From award-winning author James Villas--the most complete, authentic, and authoritative book available on Southern cooking
As Paula Wolfert has said, there are not many writers around who are as much fun to read as James Villas. Now this proud North Carolina native brings together the best of traditional and new Southern cooking in one definitive volume. There are more than 380 recipes for cherished favorites like buttermilk biscuits, fried chicken, and pecan pie, plus new recipes by top Southern chefs such as Louis Osteen. Laced with colorful stories, anecdotes, and fascinating lore about the recipes’ origins, this new work from James Villas is destined to be a classic.