Cooking in the South Cookbook - Johnnie Gabriel

Cooking in the South Cookbook by Johnnie Gabriel brings you the best Southern dishes from Johnnie some of the top cooks in the South. There are more than 150 recipes from her Gabriel's Desserts restaurant in Marietta, Georgia. The recipes are not only desserts, but starters, salads, sandwiches, entrees, and more. 


Format: Hardcover with dust jacket, 250 pages 

Copyright: 2008 

Publisher: Thomas Nelson 

Author: Johnnie Gabriel 

ISBN: 9781401604059

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Description: The Marietta Cake Lady and Paula Deen's cousin Johnnie Gabriel presents over 150 delicious Southern recipes from her award-winning restaurant, Gabriel's Desserts, called The Little Shop of Wonders by Atlanta magazine, and from some of her most supportive culinary friends. 

In 1989, she began baking a few cakes from her home to earn extra money. Seven years later she and her husband, Ed, opened Gabriel's Desserts, baking cakes and pastries from scratch. Today, it is a full-service restaurant, specializing in delicious Southern vegetables, scrumptious sandwiches, and, of course, heavenly desserts. 

Cooking in the South with Johnnie Gabriel includes mouthwatering Southern recipes and stories of some lively characters, as well as some helpful tips for attaining perfection: 

  • The secret to keeping cake layers from sliding off
  • Ed's tips for the perfect grilled steaks or chops
  • How to make caramel frosting that will set up perfectly every time
  • The many interpretations of the phrase, "Bless your heart"
  • The key item that no self-respecting Southern table would be without on Thanksgiving or Christmas

Tie on your apron, warm up the stove, and get ready to experience an American family tradition of award-winning homemade dessert and delicious Southern cuisine of Johnnie Gabriel. 


Condition: Good condition. 

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