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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.
This ample sample includes couscous, frackh (baked beans), hareera (a rich, thick soup), and ulk’tban (shish kebob). Even amateur chefs will enjoy using this clear, simple collection of recipes to make these—and many more—classic Moroccan dishes.
For genuine Texas barbecue, there is no better person to ask than Mr. Dickey of Dickey’s Barbecue. With more than two hundred locations countrywide and generations of experience with a grill, this renowned restaurateur has now made his family secrets known. More than one hundred recipes and pointers, from ribs to cocktails, make this cookbook an essential.
Mrs. Simms’ Fun Cooking Guide is written for the economical cook and the relaxed hostess. Many of these tempting recipes can be prepared ahead of time and chilled until time to pop them in the oven or carry them to the dining table. Whether you are cooking for two or a crowd, Myrtle Landry Simms makes cooking New Orleans Creole and Louisiana Cajun country dishes—as well as traditional menus—easy, fun, and best of all, delicious! Hardcover.
In 2003, the Mustard Seed Café and Cooking School became Ohio’s first certified organic retailer. Founded in 1981, this shopping and dining establishment celebrates good food, fresh ingredients, and sustainable living. This encouraging and easy-to-follow book includes 250 natural brunch, soup, salad, fish, meat, vegetable, bean, grain, pasta, drink, and sweets recipes.
The Napoleon House has seduced New Orleans visitors and locals for generations and become a favorite destination for all connoisseurs of atmosphere. In lyrical prose and luminous photographs, Mikko Macchione and Kerri McCaffety tell its story.
For a lifetime of healthy eating, Chef Jude Theriot has created New American Light Cuisine, the American cookbook.
The cuisine of New Orleans, like jazz, is a native art form. The artists who make it work are the chefs the city where food is more than mere sustenance. It is a social event—a celebration of color and smell and things that taste good.
This gift cookbook is a compilation of favorite hors d’oeuvres from renowned New Orleans restaurants and chefs. Beautiful photographs accompanied by musings run concurrent with recipes from some of New Orleans’ finest restaurants and most-skilled chefs. Classic recipes such as Antoine’s Crabmeat Imperial, Cochon’s Watermelon Rind Pickles, and Restaurant Cuvée’s Shrimp Remoulade Napoleon accompany some new favorites such as Dickie Brennan’s Bourbon House Oyster Shooters and Restaurant August’s Honey Island Chanterelle Tart.
It makes perfect sense that the Big Easy, with its knack for nostalgia as well as its passion for living in the moment and savoring it, would be the home of so many decadent recipes for that most luxurious of meals—brunch. In this gorgeously photographed book, Kit Wohl has compiled fifty recipes from the city’s legendary restaurants and chefs, complete with straightforward instructions for attaining easy elegance any time of the day.
Who wants to wait for Jazz Fest to snack on crawfish bread? Got a yen for Sucré’s Mardi Gras King Cake? These fifty recipes from the city’s famous chefs are an all-access, anytime, anywhere ticket to New Orleans celebrations and festivals.
New Orleans lays claim to so many things—jazz, Mardi Gras, festivals, and food—so it makes perfect sense that the Big Easy would be the home of the first cocktail. After all, libations are a New Orleans custom. In this brilliantly photographed book, Kit Wohl has compiled more than sixty luscious beverage recipes, both traditional and eccentric, from the city’s legendary and quirky establishments.
Creole food is the freewheeling legacy of a celebrated, storied city. The culinary practices of Spanish, French, Italian, German, African, and Caribbean cultures combined to become the multi-cultural Creole cuisine that we know today. It is an old and well-developed American regional-cooking style that proves flavor is truly a universal language. Rollicking stories and factoids link taste with tradition.
It makes perfect sense that the Big Easy, with its knack for nostalgia as well as its passion for living in the moment and savoring it, would be the home of so many decadent after-dinner celebrations. In this gorgeously photographed gift book, Kit Wohl has compiled a collection of classic desserts celebrating the city’s renowned sweet tooth, complete with straightforward recipes for creating easy elegance.
In New Orleans, a city where elegance brushes elbows with ease and dozens of different cultural groups mix without losing their individual flavors, it is no surprise that gumbo enjoys such widespread celebrity. Rich, full-bodied, and savory, gumbo boasts incredible versatility as it bespeaks the comfort, diversity, and good taste of the city that made it famous. Now, this quintessential New Orleans dish, along with soups and bisques, is presented as never before in this beautifully photographed gift cookbook from culinary aficionado Kit Wohl.
In New Orleans, it’s often been said that people don’t eat to live; they live to eat. Famous for its seafood and the pride it takes in its cooking heritage, this is a city of food and a city for food lovers. It makes perfect sense that such a culinary centered location would glean such a multitude of delicious recipes such as Crabmeat Cheesecake, Stewed Shrimp, Pecan Encrusted Trout, and Crawfish Roban.
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