Down south on the family table! Focusing on farm-to-table ingredients, proper techniques, and pristine presentation, Chef Booker serves up a heaping helping of Southern cooking with class. Combining her Mississippi roots and French culinary training, Booker pays homage to her family's favorite dishes by giving them a sophisticated twist. Inspired by her childhood memories, Booker creates a comforting blend of nostalgia and modernity. The stories that accompany the 135 recipes in this book will transport you to the farmhouse of Booker's youth-amid the garden, lush with produce. Dishes such as tender Braised Short Ribs, decadent Venison Stew, and elegant Caramel Cake are sure to satisfy your family!
|Publisher:||Arcadia Publishing SC|
|Product dimensions:||8.00(w) x 25.00(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Jennifer Hill Booker is the executive chef and owner of Your Resident Gourmet, LLC, a personal chef and catering company. Booker earned a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Tulsa, an associate degree from Oklahoma State University, and a certificate from Le Cordon Bleu-Paris. A former culinary instructor and a culinary arts program director, she is well qualified to write about proper cooking techniques, flavor combinations, and food pairings. Booker lives in Lilburn, Georgia.
Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn is a professional photographer in Atlanta. In addition to producing advertising and corporate photography, she has seen her work published in more than a dozen books and in more than one hundred articles for numerous regional and shelter magazines, including Atlanta magazine, Coastal Living, Veranda, Traditional Home, and Elle Decor.
Table of Contents
Getting Here from There 9
Jellies, Jams, and Preserves 15
Pickles, Peppers, and Hot Sauce 27
Fresh from the Garden 41
Beans, Greens, and Pot Likker 63
Rise and Shine 93
What's for Supper? 109
Pies, Cakes, and Cobblers 149
Drinks and Cocktails 172
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I just loved this book. Being from the south, I dreamed of recipes that I knew at heart, but looking for some way to fancy it up. This cookbook has it all. Chef Jennifer explains things I had no idea and the pictures and breathtaking.