Perfect for new brides setting up their first kitchen! Southern cousins, Courtney Taylor and Bonnie Carter Travis, both experienced cooks and writers, get into the kitchen with you, explaining the fundamentals of Southern cooking and telling you how ingredients should look, feel, and smell. You can't go wrong with: "Basics" section with advice about kitchen equipment and choosing fresh produce. "Methods" section featuring step-by-step instructions for all the basics like pan-frying, making gravy, baking biscuits, and making cream cakes. Over 200 of the South's most treasured recipes such as mint juleps, gumbo, cheese grits, fried okra, pecan pie, blackberry cobbler, and fig preserves. Glossary of cooking terms. The Southern Cook's Handbook is a how-to manual, a primer for the new cook, as well as a refresher course for the old hand. It is an essential reference for any cook's kitchen. Southern cousins, Courtney Taylor and Bonnie Carter Travis, both experienced cooks and writers, are passionate about preserving the Southern culinary tradition. In The Southern Cook's Handbook, they take an in-depth look at the ingredients and methods of Southern cooking and offer step-by-step basic guidelines for making delicious, authentic Southern dishes. They reveal old tricks no one ever told you, and answer questions you never thought to ask. The Southern Cook's Handbook is a how-to manual, a primer for the new cook, as well as a refresher course for the old hand-it is an essential reference to any Southern cook's kitchen.
Publisher: Quail Ridge Press (2004)
Author:Courtney Taylor and Bonnie Carter Travis
Plastic Comb Bound, Softcover