Crescent City Collection: A Taste of New Orleans

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Crescent City Collection: A Taste of New Orleans presents culinary and historical traditions, lovingly passed down from generation to generation. Gene Bourg, former restaurant reviewer for the Imics-Picayune, expresses our passion: "New Orleanians have their own scale of cultural values, but none is more deeply imbedded in the municipal psyche than food." Over 250 recipes from members of the Junior League of New Orleans, contributors, and over twenty-five famous local restaurants symbolize the continuously ...
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Overview

Crescent City Collection: A Taste of New Orleans presents culinary and historical traditions, lovingly passed down from generation to generation. Gene Bourg, former restaurant reviewer for the Imics-Picayune, expresses our passion: "New Orleanians have their own scale of cultural values, but none is more deeply imbedded in the municipal psyche than food." Over 250 recipes from members of the Junior League of New Orleans, contributors, and over twenty-five famous local restaurants symbolize the continuously evolving cuisine. Standards such as Red Bens and Rice. Seafood Okra Gumbo, and Bananas Foster are joined by dishes with new twists: Iried Crawfish Remoulade on the Half-Shell. Dixic Brisket. Shrimp Strecotash, and Strectear Strata. Lively culinary sidebars cover topics from Creole tomatoes to how to make a roux to recipes for -- popular New Orleans cocktails. Intertwined with the culinary offerings are fascinating narratives of JLNO Show Houses by Robert J. Cangelosi, Jr., A.I.A. Explore the architectural styles and anccdotal tales and enjoy photographer David G. Spiclman's artistie views into some of the most elegant private homes in New Orleans. The rich, colorful heritage of the Crescent City is displayed in non-culinary sidebars. Did you know that Spanish moss is a member of the pincapple family or that Carrollton was once a separate city? Crecent City Collection: A Taste of New Orleans brings a mosaie of culinary cultures past and present into your home.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780960477401
  • Publisher: Junior League of New Orleans, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/31/2000
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 782,638
  • Product dimensions: 9.23 (w) x 10.26 (h) x 0.82 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface 6
Committees 7
Introduction 8
Appetizers 10
Soups & Salads 34
Seafood 62
Poultry 94
Meat & Game 126
Side Dishes & Sauces 152
Brunch & Breads 180
Desserts 210
Acknowledgments 241
Resource Guide 246
Index 248
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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 2, 2003

    Totally Awesome!!!!

    This cookbook is as easy to use as it is beautiful to look at. The recipes are very simple to follow and delicious! One of my favorites is the Barefoot Boursin which I have had guests rave over at parties, and it doubles as an ingredient in the Sinful Spinach recipe.

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