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  • Published: Kansas City, Mo. : Andrews McMeel Universal, c2009.
  • Year Published: 2009
  • Description: 374 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 0740784137
  • 9780740784132


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My New Orleans : the cookbook : 200 of my favorite recipes & stories from my hometown

by Besh, John.

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Call number: 641.597 Be

Additional Details

Includes index.

Introduction -- How I cook -- Crawfish & rice -- Mardi Gras -- Strawberries & citrus -- Feast days -- Shrimp season -- Creole tomatoes -- Speckled trout & redfish -- The urban farm -- Crab season -- Chanterelles & blackberries -- Preserving summer -- Oyster season -- Gumbo weather -- Thanksgiving -- Boucherie -- Reveillon.

"My New Orleans: The Cookbook is a rich stew of Besh's charming, personal stories of his childhood, his family, and friends, and the unique food history of the city and its cooking..."--Publisher's blurb.

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Great Information, Intimidating Recipies

This book is structured by seasons and contains detailed stories about Besh's life. The recipies are a bit intimidating, if only because of the semi exotic ingredients (whole crawfish and shrimp and the like).

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