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There are two thousand species of shrimp in the world, and the majority of the United States population has only just discovered what is now considered America’s favorite seafood. Advancements in transportation and communication have brought the coastal delicacy inland in the last few decades, resulting in a surge of popularity nationwide. Even as the taste for shrimp has drifted farther away from its seaside origins, it remains a traditional staple in the Gulf Coast region. Coauthor and fisheries expert Jerald Horst provides a wealth of information about the shellfish, including biology, history, industry, and meal preparation.
Whether fried, baked, pan-seared, or grilled, fish fits any plate and is sure to please any crowd. The fifth volume in the Louisiana Seafood Bible Series, this collection offers fish lovers a taste of Louisiana’s freshest catches. An assortment of more than seventy-five home-style dishes is included, such as fish nachos, Louisiana Bouillabaisse, and CenLA Seafood Jambalaya.
Oysters vary in taste and quality more than any other Louisiana seafood and that’s why knowing how to choose the best oysters is so important. Fisheries expert Jerald Horst and his wife Glenda, who grew up cooking in a commercial fishing family, carefully guide readers along the path to successful meals, beginning with a comprehensive review of oyster biology and the oyster industry.
For over three decades, Nancy Wilson collected anecdotes and recipes from Louisiana’s Italian immigrants, including her family and friends, as a way to preserve her children’s Italian heritage. Included here alongside lively personal commentary are historical and cultural facts about Italian American immigration patterns, religious institutions and festivals such as St. Joseph’s Day, and over one hundred recipes from “the old country.”
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When Lowney’s Cook Book was first published in 1907, it was heralded as a “new guide for the housekeeper, especially intended as a full record of delicious dishes sufficient for any well-to-do family, clear enough for the beginner, and complete enough for ambitious providers.” This new edition retains the original’s consistent, invaluable cooking instructions, tips, and copious numbers of chocolate recipes. More than a century later, the cookbook is still a staple in the collection of culinary historians and homemakers.
When Lowney’s Cook Book was originally published in Boston in 1907, it was subtitled a “new guide for the housekeeper, especially intended as a full record of delicious dishes sufficient for any well-to-do family, clear enough for the beginner, and complete enough for ambitious providers.” Now, it is still a fine basic cookbook, perfect for any kitchen. Hardcover.
One of the world’s top bartenders shares his wisdom in this seasonal introduction to the world of cocktails. Join Marvin J. Allen, longtime bartender at New Orleans’ Carousel Bar in the Hotel Monteleone, as he doles out sips and tips in this delightful, informative guide. Recipes, histories, and tricks of the trade fill these beautifully photographed pages. Allen tutors readers in basic equipment and ingredients, giving the groundwork needed for them to experiment.
Mandy’s Favorite Louisiana Recipes is a delightful cookbook featuring more than 300 authentic recipes from the kitchens of Creole Louisiana. Written more than sixty years ago, this volume still entertains and instructs. Paperback.
Mandy’s Favorite Louisiana Recipes is a delightful cookbook featuring more than 300 authentic recipes from the kitchens of Creole Louisiana. Written more than sixty years ago, this volume still entertains and instructs.
At McGuire’s Irish Pub the mood is nothing if not fun. McGuire’s boasts its own award-winning wine cellar and microbrewery in addition to its many specialty drinks. The real draw is the food. As anyone lucky enough to have dined at McGuire’s will tell you, the food deserves to be served on a silver platter—or at least eaten with a golden spoon. For five consecutive years, the Pensacola pub has earned the coveted Golden Spoon Award, which denotes it as one of Florida’s top restaurants.
Based on presentations of Meanwhile, Back at Café Du Monde . . ., these foodie monologues invoke your own special comfort foods, recalling tasty memories of life, love, family, and friends to warm your heart, feed your soul, and make you pause to savor the sweetness of life! Accompanied by candid photographs of the many people involved, from speakers to audience members, this book will be a treasure trove of delightful and delicious memories for all. Karen Benrud, a member of the Café Du Monde family of New Orleans, provides the foreword that celebrates the 150th anniversary of the landmark café and its history.
In the farm home of America’s past, the hearth of the home—the kitchen—represented the warmth and well-being of the family that met daily to enjoy hearty, homemade food and converse with pleasure. Award-winning artist Bob Artley evokes this ideal in this beautiful homage to the traditional Midwestern farm kitchen. Filled with heirloom family recipes and cozy memories and accompanied by Artley’s signature pen-and-ink drawings and full-color illustrations, this memoir provides a nostalgic and affectionate look at rural life, family, and food from a simpler time.
Fast, easy, and economical, the recipes in Microwave Cooking for One are ideal for individuals, whether they live alone or share busy modern households. From breakfast through dinner, fresh, delicious meals can be prepared to satisfy personal tastes without wasted food, overheated kitchens, or messy cleanup. Paperback.
Fast, easy, and economical, the recipes in Microwave Cooking for One are ideal for individuals, whether they live alone or share busy modern households. From breakfast through dinner, fresh, delicious meals can be prepared to satisfy personal tastes without wasted food, overheated kitchens, or messy clean-up. Spiral Bound.
Originally published in 1900 from the handwritten notes of Mme. Bégué herself, this collection of dishes from a quintessential New Orleans restaurant are now available in a edited and modernized version of the 1937 edition. One of the first cookbooks ever published in New Orleans that became a sought-after souvenir of the Bégué’s dining experience, it has been updated with a foreword by renowned food enthusiast Poppy Tooker.
Picture on an imposing castle on the moor—the cavernous main hall, the fire roaring in the hearth, a bearded man reciting Burns, and the merry men home from the hunt enjoying a festive banquet. Paperback.
A book of budget recipes, with no unusual ingredients, More Looking at Cooking presents many savory, easily prepared, and tried-and-true dishes that have withstood the test of time.
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