Deep South Dish: Homestyle Southern Recipes.
Deep South Dish: Homestyle Southern Recipes
Quail Ridge Press
PO Box 123, Brandon, MS 39043
9781938879135, $24.95, www.amazon.com
A nicely illustrated, 224 page culinary compendium comprised of authentic American southern dishes compiled by Mary Foreman, "Deep South Dish: Homestyle Southern Recipes" is a celebration of kitchen cook friendly recipes that allows genuine southern cuisine to be a staple for menu planning everywhere in the country. The recipes are organized into chapters for: Appetizers & Beverages; Bread, Breakfast & Brunch; Soups, Stews & Chilis; Salads; Vegetables & Side Dishes; Chicken; Seafood; Beef & Pork; and Desserts. The showcased dishes range from Brown Sugar Candied Bacon; Sausage and Cheese Bread; Creamy Gumbo Potato Salad; Southern Fried Cabbage; and Cajun Dirty Rice; to Old School Oven Barbecued Chicken; Gulf Coast Crab and Rice; Chicken-Fried Steak with Milk Gravy; Baked Louisiana Meat Pies; and Southern Caramel Cake. A delight to simply browse and exceptionally well organized for menu planning, "Deep South Dish: Homestyle Southern Recipes" is heartily recommended for personal, family, and community library regional cookbook collections.