Southerly Course: Recipes and Stories from Close to Home

Southerly Course: Recipes and Stories from Close to Home offers over 100 Southern recipes. Favorites like Sweet Pickle Braised Pork Shoulder and Blackberry Jelly Roll are some of the standout dishes inside this memorable cookbook. 

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Format: Hardcover with dust jacket, 256 pages. 

Copyright: 2011 

Publisher: Clarkson Potter 

Author: Martha Hall Foose 

ISBN: 9780307464286

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Description: Southerly Course delves deep into Mississippi Delta flavors and foodways, where Martha finds inspiration in local ingredients -- from figs and sweet potatoes to crawfish and venison. In her signature style, she pairs each recipe with an anecdote or words of advice, her memorable tales about each dish lingering long after the last bite has been polished off. 

Martha's beloved Southern cuisine is a fresh take on homey favorites fiercely protected by the locals, including Skillet Fried Corn, Sweet Pickle Braised Pork Shoulder, and Blackberry Jelly Roll. Dishes such as Sweet-and-Sour Salsify and Peanut Chicken, on the other hand, reflect the influence other cuisines have had on Southern cooking. 

Martha's lifelong bond with Mississippi is most apparent when she introduces her friends and family; she dedicates Burgundy Duck to a fiery group of women duck hunters called the Swamp Witches, while her cousin's new wife inspires Korean-style Grilled Green Onions. And in recalling her former neighbor, the famed author Eudora Welty, she reveals the secret to a perfect Custard Pie. 

With more than 100 recipes and beautiful color photographs, this book is a wonderful, personal look into the South that Martha loves. Gather around her table in A Southerly Course for unforgettable food and vivid stories, both hallmarks in a rich Southern tradition. 

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Condition: Good condition. 

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