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Highlighting iconic Dallas dishes and the confections made famous by the city’s favorite restaurants, Dallas Classic Desserts shares the secrets behind such indulgences as Fearing’s Caramelized Apple Fritters and Al Biernat’s Texas Pecan Pie à la Mode.
Darina Allen runs the world-renowned cooking school at Ballymaloe, Ireland, with her husband, Chef Allen. Winner of the 2001 Veuve Clicquot Irish Businesswoman of the Year Award, Darina Allen lectures and travels extensively. She is also Ireland’s most famous cooking-show host, having presented nine series of her program, Simply Delicious, on television around the world. As a cookbook writer, Darina Allen has won the Langhe Ceretto-SEI Prize and was short-listed for the IACP Julia Child Awards. Other Pelican books that celebrate the cuisine of Ballymaloe are A Simply Delicious Irish Christmas by Darina Allen and The Ballymaloe Bread Book (pb original) by Chef Allen.
A veritable cornucopia of tasty delights, this cookbook presents recipes that have proven popular in America’s great Southwest. Compiled by the All Saints’ Episcopal Church and Day School of Phoenix, Arizona, this kitchen-tested collection features more than two hundred savory dishes. Many are native to the Southwest, and all are sure to please the most discriminating palate.
For the more than twenty million Americans who have diabetes, decadent desserts and other sweet luxuries are no longer off limits. Using a number of substitution techniques to lower the carbohydrate and calorie counts in her recipes, pastry chef and diabetic Stacey Harris has transformed more than two hundred desserts into delicious, diabetic-friendly delights.
Focusing on the similarities between French and Southern-style recipes, Chef Jennifer Hill Booker provides combined grocery lists and time-saving tips to create two distinct meals in this unique cookbook.
As the owner and chef extraordinaire of the popular Dooky Chase’s Restaurant in New Orleans, Leah Chase has distinguished herself as a community and civic leader through her dedicated involvement with numerous charities and organizations. The preeminent chef in the Dooky Chase kitchen, Mrs. Chase has established a reputation as one of the best purveyors of Creole cuisine in the nation. Hardcover.
Celebrity chef Earl Peyroux has taught millions of viewers the joys of “Gourmet Cooking” through more than 600 episodes of his national PBS television show and six companion cookbooks. Now, for the first time available in stores, Peyroux offers a combination of show favorites and never-before-seen dishes designed to sate the appetites of his most ardent fans.
From the antebellum legacies of grand old restaurants like Antoine’s, Commander’s Palace, and Bruning’s to the newcomers like Jacques-Imo’s, Bayona, and Clancy’s, not to mention the legion in between, the countless stories of establishments dedicated to the je ne sais quoi of dining form part of the essential history of New Orleans. This rich mix of history and evocative photographs documents an unparalleled majesty of the senses, a decadent revelry in the past, and the daily marking of pleasure. Hardcover.
Jumbles and puffs, monkey pudding, Dixie biscuits, pond lily salad, lightning cake, and foolish pie are just a few of the delightful names of dishes included in this collection, alongside more familiar foods such as crackling corn bread, lobster croquettes, celery soup, potato pies, and bread pudding. Found by researchers exploring the attic at Catalpa plantation, these “receipts” date back to 1870.
New Orleans is famous for its bars, and the word “cocktail” originated in one of them. It is no wonder that New Orleans is also recognized for its drinks. In this book, which was originally published in 1937, Stanley Clisby Arthur shares the recipes and histories behind 139 New Orleans concoctions. He tells you how the Ramos Gin Fizz came about and shares the legend behind the Side Car Cocktail. Paperback.
New Orleanians have elevated the pleasures of cooking and consuming to a highly skilled, sophisticated art form. In this edition, the authors offer 119 recipes they consider most representative of New Orleans home cuisine. Spiral.
In this, her second cookbook, Gail Ashkanazi-Hankin offers a wide variety of delectable, yet healthy, kosher dishes to please any palate during the many Jewish festivals and on any night of the year. While creating and compiling these reduced-fat and reduced-calorie recipes, Mrs. Ashkanazi-Hankin met many talented Jewish cooks throughout the world, including those from the Ashkenazic and Sephardic communities.
Building a culinary foundation on her Mississippi roots and a farm-to-table concept, Chef Jennifer Hill Booker creates a unique take on contemporary Southern cooking. Combining agrarian approaches and down-home style with classical-French techniques, Booker reinvents Southern cuisine. These 135 recipes are the culmination of summers and holidays spent in Charleston, Mississippi, at the family farm.
Although San Antonio is known for many sights and attractions, it is the amazingly unique cuisine that sets the city apart. Considered the Tex-Mex capital of the world, San Antonio is a festive place filled with the lingering aromas of spicy ingredients and a talent for fun. Chadwick gives an overview of popular attractions in the area, including common festivals and local traditions. With the help of residents, media, and popular Southwestern restaurants, the book provides an impressive compilation of savory recipes with San Antonio inspiration.
“A truly original cookbook—combines the two most gratifying household pursuits, gardening and cooking, to produce unusual and delectable dishes.” Paperback.
First there was the Frank Davis Seafood Notebook, the Matthew, Mark, Luke, and Frank of cooking seafood New Orleans style. Then came Frank Davis Cooks Naturally N'Awlins, a full-spectrum cookbook of the true traditions of old New Orleans. Now there is Frank Davis Cooks Cajun, Creole, and Crescent City, “all the old and new ethnic, down-home, make-you-slap-your-momma-twice recipes I couldn’t squeeze into the last two cookbooks.” Hardcover.
A cornucopia of flavors, Frank Davis Cooks Naturally N’Awlins includes recipes ranging from appetizers to desserts. He offers step-by-step directions to preparing dishes such as Mudbugs and Macaroni, New Orleans Cheepie Chicken, Cajun Baked Eggs and N’Awlins Fried Grits with Red-Eye Gravy, Pyracantha Jelly, N’Awlins Blueberry Cream Cheese Crumble, Pig-Out Pudding Pie, Beer Bread, and much more.
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