Savannah's oldest eatery has served its renowned barbecue to literally thousands since it opened in 1924. Share its secrets! Johnny Harris Restaurant has been a mainstay of Savannah, Georgia, since its founding in 1924. From its beginnings as a humble tavern, over time the restaurant has become famous for its barbecue, fried chicken and Southern hospitality. Johnny Harris Restaurant has been in author Julie Donaldson Lowenthal's family since her grandfather, Kermit "Red" Donaldson, began working there at age seventeen. Over the years, Red became not only the restaurant's manager but also a trusted friend to Johnny Harris himself. He became the full owner in 1943. Gathering decades of restaurant lore along with more than one hundred delicious recipes, this cookbook serves up the colorful history of one of the South's most beloved dining spots. From classics such as Slow-Cooked BBQ Pork and Low Country Shrimp Chowder to essential sides, including Harris' Southern-Style Baked Beans and Sweet Potato Biscuits with Maple Butter, this book is a must-have. Crabmeat Au Gratin will delight every guest, and Southern Egg Custard Pie is a scrumptious resolution to any meal.
For every occasion and for every day, this collection of hearty recipes is a necessary staple of every kitchen.
Publisher: Pelican Publishing Co