From Hearty Chicken and Ham Gumbo to Kentucky Spiced Beef, from Old-fashioned Greens with Bacon to New Orleans Praline Ice Cream, the recipes in this lusciously illustrated, easy-to-use cookbook are rich with nostalgia and inspired in their blend of hearty southern flavors and textures. Appetizers, soups, salads, meats, poultry, fish, vegetables, breads, grains, desserts-they are all here in abundance, and they all add up to beautifully orchestrated meals any cook would be proud to serve. The rich photographs, specially commissioned for this updated volume-and helpful sidebars, covering such subjects as how to shuck an oyster and how to roast a chicken to perfection-assure success to cooks at every level. It's a true cook's tour of the American South, guided by a the deft hand of a master cook and entertainer.
Raised in the kitchen of her parents' Kentucky country inn, Camille Glenn has run her own cooking school and catering business, and writes food features and columns for the Louisville Courier-Journal.