Carolina Rice Kitchen

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"Karen Hess has shaped this long-forgotten social history into a readable, informative, and highly beneficial narrative. Books like this made the ordinary lives of our forefathers seem much more authentic and closer to us than the Old South mythologies ever did".--South Carolina Historical Magazine.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781570032080
  • Publisher: University of South Carolina Press
  • Publication date: 3/1/1998
  • Pages: 328
  • Sales rank: 702,273
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.73 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments and Explanations
Ch. 1 The Rice Kitchen of the South Carolina Low Country 1
Ch. 2 To Boil The Rice 22
Ch. 3 Pilau and its Kind 36
Ch. 4 The Rice Casseroles of South Carolina 84
Ch. 5 Hoppin' John and Other Bean Pilaus of the African Diaspora 92
Ch. 6 Rice Soups 111
Ch. 7 The Rice Breads of South Carolina 114
Ch. 8 Sweet Rice Dishes of South Carolina 141
Ch. 9 Rice in Invalid Cookery 147
Ch. 10 A Few Words on the Carolina Rice Cook Book and Its Contributors 152
App. 1 Errata in the Text of the Carolina Rice Cook Book 159
App. 2 Recipes for Making Bread, &c., from Rice Flour, ostensibly from the Charleston Gazette, as they appear in the Confederate Receipt Book (1863) 161
App. 3: A Brief Glossary 163
Notes 164
Bibliography 177
A Note on the Indexes 192
General Index 193
Receipt Index 209
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