A Southerly Course

A Southerly Course

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In the highly anticipated follow-up to her bestselling Screen Doors & Sweet Tea, Martha Hall Foose shares recipes and stories that are even closer to her home and heart.

A 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 inA Southerly Course for unforgettable food and vivid stories, both hallmarks in a rich Southern tradition.

Baker & Taylor
A follow-up to the James Beard Award-winning Screen Doors and Sweet Tea continues her intimate reflections on the role of food in her life while observing the dynamic nature of Southern foodways, in a volume that includes recipes for such fare as Chocolate Chiffon Pie and Fig Pecan Fondue.

& Taylor

The author reflects on the role of food in her life while observing the dynamic nature of Southern foodways, in a volume that includes personal anecdotes and recipes that incorporate locally grown ingredients.

Publisher: New York : Clarkson Potter, 2010
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780307464286
Branch Call Number: 641.5975 FOOSE
Notes: Includes index


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Jun 05, 2011

Wonderful Recipes with a southern twist. Loved the recipes for grilled green onions, biscuits and charming cherry pie. Highly recommend this gem!


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