At My Grandmother's Knee: Recipes & Memories Handed Down By Women of the South (Google eBook)

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Thomas Nelson Inc, Mar 22, 2011 - Cooking - 288 pages
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Granny, Nana, Mamaw, or Gigi.

It doesnít matter what you call her. If her roots are in theSouth, your grandmotherís recipe box probably includes a dish or two youívelonged to recreate.

How about her legendary chicken and dumplings or the loavesof zucchini bread she always baked from her gardenís summertime bounty? Doesyour mouth water when you think back on her Sunday pot roasts or the hash browncasserole she always made on Thanksgiving morning? You remember the strawberrypudding cake she whipped up for special birthday dinners? The meals you enjoyedat your grandmotherís table may very well have been your first exposure to thenotion of Southern hospitality and the idea that we really can show our lovethrough food.

Faye Porterís At MyGrandmotherís Knee celebrates grandmaís cooking and the stories from thegrandchildren whose own memories are sure to spark a few of your own.Throughout this collection, youíll sit at the tables of dozens of Southerngrandmas and sample recipes that have made them famous with their family fordecades. Donít be surprised if you see a few of your own family favorites alongthe way.

  

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Every Southerner will recognize the recipes in this collection. If they were not prepared in your own family, you knew someone who brought them to the church dinners. This is a collection of recipes ... Read full review

Contents

Jams Pickles and Canning
19
Beverages
33
Breads Rolls and Biscuits
43
Appetizers Soups and Salads
59
Side Dishes
99
Main Dishes
131
Pies and Cobblers
167
Cakes
183
Cookies
217
Chocolate Pies
237
Miscellaneous Desserts
251
Acknowledgments
268
About the Author
269
Index
271
Contributor Index
277
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About the author (2011)

Faye Porter is the author of At My Grandmother's Knee, a collection of recipes and stories from women of the South. She was born and raised in the midwest, but says Nashville is her favorite place to live. This is her second book.

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