The food and wine editor for Town and Country presents a collection of 265 simple, no-nonsense Southern recipes--everything from Barbecued Spareribs to Sweet Potato Biscuits. Intertwined with colorful family lore, bits of nostalgia, and cooking tips, the recipes are drawn from Martha Pearl Villas' sacred black cookbook, compiled over decades.
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James Villas' background is an unusual blend of Greek, Swedish and old American South, and this book combines the recipes and often-hilarious cooking tips of his genteel-yet-feisty mama, Martha Pearl (Martha Pearl says: "There's nothing, repeat nothing, worse than a heavy, poorly seasoned, warmed-over hush puppy that's been fried in old fat") with memories of a happy gourmet childhood.About the Author:
James Villas has been the Food and Wine Editor at Town & Country magazine for the past 25 years. He is the author of seven cookbooks and his work has appeared in many national and international publications such as Gourmet, Bon Appetit, The New York Times, and Esquire. He has traveled extensively throughout the country and abroad, and Stews, Bogs, and Burgoos is the result of his travels in America. His last book, My Mother's Southern Kitchen, was a James Beard Award nominee. He splits his time between New York City and East Hampton, Long Island.
Martha Pearl Villas's lifelong passion has been cooking for family, friends, and neighbors, not to mention many chefs of world renown. She has taught at the prestigious Cipriani Hotel Cooking School in Venice. She resides in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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