Biscuits, Spoonbread, & Sweet Potato Pie (Paperback)

Author: Neal, Bill

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A classic cookbook from the one of the South's most beloved chefs, the late Bill Neal. This exploration of the rich southern baking and dessert traditions contains almost 300 recipes, many with headnotes offering preparation tips, information about the origins of the dish, and anecdotes and quotes drawn from southern food lore and literature.

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Publisher Univ of North Carolina Pr
Mfg Part# 9780807854747
SKU 31091896
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0807854743
Release Date 4/10/2007
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Dimensions (in Inches) 8H x 6.25L x 1T
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Annotation The glories of Southern baking in more than 300 recipes, plus folklore, anecdotes and reminiscences.
Editors Note This delightful cookbook celebrates the glories of southern baking, with 300 recipes for the breads, biscuits, cakes, pies, cookies, and sweets that have been the pride of southern cooks for generations. From his first chapter on cornmeal--with recipes for dumplings, hushpuppies, and four styles of spoonbread--to his delicious array of desserts--including persimmon pudding, lemon chess pie, and pecan cake with caramel icing--Bill Neal interweaves fascinating bits of culinary history with a native's knowledge of the cooking secrets of the rural South. He demystifies beaten biscuits, revives such southern standbys as baps and bannocks, and freshens up old favorites such as peach cobbler and fruitcake. Passing on the traditions of the southern kitchen, Neal pays tribute to the richness of the region's heritage. Biscuits, Spoonbread, and Sweet Potato Pie was first published in 1990.
Editors Note 2 This delightful cookbook celebrates the glories of southern baking, with 300 recipes for the breads, biscuits, cakes, pies, cookies, and sweets that have been the pride of southern cooks for generations. From his first chapter on cornmeal--with recipes for dumplings, hushpuppies, and four styles of spoonbread--to his delicious array of desserts--including persimmon pudding, lemon chess pie, and pecan cake with caramel icing--Bill Neal interweaves fascinating bits of culinary history with a native's knowledge of the cooking secrets of the rural South. He demystifies beaten biscuits, revives such southern standbys as baps and bannocks, and freshens up old favorites such as peach cobbler and fruitcake. Passing on the traditions of the southern kitchen, Neal pays tribute to the richness of the region's heritage. Biscuits, Spoonbread, and Sweet Potato Pie was first published in 1990.
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0360
Publisher University of North Carolina Press
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