MARY FOREMAN is a home cook and the publisher of the wildly popular southern recipe website, DeepSouth- Dish.com, drawing millions of readers a month from all across the world, who find a reconnection to their own memories and heritage through her childhood stories, and the classic, homespun recipes connected to them. A multi-generational southerner whose ancestors have found home in at least four southeast states, Mary lives with her husband "The Cajun," and multiple four-legged rescue children, on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, where except for several years living in New Orleans, she has spent her entire life. She is mother to Chris and grandmother to Brian, Sydney and Hugh, each of whom she draws into the kitchen every chance she gets.
"Best of the Best from the Deep South Cookbook" features: - More than 400 of the Deep South's most popular recipes. - Recipes that are easy to follow and edited for clarity. - Photographs and illustrations showcasing places and attractions in the Deep South. - Fascinating history and trivia about the region scattered throughout. - A cross-referenced index, making it easy to find your favorite recipes.
“The recipes in Southern Plate made my mouth water!...This wonderful cookbook made me feel like I was reading something of my own.” —Paula Deen, author of Paula Deen’s Savannah Style “I’ve been testing these recipes in my own kitchen and every single one turns out to be better than anything my grandmother ever made.” —Dorothea Benton Frank, author of Return to Sullivans Island and Lowcountry Summer Christy Jordan, the creator of SouthernPlate.com, serves up a collection of delicious recipes for “classic comfort foods that makes everyone feel like family.” Featuring scrumptious dishes passed down for generations through Jordan’s family, Southern Plate highlights the very best in southern cooking—for fans of Paula Deen and Ree Drummond’s The Pioneer Woman Cooks.
Celebrate the sweet spirit and taste of Southern hospitality with Christy Jordan, the voice of Southern cooking for a new generation. Sweetness is a memory made in our grandmother’s kitchen. Sweetness is nights on the porch, listening to the old stories. Sweetness is welcoming guests with an open heart. And food: sustaining those same guests with Peach Buttermilk Pie. Greeting the kids and their friends after school with Chocolate Chip Dream Bars. Sitting in the shade with neighbors and cooling down with Blushing Apple Juleps. (Pour some for the little ones, too—there’s no alcohol.) Or ending dinner on the high note of a Chocolate Chess Pie, because you always need a little something sweet to finish it off, whether a meal or a day. In Sweetness, Christy Jordan shares 197 recipes for sweet things to eat and drink—recipes that are deeply delicious, rich with tradition, often reaching through generations, and designed with today’s hectic schedules in mind. Because life is just better when you add a little sweetness.
The long-awaited cookbook from an immensely popular cooking blog. Melissa Sperka learned to cook, like many people, from her mother and her grandmothers. For generations, her family made gathering around the kitchen table for meals an important part of every day—something to look forward to and cherish. She’s passing these values on to her own children, and to the many readers of her blog, Melissa’s Southern Style Kitchen. Sperka’s grandparents lived on the food they grew and harvested on their Virginia farmland. Her mother continued this tradition as her mother did before her, canning, freezing, and cooking fresh produce from her backyard garden. Everyone was welcome at the supper table: family, neighbors, and friends alike. Pull up a chair, encourages Sperka, and become inspired to cook with recipes such as these: Puff Pastry-Wrapped Smokies Sweet-Tomato Glazed Meat Loaf Cheesy Bacon Ranch Chicken Spaghetti Granma's Famous Blueberry Icebox Pie Jalapeno Jepper Jack Corn Bread This cookbook is a labor of love, paying homage to those who instilled in her a love for cooking and baking Southern-style.
Author: Dora Charles
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release Date: 2015-09-08
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"
Author: Stacey Little
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Release Date: 2014-03-18
In the South, a conversation among home cooks can be just about as illuminating as any culinary education. Luckily for Stacey Little, home cooks run in the family. Whether it’s fried chicken or pimento cheese, fruit salad or meatloaf, everybody’s family does it a little differently. The Southern Bite is a celebration of those traditions and recipes every Southern family is proud to own. It’s the Pecan Chicken Salad that’s mandatory for every family reunion and the hearty Goulash, so comforting after a long day. It’s the Glazed Ham that makes its way to the Easter table every year. If you’re lucky enough to hail from the South, you’ll no doubt find some familiar favorites from your own family recipe archives, along with a whole slew of surprises from Southern families a lot like yours! There’s Turnip Green Dip for your next party, Chicken Corn Chowder for those chilly fall nights, and Cornbread Salad for when you really need to make an impression. No matter what’s cooking, Little’s goal is the same: to revel in the culinary tradition all Southerners share. These are the recipes that bring us together and the meals our families will cherish for generations to come.
Author: Ben Vaughn
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Release Date: 2015-09-15
In most of Ben’s experiences the humble Southern chefs share their long protected family recipes, but it’s not an adventure if everyone cooperates. Some of these institutions guard their recipes like members of the family. To the untrained eater, the secret ingredients it takes to create such an iconic dish would remain a bewitching mystery without the original formula. However, Ben’s journey and mission is to deliver the most amazing 100 Southern recipes. With his charm and ability in the kitchen, Ben acquired each recipe–one way or another. If he was unable to get the recipe directly from the source, Ben replicated it himself, only having tasted the dish. After deciphering the exact mix of ingredients, Ben’s recipe was put to the test when the recipe gatekeeper gave him the thumbs up. From iconic Southern kitchens all throughout the Delta—such as Mat & Naddies and Carlos and Rocky’s in New Orleans; Our Way Café in Decatur, Georgia; McMel’s, City Café, Dipsy Doodle, and Wendell Smith’s Restaurant in Tennessee; and Martha’s Menu in Mississippi—experience the real recipes, real people, and real stories as Ben journeys through the South exploring Southern Routes.
For thirty-nine amazing years, The Crown Restaurant has served lunch to international travelers, nationwide visitors, and local customers and friends. The Crown has been host to the Food Network, Turner South, CNN, and the Travel Channel, as well as writers and journalists from The New York Times, Southern Living, Bon Appetit, and Saveur magazine. Located in downtown Indianola, Mississippi- the very heart of the Mississippi Delta-The Crown continues to garner accolades as the quintessential eatery for fans of traditional southern cuisine with a taste of gourmet. Thanks to proprietors Evelyn and Tony Roughton, as well as their families and friends, you can now re-create delectable dishes that have been passed down for generations, adapted and enhanced throughout the years, and collected for everyone to enjoy in this much-anticipated cookbook. The Crown of Southern Cooking features more than 170 easy-to-prepare classic southern recipes with a touch of added elegance, such as: Hot Vidalia Onion Dip, Crawfish Beignets, Gourmet Cheese Grits, Old-Fashioned Fried Peach Pies, Mississippi Delta Fried Catfish, Chocolate Bread Pudding Book jacket.
Few people know that national pie champion Francine Bryson got her start on the cooking contest circuit at age sixteen with a savory stuffed pork loin--that won first place. In Country Cooking from a Redneck Kitchen, Francine invites you into her home to share recipes for everything that graces her Southern table: chicken dinners, savory pies, Sunday suppers to serve the preacher, make-and-take casseroles, dips and other redneck whatnots, backyard barbecue favorites--and, of course, three chapters devoted to her celebrated baked goods, including her most-requested holiday sweets. Feeding people is what Francine loves to do, and here are simple instructions for 125 dishes with 60 color photographs to help you to bring her Southern charm to your table.
Author: Melba Wilson
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2016-04-12
Fresh from the kitchen of her legendary Harlem restaurant, Melba’s, the reigning queen of American comfort food serves up one hundred delectable recipes that put her own special touch on favorite dishes—and taste just like home. Where do celebrities and foodies go for the most delicious fried chicken and eggnog waffles? To Melba’s, of course! Melba Wilson is a sweet, upbeat, occasionally sassy, always genuine ambassador for the cuisine known for years as soul food but that she prefers to call American comfort food. Melba cut her culinary teeth at the iconic Sylvia’s, the famed Windows on the World, and the hugely popular Rosa Mexicano. Now, as the pioneering owner of her own legendary Harlem restaurant, she proudly holds court in Melba’s always-packed dining room, dishing out lovingly prepared sweet potato pie, wine-braised short ribs, BBQ turkey meatloaf, deviled eggs, and a legion of mouth-watering American classics as well as unforgettable special twists on beloved comfort foods. Now you don’t have to leave the comfort of your own home to dig into her sumptuous signature recipes! With mouthwatering full-color photography and a beautiful design, Melba’s American Comfort features the secrets of her irresistible home cooking, passed down from her great-grandmother and other talented generations and given her own loving variations, plus a treasure trove of delightful stories from the heart of her bustling kitchen.
Miss Robbie, star of the television show Welcome to Sweetie Pie's, shares dozens of her popular recipes. Miss Robbie is a great cook from a long line of great cooks. In her family, when it came to cooking, Miss Robbie was always by her mother's side as they prepared meals together for eight children. In this fashion, mouthwatering soul food recipes were passed down from generation to generation. The owner of the nationally acclaimed soul food restaurants Sweetie Pie's, Miss Robbie now shares her scrumptious recipes with you. In this appetizing spread, she presents classic soul food recipes such as Smothered Pork Chops, lip-licking Salmon Croquettes, crispy Fried Chicken, Mac and Cheese, and a huge surprise—Chitterlings (chitlins). She also offers creative variations on the tried-and-true, including Candied Carrot Soufflé, Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Garlic and Bacon, Oniony Roasted Corn, and Collard Greens. And, her desserts and breads are as flavorful as they sound—Sky-High Sweet Potato Pie and St. Louis Gooey Butter Cake. The celebrity chef welcomes you into her kitchen to experience more than 150 tasty foods as she shows what it means to put heart and "foot" into a dish.