The Complete Southern Cookbook

More Than 800 of the Most Delicious, Down-Home Recipes

By Tammy Algood
(Running Press Book Publishers, Hardcover, 9780762438648, 496pp.)

Publication Date: September 2010

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Cooking has always followed the seasons in the South. This has led to so many longstanding food traditions: strawberry jam in spring, apple cobbler in fall, fried green tomatoes in summer, pickled beets in winter, and the list goes on.With more than 800 delicious Southern recipes for over 85 different ingredients, there are plenty of options when your garden is plentiful and your freezer is stocked. From Almonds to Zucchini, these delightful recipes are organized by ingredient to highlight the seasonality of the recipes.Tammy Algood has been cooking Southern food all her life. Along with this complete collection of her favorite down-home recipes, she has also included some contemporary dishes as well: Lemon Butter Asparagus, Merlot Brownies, Pralines and Cream Cheesecake, Southern Chicken Cordon Bleu, and Mixed Mushroom Tart.Here is a sample of the wonderful Southern recipes available Almond BrittleDried and Fried Apple PiesSouthern Apple FrittersBacon Cheese DipHot Bacon DressingNew Orleans Bananas FosterCarolina Baby Back RibsTennessee's Best ButtTexas Thunder Barbecue SauceAppalachian Baked BeansSeaside Black Beans and RiceIndian Summer Beet SaladCountry Ham and Cheese BiscuitsDaisy BiscuitsHot Cheese Drop BiscuitsRefrigerator BiscuitsOld South Cabbage RollsPan-Fried ColeslawSweet Kissed CarrotsTime-Honored Cheese StrawsFresh Cherry CobblerState Fair Caramel CornPecan Fried ChickenSpicy Fried ChickenLady's Lunch Old-Fashioned Chicken SaladCornbread WafflesCrispy Southern HushpuppiesSausage Cornbread DressingAndouille Grilled GritsSouthern Hospitality Cheese GritsFabulous Fried OkraOyster Po BoysSouthern-Fried PiesSouthern Tradition Pecan PieFirecracker Sausage BallsButtermilk Spoon BreadBourbon-Basted Sweet Potatoes A Sip of Tradition Sweet TeaTea JulepsFried Buttermilk Green TomatoesHot Tomato GritsFried Zucchini MatchsticksAnd so much more . . .

About the Author
Tammy Algoodis a food personality on Nashville's local ABC, CBS, NBC, and Fox affiliates, as well as statewide on PBS. You can hear her food reports and commentary on Nashville radio networks, Clear Channel, and NPR. She conducts cooking schools at various Tennessee wineries and has been published in numerous magazines and newspapers.
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