'CTB: Southern Belly' on Serious Eats

Cook the Book: Shrimp Creole

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

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

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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