"The Pedernales Country Cookbook" by Lillian Fehrenbach with illustrations by Barbara Shapira. The cookbook was published by The Macmillan Company, copyright 1968.
225 fabulous recipes from the Texas hill country where traditional Southern, Mexican, and German dishes take on distinctly Texas flavor.
A sampling of the hill-country cuisine includes Chilied Beef, Hoecakes, Baked Wild Duck, Texas Hash, Steak with Jalapenos, Venison Stroganoff, Son of a Gun (an old fashioned roundup stew) and Doves in Wine Sauce. To round up the selection of man dish the author has included a number of old Texas family recipes for pickles, preserves, relishes, and jellies-from Pickled Cantaloupe and Watermelon-Rind Pickles to Pear Relish and Dewberry Jelly. And for the more adventurous, daring cook there are even recipes for Fricassee of Armadillo, Rattlesnake Steak, and Squirrel Pie!
Here are just a few more recipes in the book: Tamales, Texas Chicken Chalupas, Country Chicken Fried Steak, Pedernales Perch, Cowboy Barbecue Sauce, Chili Sauce, Texas Pecan Cake, Carrot Cake, Pickled Onions, Pickled Okra and Fig Preserves.
The recipes are arranged in six sections for easy reference:* Appetizers,* Biscuits, Breads, and Waffles,* Game Meats, Fish, and Sauces, *Vegetables,Rice Dishes, and Dumplings, *Desserts and Candies, *Pickles, Preserves, and Jelly.
Lillian Fehrenbach is the wife of T. R. Fehrenbach author of This Kind of War and Lone Star and A History of Texas and the Texans.
145 page hard cover cookbook in good condition with no rips or tears. There is a note in ink on the very last blank page of the book. The dust jacket has some wear. Please refer to the pictures for more detail.