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Cook the Book: Peanut Soup

Serious Eats Adam Kuban 2 comments

The last of the week's Cook the Book recipes is for Peanut Soup. It's a soup that John T. Edge reminds us in Southern Belly, was "au courant in the mid-1970s, when a farmer from Plains, Georgia, took the oath... More

Cook the Book: Country Fried Steak

Serious Eats Alaina Browne 6 comments

Country fried steak (or chicken fried steak, or CFS for short), for you non-Southerners, is beef that has been pounded, battered, fried, and then smothered in gravy. If you want to taste the real deal, you best head to... More

Cook the Book: Shrimp Creole

Serious Eats Adam Kuban 1 comment

The Shrimp Creole recipe that follows is that of the late Austin Leslie, whose notable career is briefly chronicled in John T. Edge's Southern Belly: The Ultimate Food Lover's Companion to the South. Leslie began cooking at the D. H.... More

Cook the Book: Hot Brown Sandwich

Serious Eats Ed Levine 2 comments

In Louisville, Kentucky, says John T. Edge, author of Southern Belly: The Ultimate Food Lover's Companion to the South, the Brown Hotel "has been the epicenter of the social whirl. Debutante parties, Christmas balls, weddings by the score." The Hot... More

Cook the Book: Nassau Grits

Serious Eats Ed Levine 2 comments

In Pensacola, Florida, you'll find The Coffee Cup, according to John T. Edge, a "de facto clubhouse, the place where cops and attorneys, drywall hangers and artists, dilettantes and debutantes gather to eat grits and eggs in the morning." An... More

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