The Southern Cook's Handbook is a how-to manual, a primer for the new
cook, as well as a refresher course for the old hand. It is an
essential reference for any cook's kitchen.
Perfect for new brides setting up their first kitchen Southern cousins, Courtney Taylor and Bonnie Carter Travis, both experienced cooks and writers, get into the kitchen with you, explaining the fundamentals of Southern cooking and telling you how ingredients should look, feel, and smell.
The cookbook features over 200 of the South's most treasured recipes
such as mint juleps, gumbo, cheese grits, fried okra, pecan pie,
blackberry cobbler, and fig preserves. You can't go wrong with: Basics section, with advice about kitchen equipment and choosing fresh produce. Methods section, featuring step-by-step instructions for all the basics like pan-frying, making gravy, baking biscuits, and making cream cakes. And further, there is a glossary of cooking terms.
Southern cousins, Courtney Taylor and Bonnie Carter Travis, both experienced cooks and writers, are passionate about preserving the Southern culinary tradition. In The Southern Cook's Handbook,
they take an in-depth look at the ingredients and methods of Southern cooking and offer step-by-step basic guidelines for making delicious, authentic Southern dishes. They reveal old tricks no one ever told you, and answer questions you never thought to ask.
This will be the most delicious handbook you ever owned.