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Bill Neal's Southern Cooking

Bill Neal's Southern Cooking

by Bill Neal
Bill Neal's Southern Cooking

Bill Neal's Southern Cooking

by Bill Neal

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Overview

Southern cooking, the most interesting and complex regional cuisine in America, remains a mystery to many professional cooks and southerners. With a stellar collection of recipes, Neal reveals the background and subtleties of southern foods. He uses imaginative new ways with old standards to make the recipes more accessible, but he never resorts to shortcuts or processed ingredients. He also shows how the meeting of Native American, Western European, and African cultures has created this cuisine.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780807889589
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date: 10/15/2009
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
Pages: 224
Lexile: 1220L (what's this?)
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

The late Bill Neal founded the restaurants La Residence and Crook's Corner, both landmarks in Chapel Hill. He was author of Biscuits, Spoonbread, & Sweet Potato Pie; coauthor of Good Old Grits Cookbook: Have Grits Your Way; and editor of Through the Garden Gate, a collection of gardening essays by the late Elizabeth Lawrence.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Notes on Ingredients and Techniques
Introduction
Soups, Gumbo, and Stews
Cornmeal, Hominy Grits, Biscuits, and Bread
Rice
Vegetables
Fish and Shellfish
Pork, Beef, and Chicken
Game
Salads, Pickles, and Condiments
Desserts
Southern Spirits
Kitchen Equipment
Works Consulted
Index

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From the Publisher

A marvelous piece of work, beautifully written and rooted in a sense of history.—House & Garden



Authentic and lovingly written, Bill Neal's Southern Cooking does much to untangle the mystique and complexity of this outstanding American cuisine.—Bon Appetit



[Mixes] the best of the South's classics . . . with a contemporary, light approach to cooking.—Vogue



Plain good cooking. . . . The book overflows with riches.—Food & Wine



This is a book from which the whole country can learn about southern cooking. It was much needed.—Cook's Magazine



An authoritative, important guide to the best traditions of southern cooking.—USA Today



Bill Neal is a genius at the stove.—Craig Claiborne

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