A Southern Thanksgiving: Recipes and Musings for a Manageable Feast

A Southern Thanksgiving: Recipes and Musings for a Manageable Feast

by Robb Forman Dew


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Robb Forman Dew first began collecting her Thanksgiving recipes at the request of a cousin who hadn't cooked before. In A Southern Thanksgiving, she gathers them into a cookbook—both practical and literary—for an easy-to-prepare, sumptuous Southern feast.

In recreating the ambiance of her remembered Thanksgivings in the South, she found that planning ahead is crucial. A Southern Thanksgiving includes recipes for such delicious dishes as Yams Mousseline, Roast Turkey with Gravy and Cornbread Dressing, and Lalie's Pumpkin Chiffon Pie with Gingersnap Crust—many of which can be made weeks ahead and frozen.

Dew offers such an effortless strategy for preparing the Thanksgiving meal that both you and your guests will have the time to enjoy the day together. Hers is a book to be treasured, savored, and used by first-time cooks and experienced hosts alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781632863782
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication date: 09/29/2015
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 5.20(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Robb Forman Dew grew up in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and spent many Thanksgivings at her grandmother's house in Natchez. The recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, Dew is the author of the novels Dale Loves Sophie to Death, for which she received the National Book Award; The Time of Her Life; Fortunate Lives; The Evidence Against Her; The Truth of the Matter; and most recently, Being Polite to Hitler, as well as a memoir, The Family Heart. She lives in Williamstown, Massachusetts.

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