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The Amazing Crawfish Boat

In any given year, the Louisiana crawfish harvest tops 50,000 tons. The Amazing Crawfish Boat chronicles the development of an amphibious boat that transformed the Louisiana prairies into alternating fields ...

The Search for Good Wine

The Search for Good Wine is a highly entertaining and informative book on all aspects of wine and its consumption by nationally-syndicated wine columnist John Hailman, author of the critically-acclaimed ...

New Orleans con Sabor Latino

By Zella Palmer Cuadra
Photographs by Natalie Root
Foreword by Adolfo Garcia
Categories: Louisiana

New Orleans con Sabor Latino is a documentary cookbook that draws on the rich Latino culture and history of New Orleans by focusing on thirteen New Orleanian Latinos from diverse backgrounds. Their stories ...

Thomas Jefferson on Wine

In Thomas Jefferson on Wine, John Hailman celebrates a founding father's lifelong interest in wine and provides unprecedented insight into Jefferson's character from this unique perspective. In both his ...

The Catfish Book

What would the state of southern plate and palate be without this staple? What is his great appeal? What is his family tree? How do you hook him? And if so, how do you cook him? But first you have to ...

New Orleans Cuisine

Edited by Susan Tucker
Foreword by S. Frederick Starr
Categories: Louisiana

With contributions from Karen Leathem, Patricia Kennedy Livingston, Michael Mizell-Nelson, Cynthia LeJeune Nobles, Sharon Stallworth Nossiter, Sara Roahen, and Susan Tucker

New Orleans Cuisine: Fourteen ...

Garlic Capital of the World

By Pauline Adema
Categories: Folklore

According to Pauline Adema, you smell Gilroy, California, before you see it. In Garlic Capital of the World, the folklorist and culinary anthropologist examines the role of food and festivals in creating ...

You Are Where You Eat

By Elsa Hahne
Categories: Louisiana

Eating and cooking well are not just industries but ways of life for all New Orleans. Writer and photographer Elsa Hahne has visited the kitchens of thirty-three of New Orleans's home cooks and raconteurs ...

Louisiana Cookery

By Mary Land
Illustrated by Morris Henry Hobbs
Preface by Owen Brennan
Categories: Cooking And Foodways

Creole cuisine, Cajun cooking, and the sophisticated gumbo of New Orleans---can any state boast a fais-do-do in the kitchen like Louisiana's? Originally published in 1954, Louisiana Cookery is the classic ...

Secrets of a New Orleans Chef

By Greg Cowman
Foreword by Gene Bourg
Categories: Cooking And Foodways

These are among Tom Cowman's signature dishes: Trout Mousse, Roast Long Island Duck, Liver à l'Orange, Lamb Curry, Barbados Rum Trifle, and, la pièce de résistance, Cowman's Chocolate Cake. The recipes ...