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Packed with practical advice, interesting tips, and great recipes, this volume will appeal to crab and oyster lovers anywhere in the country.Adrian Miller, author of Soul Food: The Surprising Story of an American Cuisine, One Plate at a Time and winner of the 2014 James Beard Foundation Book Award in Reference and Scholarship
Bill Smith's dedication to the South's culture and foodways is exemplified in his treatment of the East Coast's abundance of delectable seafood. His respect for classics like Crab Cakes, Crabmeat Ravigotte, and Oyster Fritters is to be admired. His creativity sparkles and shines in dishes such as Oyster Shortcake and Crabmeat Cobbler. You'll want to have two copies of this collection of recipesone to have on hand at your beach getaway and one for your home when you want to be reminded of leisurely summer meals of just-caught seafood.Marcelle Bienvenu, author of Who's Your Mama, Are You Catholic, and Can You Make a Roux?
A delightful good read, full of extremely appealing recipes. Bill Smith's rich culinary knowledge of our beloved shellfish showsand his book will be appreciated by readers around the entire South, and around the country.Cynthia Graubart, coauthor of Mastering the Art of Southern Cooking