"Down Home Feasts" Native Cuisines of America's Gulf Coast States by Sallie Y. Williams and Nancy G. Cortner. Published by Taylor Publishing Company, copyright 1986, first edition.
"Down Home Feasts" celebrates the extraordinarily rich and diverse cuisine-plain and fancy- of the five American states that border the Gulf of Mexico: Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas. The wonderful seafood bounty of the Gulf is, however only the beginning, from the Cuban " Cocinas" of Florida to the farm kitchens of Alabama and Mississippi, from New Orleans restaurants of both the elegant High Creole and the fiery and fascinating Acadian ("Cajun") cuisines to the Tex-Mex fiestas and grand-scale barbecues of Texas, the region that is home to Down Home Feasts is one of the culinary treasure troves of our land.
With over 400 recipes and over 40 color photographs.
254 page hard cover cook book in good condition with no rips, tears, or writing.