Classical Southern Cooking

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Gibbs Smith, 2009 - Cooking
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Damon Lee Fowler's critically acclaimed and award-nominated celebration of classic Southern cooking returns to print in a fully revised and updated edition. Hailed as a bible of Southern foodways and a major contribution to the literature of American culture, this compendium of more than two hundred traditional recipes broke new ground in food writing. Rooted in meticulous scholarship, a passion for good cooking, and a deep love for the unique culture of the South, Classical Southern Cooking presents the history and substance of this cuisine in a uniquely casual and anecdotal way that has earned it a reputation as a modern classic.
 

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This book is a study of Southern foods from around the 1st half of the 19th century. The author used as his basis the cookbooks of four remarkable women: The Virginia House-wife (1824) by Mary ... Read full review

Classical southern cooking: a celebration of the cuisine of the Old South

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Each of these authors offers a different perspective on Southern cooking, but all are determined to clear up some misconceptions about the food that is their heritage. And although little has been ... Read full review

Contents

Acknowledgments
8
Preface
11
Understanding Southern Cooking
13
The Classical Southern Kitchen
24
Beverages
55
Dishes for Teas Receptions and InBetweens
67
Soups
79
Savory Sauces
109
Meat
171
The Southern Way with Vegetables
205
Salads
269
Grits Rice and Noodles
283
The Southern Bakers Art
303
Desserts
365
Conserves
381
Bibliography
397

Fish and Shellfish
123
Poultry and Game
143
Index
409
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