sandwiches, deviled-egg tostadas with salsa macha, and his mom’s burnt tomato casserole. This cookbook is packed with nostalgic and indulgent recipes, original illustrations, and bad-ass photographs. Filled with recipes designed to get big flavor out of laidback cooking, Turkey and the Wolf is a wild ride through the South, with food so good you’re gonna need some brand-new jeans.

Inventing Authenticity

Inventing Authenticity
  • Author : Carrie Helms Tippen
  • Publisher : University of Arkansas Press
  • Pages : 212
  • Relase : 2018
  • ISBN : 9781682260654

Inventing Authenticity Book Review:

In Inventing Authenticity, Carrie Helms Tippen examines the rhetorical power of storytelling in cookbooks to fortify notions of southernness. Tippen brings to the table her ongoing hunt for recipe cards and evaluates a wealth of cookbooks with titles like Y'all Come Over and Bless Your Heart and famous cookbooks such as Sean Brock's Heritage and Edward Lee's Smoke and Pickles. She examines her own southern history, grounding it all in a thorough understanding of the relevant literature. The result is a deft and entertaining dive into the territory of southern cuisine--"black-eyed peas and cornbread,fried chicken and fried okra, pound cake and peach cobbler,"--and a look at and beyond southern food tropes that reveals much about tradition, identity, and the yearning for authenticity. Tippen discusses the act of cooking as a way to perform--and therefore reinforce--the identity associated with a recipe, and the complexities inherent in attempts to portray the foodways of a region marked by a sometimes distasteful history. Inventing Authenticity meets this challenge head-on, delving into problems of cultural appropriation and representations of race, thorny questions about authorship, and more. The commonplace but deceptively complex southern cookbook can sustain our sense of where we come from and who we are--or who we think we are.

Add a Pinch

Add a Pinch
  • Author : Robyn Stone
  • Publisher : Clarkson Potter
  • Pages : 240
  • Relase : 2017-03-28
  • ISBN : 9780553496420

Add a Pinch Book Review:

With a foreword by Ree Drummond, this beautiful book has 100 easier, faster, lightened-up Southern recipes, from the blogger behind the popular Add a Pinch website. A generation ago, home cooks may have had all day to prepare dinner, but most folks now want convenient, fast recipes that don’t rely on canned soups or other processed products. Here, fresh ingredients take center stage in slow cooker meals, casseroles and one-dish suppers, salads, soups, and desserts that have deep, satisfying flavors but are a cinch to make. Smart swaps like Greek yogurt for mayo in pimento cheese and cauliflower “rice” put a modern spin on these dishes. With 75 color photographs and lots of sidebars, this is the new Southern cooking handbook.

Patti Labelle's Lite Cuisine

Patti Labelle's Lite Cuisine
  • Author : Patti LaBelle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 240
  • Relase : 2003-04-14
  • ISBN : 9781440650369

Patti Labelle's Lite Cuisine Book Review:

Legendary singer and New York Times bestselling author Patti LaBelle reveals her mouthwatering culinary secrets for eating your way to a healthier life.