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Physical Description:print xxxii, 366 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Publisher:Naperville, IL :Cumberland House,2010.
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Includes bibliographical references (p.-350) and index.
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TheLowcountry: a different world -- TheLowcountry mystique -- Carolina gold! -- The West Africa connection -- Historic Charleston -- Savannah : the hostess city -- Beautiful Beaufort by the sea -- TheartofLowcountrycooking : the eateries, recipes, cooks, and traditions -- Lowcountry beverages -- Hors d'oeuvres, nibbles, and finger foods led by the pate ofthe south -- TheLowcountry's splendorous seafood -- Lowcountry rice : purloo (pilau?), red rice, and Hoppin' John -- Soups, stews, and gumbos -- Benne seeds, a Lowcountry legacy -- Pinders! Goobers! -- Pig pickins in theLowcountry -- The glories of chicken -- A cornucopia ofLowcountry vegetables -- Luscious cornbread & delectable spoon bread -- Grits galore -- Wild game in theLowcountry -- Favorite Lowcountry desserts -- TheLowcountry interior: its foodandfolklore -- Lord, bless this food.
Discover the secrets of one ofthe most mysterious, romantic regions in the South: theLowcountry. James Beard Cookbook ofthe Year Award-winning author Joe Dabney produces another gem with this comprehensive celebration ofLowcountrycooking. Packed with history, authoritative folklore, photographs, and fascinating sidebars, Dabney takes readers on a tour ofthe Coastal Plain, including Charleston, Savannah, and Beaufort, the rice plantations, andthe sea islands.