The Best Cook in the World

The Best Cook in the World

Tales From My Momma's Table

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Presents a food memoir, cookbook, and tribute to the author's mother, sharing classic family recipes, many of them pre-dating the Civil War, and preparation secrets for such traditional fare as short ribs, biscuits, and mashed potatoes.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2018]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781400040414
1400040418
Branch Call Number: B BRAGG
Characteristics: x, 485 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm

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I just may have to buy this one for the classic, tasty, comfort food recipes!

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ArapahoeJane Sep 04, 2018

This book had unbelievable sounding recipes. I think nearly every one of them started with bacon grease or lard. Hence, this book would appeal to a certain type of eater, perhaps someone who wants real flavor and comfort food. It's definitely not a book for those who are health-conscious.

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ArapahoeJane Sep 04, 2018

This book had unbelievable sounding recipes. I think nearly every one of them started with bacon grease or lard. Hence, this book would appeal to a certain type of eater, perhaps someone who wants real flavor and comfort food. It's definitely not a book for those who are health-conscious.

The colorful Southern family stories surrounding each recipe were quite amusing...and bizarre. I didn't read every story in full but the tone of the book was humorous and thoroughly enjoyable. It was certainly a peak into a very different background than I experienced in New England.

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