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nateslu1
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re: Your Favorite CookBook?
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This one breaks best recipes down by Parish in Louisiana. I have found some real gems in this cook book.


tigers1956
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re: Your Favorite CookBook?
River roads 1 and 2
Cotton country
New orleans times picayune


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CroakaBait
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re: Your Favorite CookBook?
This MS Gulf Coast classic:



Panny Crickets
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re: Your Favorite CookBook?
For somewhat unique yet fantastic recipes, I enjoy these twos:

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and

Image: https://pictures.abebooks.com/isbn/9780688122249-us.jpg


As someone mentioned, On Cooking is a great technique and ingredient tutorial.


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georgia
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It was done as a FFA project to raise money. Just a crap load of country cooking recipes. It is supposedly every families favorite, best, or most liked foods


I have several of these types, from church fundraisers, boyscout things, etc. they are fun to read.


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georgia
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re: Your Favorite CookBook?
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This MS Gulf Coast classic:



that artwork though!


FlipNDipN
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Any links to .pdf's of these cook books?


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AlxTgr
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MeridianDog
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re: Your Favorite CookBook?
There is an e-recipe book compiled by this guy who calls himself "Rat". I don't think that is his real name. Anyhow, it is a compendium of recipes from a plethora of self proclaimed experts in Cooking Good Grub. All of them but one seem to have their act together and I really like it.

Here is a link to it


CroakaBait
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re: Your Favorite CookBook?
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that artwork though!

The cover art hasn’t changed since its first publishing back in the early 1980’s, and everyone with family recipes in it says that’s exactly what their grandmother and mom looked like back then.


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Stadium Rat
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re: Your Favorite CookBook?
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There is an e-recipe book compiled by this guy who calls himself "Rat". I don't think that is his real name. Anyhow, it is a compendium of recipes from a plethora of self proclaimed experts in Cooking Good Grub. All of them but one seem to have their act together and I really like it.

By the way, I'll be adding at least 56 new recipes to the book in January. Post some more good ones if you want them in there.


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Athis
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re: Your Favorite CookBook?
I lost it in Katrina and was surprised that I was able to find and still find it on Amazon.

Image: https://cookingonpage32.files.wordpress.com/2015/07/la-bonne-cuisine-cookbook.jpg


Stadium Rat
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re: Your Favorite CookBook?
I have so many cookbooks it's hard to name a favorite. I collected about 1,000, most of them through my garage sale addiction. I rarely follow a recipe exactly, but I like to have these for reference.

Some of the ones I value most are "fusion" cookbooks, like the New Orleans Italian Cookbook or Bayou Wok, which was published by the Chinese Presbyterian Church and contains recipes from the Wong brothers (Trey Yuen), Miss Shirley (Royal China) and House of Lee. I also have a New Orleans/Sonoran (Mexico) cookbook.

I also like cookbooks that are self-published, because they usually have very "homey" recipes.


georgia
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I rarely follow a recipe exactly, but I like to have these for reference.


I have one that my grandma picked up at a yardsale from the 1840's. its honestly a little hard to read with the old style language and conversions, everything is measured in drams, etc.

I wonder if a hundred years from now language will have evolved enough that people will thing that when they read the cookbooks of today. They'll probably be nothing but emoji's and hybrid words by then anyway.


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Miss Shirley (Royal China)


Nice lady... Favorite Chinese spot


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Stadium Rat
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I wonder if a hundred years from now language will have evolved enough that people will thing that when they read the cookbooks of today. They'll probably be nothing but emoji's and hybrid words by then anyway.
They probably will wonder what the hell are cups and ounces.


Geaux2Hell
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Real Cajun - Donald link
I really enjoyed reading the little blurbs about each recipe.


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