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Frank Davis Makes Good Groceries!: A New Orleans Cookbook

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Book Description
As New Orleanians have said for decades upon decades, before you can cook either a quick lunch for the family or an elaborately planned dinner for eight, you first gotta go "make groceries." Then it takes only a little effort and skill to transform them into some really fine eating. The popular television chef Frank Davis offers here all new recipes with time-tested techniques for preparing easy and tasty dishes with the essence of New Orleans.

From the Publisher
A culture that continues to capture the fascination of newcomers, the essence of New Orleans runs deeper than tourist attractions. There is a part of New Orleans that doesn't exist in the French Quarter or on college campuses or in the Superdome. This New Orleans lives and breathes in kitchens large and small throughout the city. Mamma's, grandmamma's, aunts, uncles, and cousins stir up southern comfort in the form of home-style food. This is the New Orleans that is found throughout Frank Davis's fifth book.

Amidst anecdotes and memories of growing up in Louisiana, Davis shares recipes using language that creates a comfortable atmosphere for even amateur chefs. Frank Davis delves into Louisiana culture with recipes such as Crawfish Bread, Creole Rice Pudding, and Frank's Bananas Foster. Davis's advice on technique and preparation, and his suggestions on which sides should accompany entrees, and what to do with leftover ingredients and alternative seasonings takes the guesswork out of cooking, leaving only the fun and food. By the time the meal is finished, the term, "good groceries," will imply something much more than a meal. In the New Orleans vernacular, you have made groceries when you buy the ingredients at the store. Good groceries are the result of the love and effort that can transform ordinary ingredients into an outstanding dining experience.



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