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Enjoy the great taste of real down-home southern cooking from "Big Mama".
Reaching back and tugging at old and almost forgotten memories -- that's what Big Mama's Old Black Pot Recipes" is all about. This cookbook is brimming with page after page of nostalgia and recipes for good old-fashioned, country-style cooking.
Meshing the old and the new makes "Big Mama's Old Black Pot Recipes useful as well as entertaining. Splendid illustrations, short stories and folklore depict a way of life scarcely recorded in history books. The recipes included are simple and delicious -- and have long been favorites of "country folk" as well as their kissing cousins from the city.
While pouring through old letters, photographs, journals, diaries, etc., chatting across fences with farmers and sitting on porches listening to stories about "hard times", we came to a couple of rather profound conclusions. First, the rural South has a proud heritage that must not be tucked away and forgotten. And second, "an old black pot can't be beat when you want something fit to eat."
Ethel Rayson Dixon was born in Shreveport, Louisiana. As one of eight children, she learned the art of cooking at an early age. Even though Ethel has traveled throughout the world, tasting and preparing culinary delights of all kinds, she prefers foods that are simple, tasty and cooked in "that old black pot". It is this love that inspired "Big Mama's Old Black Pot Recipes". Share the Southern hospitality and love with great-tasting recipes like Bayou Catfish Bits, Skillet Meat Loaf, Pralines, Chicken & Dumplings, Old Fashioned Pound Cake, Beef Stew and hundreds more.
ISBN: 0929288009; Author: Dixon, Ethel Rayson; Publisher: Stoke Gabriel Enterprises; fs00151; Format: Spiral; 207 pages