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The Happy Table of Eugene Walter: Southern Spirits in Food and Drink (Paperback)
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The Happy Table of Eugene Walter: Southern Spirits in Food and Drink (Paperback)

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Paperback 296 Pages / Published: 28/02/2015
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The Happy Table of Eugene Walter is a revelation to anyone interested in today's booming scene in vintage and artisanal drinks--from bourbon and juleps to champagne and punch--and a southern twist on America's culinary heritage. This cookbook includes more than 300 recipes featuring the use of spirits, as well as numerous asides, lovely short essays, and countless witticisms that make for great reading as well as good cooking.

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 9781469622224
Number of pages: 296
Weight: 399 g
Dimensions: 235 x 156 x 18 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
Utterly charming . . . . You'll want to cook from it--but it makes especially delightful reading.--Metro Magazine


A book that's big and loud and fun, much like the author himself.--Flavors


A classic cookbook shares memorable Old Mobile recipes--traditional with a twist--from the best host south of the Mason-Dixon.--Mobile Bay Magazine


Wonderful new book. . . .devoted to Walter's writing about Southern tradition, to which he was passionately attached. . . .offers recipes (some dating to the 19th century) for vegetables, meat, fish, rice, sauces, souffles, sandwiches and desserts, among other dishes.--Tuscaloosa News


This book sparkles with the author's wit.--Atlanta Journal-Constitution


The very readable Happy Table never gets bogged down." --Seattle Weekly


If this book had only recipes, it would be terrifically useful. The bigger treat, however, is to hear Walter's voice again--comic, encouraging, utterly singular.--First Draft Reviews Online, The Alabama Writers' Forum


I'll be the first in line to buy a copy.--Moreton Neal, MetroMag


Recipes that are based on the classics but elevated by Walter's modern food sense and cooking acumen.--ForeWord


Not just a cookbook but also a guide to life and a vision of convivial happiness.--AL.com


So much more than a collection of classic recipes. . . . This appealing concoction is equal parts Southern culinary and cultural history, well-seasoned with wit and charm. . . . Any serious student of Southern culture should gleefully devour this book and raise a cocktail in honor of Eugene Walter.--Austin Chronicle


An interesting read in addition to providing wonderful recipes.--Southernfood.org


A top "10 Must-Read Fall Books for Food Lovers.--Zagat.com


This cookbook contains over 300 Southern-themed recipes for foods and libations that not only inspire but offer a history lesson. . . . this collection shines. . . . It uniquely captures the history and culture of the South and is highly recommended.--Library Journal


This is a worthwhile addition to the current glut of contemporary southern cookbooks and critical to any regional cooking collection.--Booklist


Any cooking lover should know the work of Eugene Walter, a great Southern food writer and notable character in the foodie community.--Zagat.com

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