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Audubon Plantation Country Cookbook is a collection of heirloom recipes, family legends, historical facts, vintage photographs, and humorous anecdotes from this area that is as rich in cuisine as it is in history.
Tommy Joe Breaux invites you to “sit down, relax, an’ pass a good time” with the crazy characters of Breaux Bridge, Louisiana. Cajuns are famous for their storytelling talents and their ability to laugh at themselves, and Tommy Joe is a bona fide Cajun, I garontee! Paperback.
The formula that started this success story is surprisingly simple: take the classic story of jolly old St. Nicholas, place it in a Louisiana bayou, dress Santa Claus in muskrat “from his head to his toes,” pile his skiff high with toys, and hitch it to eight friendly alligators. The result is a delightful twist on an old and familiar tale. It is Christmas on the bayou. Hardcover.
Old favorites Elmo and Marie, Poo Poo and Stinky, and ole Doc Duplichan return for even more fun. Paperback.
The 43rd Mississippi Infantry of the Confederate States of America is the only regiment to have used a camel militarily east of the Mississippi.
For the greater part of the first half of the eighteenth century, Louis Juchereau de St. Denis was the guiding force on the Louisiana-Texas frontier. It is probable that no other man exercised such a determining influence over so long a period in the early affairs of Louisiana and Texas. His rare talents served a vital and peculiar need for colonial France in a critical and most formative period. Paperback.
While Christmas stories are traditionally sweet, warm, and fuzzy, not every holiday memory generates a feeling of ease, merriment, and plenty. Penned by the capable hands of twelve of the best writers in the South, the stories in this collection challenge, illuminate, and provoke strong feelings as they examine Christmas from a variety of unexpected angles.
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The Confederate Cookbook: Family Favorites from the Sons of Confederate Veterans contains over 340 of Dixie’s finest recipes courtesy of contemporary Confederate kitchens from Florida to Alaska. Here you’ll find the delicious, traditional dishes that evoke the flavor of the Old South, as well as savory regional favorites from all over the country. Hardcover.
This 35 x 26-inch full-color poster serves as a quick reference and study guide for the classroom or for anyone with an interest in Confederate history. In addition to its centrally placed map of the Confederate states, it includes photos of all eight Confederate full generals, all seventeen lieutenant generals, eighteen major and brigadier generals, eight members of the presidential cabinet, and twenty-five important Confederate sites that can be visited today.
Ann Hollowell, host of The Cooking Lady, assembles some of her best Southern recipes, throwing in a dash of humor as she tells the funny stories behind her favorite foods. Hollowell suggests where you can add a bit more of this or try that instead, because cooking should be about having fun and experimenting.
With a history as dark and bloody as any in our nation, the Natchez Trace has always been more than just a thoroughfare. Growing out of a need for a return route for flatboats that floated down the Mississippi, the Trace winds up from Natchez, Mississippi, through Alabama and ends in Nashville, Tennessee.
A comprehensive discussion of the flags that represented the southern nation between 1861 and 1865, The Flags of the Confederacy offers a detailed and well-researched look at the history of the national, state, and military flags that were developed during the period in which the new Southern nation existed.
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