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Corning - Southeast Steuben County Library 1 641.5975 WIL New NonFiction Book
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Recipes and stories of the modern South

In Secrets of the Southern Table , award-winning chef and cookbook author Virginia Willis takes you on a tour of today's South--a region rich in history and cultural diversity. With her signature charm and wit, Virginia shares many well-known Southern recipes like Pimento Cheese Tomato Herb Pie and "Cathead" Biscuits, but also some surprising revelations drawn from the area's many global influences, like Catfish Tacos with Avocado Crema, Mississippi-Style Char Siu Pork Tenderloin, and Greek Okra and Tomatoes. In addition to the recipes, Virginia profiles some of the diverse chefs, farmers, and other culinary influencers who are shaping contemporary Southern cuisine. Together, these stories and the delicious recipes that accompany them celebrate the rich and ever-evolving heritage of Southern cooking.


Author Notes

A popular Southern food authority and writer, VIRGINIA WILLIS is the author of six cookbooks, including the James Beard Award-winning Lighten Up, Y'all . She's an editor-at-large for Southern Living and writes the regular column Cooking with Virginia" for SouthernKitchen.com, focusing on fresh and seasonal food. She has also been featured in Country Living , House Beautiful , and USA Today . She lives in Atlanta, Georgia. For more information about Virginia, please visit www.virginiawillis.com."


Table of Contents

Forewordp. viii
Introductionp. xii
1 From the Gardenp. 1
2 Grains, Gritis, and Other Starchy Goodnessp. 38
3 Seafoodp. 70
4 Beef, Pork, and Lambp. 104
5 Gospel Birds and Game Birdsp. 144
6 Soups and Stewsp. 184
7 Biscuits, Breads, and Hoecakesp. 222
8 Dessertsp. 260
Acknowledgmentsp. 300
Indexp. 303

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