Famous Florida Cracker Cookin' and Other Favorites

Famous Florida Cracker Cookin' and Other Favorites is a cookbook and restaurant guide to Florida's best eateries. Here are the people, the scenery and the Florida back-country that has long been a secret to many. The restaurants and eateries selected were chosen for their Florida regional heritage. Restaurants include places like Dainty-Del, Pensacola; S.W. Cowboy's, St. Augustine; The Primrose Inn, Gainesville; Oviedo Inn, Oviedo, The Catfish Place, St. Cloud, Gator Grill, Marco Island, The Crab Trap, Palmetto, and so many more. Enjoy!


Format: Softcover spiral bound, 303 pages. 

Copyright: 1992 

Publisher: Winner Enterprises 

Author: B.J. Altschul 

ISBN: 9780932855282

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Description: What are some of the things Florida is most famous for? Alligators, oranges, Indians, Spanish and Cuban heritage, conch, and palm trees! 

Famous Florida Cracker Cookin' and Other Favorites is filled with these popular symbols of the Sunshine State. Here in one volume are vignettes of long-established back-roads eateries where Cracker favorites are served, together with instructions on how to prepare these dishes yourself. 

As a combination cookbook/tour guide, Cracker Cookin' is an easy-to-use book Ponce de Leon himself would ask for if he were here today. 

Cook up a storm with these 150 easy-to-prepare down-home recipes for traditional Florida Cracker foods, Indian and Hispanic ethnic dishes, Southern home cookin', and other favorites "imported" by restaurant owners who have moved to Florida from other states. 

You'll enjoy popular choices such as 

  • Catfish 
  • Swamp Cabbage 
  • Hushpuppies 
  • Conch Fritters 
  • Hoppingjohn 
  • Frog Legs 
  • Deviled Crabs 
  • Turtle Soup 
  • Indian Fry Bread 
  • Oyster Stew 
  • Key Lime Pie 
  • Strawberry Shortcake 
  • Garbanzo Bean Soup 
  • Platanos Maduros (Plantains) 
  • Peanut Butter Pie 
  • Spiced Apples 
  • Chicken and Dumplings 
  • Gator Burger 
  • Mango-Banana Pie and many more. 

For everyone who loves simply prepared good food, a little folklore, and a lot of sunshine, Famous Florida Cracker Cookin' and Other Favorites is just the book for you! 


Condition: Good condition. Light cover wear.  

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