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Cleaning Out the Basement–Thirty Recipes Suitable for Framing

My tattered edition of this portfolio was picked up at a small bookstore in western Massachusetts. The folder was torn and it was shoved into a remainder bin. After framing one image–Cherries Jubilee (we live in DC, cherries are a … Continue reading

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Victuals

What is patriotism but the love of food we ate in childhood? –Lin Yu Tan Maybe I’ve used that quote too much, but it is what makes food interesting. Whether it’s Fritos and a Fresca or the dried beans called leather britches, flavors … Continue reading

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Symmetry Breakfast

See if there is any bacon, and if there is, ask the cook which pan to fry it in. Then ask if there are any eggs and if so, try and persuade the cook to poach two of them. It … Continue reading

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Learn to Cook 25 Southern Classics 3 Ways

I do love Southern cooking; southern France, southern Italy, southern Spain. I love Southern cooking. –Clarence Clemons Jennifer Brule was born to write this book. When she was 12, she had such a jones for Velveeta cheese that she lied … Continue reading

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Savor the South–Bacon

A pig resembles a saint in that he is more honored after death than during his lifetime. Irma S. Rombauer With great restraint, UNC Press has resisted adding Bacon to its Savor the South series until the fourth year. I would have … Continue reading

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Bacon-ish

“Mmmm….bacon” –Homer Simpson Even people who don’t eat bacon admit that bacon is good, hence this book–a miracle of umami. In clever confluences of texture and flavor, author Two Moons creates “bacon” out of seitan, tofu, tempeh, coconut, eggplant, mushroom, … Continue reading

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Savor the South–Barbecue

“Grilling, broiling, barbecuing – whatever you want to call it – is an art, not just a matter of building a pyre and throwing on a piece of meat as a sacrifice to the gods of the stomach.” –James Beard … Continue reading

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