Field Peas to Foie Gras: Southern Recipes with a French Accent

Field Peas to Foie Gras: Southern Recipes with a French Accent


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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!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781455619726
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 10/10/2014
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 951,844
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

Glossary 13

Jellies, Jams, and Preserves 15

Pickles, Peppers, and Hot Sauce 27

Fresh from the Garden 41

Beans, Greens, and Pot Likker 63

Breads 79

Rise and Shine 93

What's for Supper? 109

Pies, Cakes, and Cobblers 149

Drinks and Cocktails 172

Acknowledgments 189

Index 190

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Field Peas to Foie Gras: Southern Recipes with a French Accent 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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.