Around the Southern Table: Coming home to comforting meals and treasured memories

Around the Southern Table: Coming home to comforting meals and treasured memories

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by Rebecca Lang, Editors of Southern Living Magazine
     
 

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Join ninth-generation Southerner Rebecca Lang as she serves up 150 fresh, from-scratch recipes and shares the beloved tables, serving pieces, and hospitality that make Southern meals such a pleasure. Personal essays put you at the table with notable Southerners-including HGTV Design Star judge Vern Yip, novelist Cassandra King, and Zac Brown, frontman of the two-time

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Join ninth-generation Southerner Rebecca Lang as she serves up 150 fresh, from-scratch recipes and shares the beloved tables, serving pieces, and hospitality that make Southern meals such a pleasure. Personal essays put you at the table with notable Southerners-including HGTV Design Star judge Vern Yip, novelist Cassandra King, and Zac Brown, frontman of the two-time Grammy Award-winning Zac Brown Band.

Editorial Reviews

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"Rebecca Lang is continuing to define Southern food for a generation. Around the Southern Table is a great addition to the shelf of cookbooks you actually use. It's a table replete with local goodness and smart, current sustenance, set with great recipes and marked with sage asides."

Hugh Acheson
James Beard Award-winning author of A New Turn in the South

"Well, I'd pull up a chair to Rebecca Lang's table and stay there all day if she'd let me. She sets forth vibrant concepts with easy-to-follow recipes. Hats off."

Martha Hall Foose, James Beard Award-winning author of Screen Doors and Sweet Tea and A Southerly Course

"Around the Southern Table brings heirloom furniture, comfort food and family together. With this sincere cookbook, Rebecca Lang graciously welcomes you to sit down at her delicious Southern table."

Chef John Besh, Acclaimed New Orleans chef and author of My Family Table

"Around the Southern Table is the treat of treats, a collection of classic Southern recipes given the most imaginative spins. The food photographs are so luscious, you'll want to fork them right off the page."

Jean Anderson
Author of A Love Affair with Southern Cooking and From a Southern Oven: The Savories, The Sweets

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780848736538
Publisher:
Oxmoor House
Publication date:
10/02/2012
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
444,554
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.00(d)

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From the Publisher
"Rebecca Lang is continuing to define Southern food for a generation. Around the Southern Table is a great addition to the shelf of cookbooks you actually use. It's a table replete with local goodness and smart, current sustenance, set with great recipes and marked with sage asides."

Hugh Acheson
James Beard Award-winning author of A New Turn in the South

"Well, I'd pull up a chair to Rebecca Lang's table and stay there all day if she'd let me. She sets forth vibrant concepts with easy-to-follow recipes. Hats off."

Martha Hall Foose, James Beard Award-winning author of Screen Doors and Sweet Tea and A Southerly Course

"Around the Southern Table brings heirloom furniture, comfort food and family together. With this sincere cookbook, Rebecca Lang graciously welcomes you to sit down at her delicious Southern table."

Chef John Besh, Acclaimed New Orleans chef and author of My Family Table

"Around the Southern Table is the treat of treats, a collection of classic Southern recipes given the most imaginative spins. The food photographs are so luscious, you'll want to fork them right off the page."

Jean Anderson
Author of A Love Affair with Southern Cooking and From a Southern Oven: The Savories, The Sweets

Meet the Author

Rebecca Lang is a professionally trained chef, a lifelong Southerner, a food writer and blogger, the author of three cookbooks, a contributing editor for Southern Living and MyRecipes.com and a Southern cooking expert featured weekly on the nationally syndicated TV show Daytime, which airs in 85 million households.

She learned to cook at her grandmother's heels, apprenticed with legendary Southern chef Nathalie Dupree and earned a culinary arts degree from Johnson and Wales University. She worked as an assistant food editor for Oxmoor House in Birmingham, Ala., before returning to Athens, Georgia.

Her Quick-Fix Southern (Andrews McMeel, March 2011) went into a second printing even before its official launch. Her previous books include Mary Mac's Tea Room (Looking Glass Books, 2005) and Southern Entertaining for a New Generation (Cumberland House, 2004). Her blog, rebeccalangcooks.com, has been featured on the James Beard Foundation's Delights and Prejudices and twice in the Food News Journal's Best of the Blogs. Her writing has appeared in numerous magazines and newspapers, including The Atlanta Journal Constitution.

She serves her own family at the same dining room table where her precious grandmother, Tom, enjoyed decades of meals with her ten siblings.

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Around the Southern Table: Coming home to comforting meals and treasured Memories 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Datsun More than 1 year ago
Really enjoy this cookbook! The recipes are great and I really like the pictures of what the finished product is to look like. As an engineer with details in mind, it really helps. The Humming Bird Cake has very quickly become a family favorite.