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Field Peas to Foie Gras: Southern Recipes with a French Accent

Author: Jennifer Booker

Down south on the family table Focusing on farm-to-table ingredients, proper techniques, and pristine presentation, Chef Booker serves up a heaping helping of Southern cooking with class. Combining her Mississippi roots and French culinary training, Booker pays homage to her family's favorite dishes by giving them a sophisticated twist. Inspired by her childhood memories, Booker creates a comforting blend of nostalgia and modernity. The stories that accompany the 135 recipes in this book will transport you to the farmhouse of Booker's youth-amid the garden, lush with produce. Dishes such as tender Braised Short Ribs, decadent Venison Stew, and elegant Caramel Cake are sure to satisfy your family

About the Author
Booker, Jennifer: - Jennifer Hill Booker is the executive chef and owner of Your Resident Gourmet, LLC, a personal chef and catering company. Booker earned a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Tulsa, an associate degree from Oklahoma State University, and a certificate from Le Cordon Bleu-Paris. A former culinary instructor and a culinary arts program director, she is well qualified to write about proper cooking techniques, flavor combinations, and food pairings. Booker lives in Lilburn, Georgia.Llewellyn, Deborah: -

Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn is a professional photographer in Atlanta. In addition to producing advertising and corporate photography, she has seen her work published in more than a dozen books and in more than one hundred articles for numerous regional and shelter magazines, including Atlanta magazine, Coastal Living, Veranda, Traditional Home, and Elle Decor.

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