Community Cookbooks for Free Cookbook Friday #5

Community Cookbooks for Free Cookbook Friday #5

Community cookbooks–I’ve made my living editing and compiling them. Southern Cooking for Company, my next book, is a community cookbook, too. There’s a whole academic volume to be written about the importance of community cookbooks. This week, I’m giving them away. The Southern Foodways Alliance Cookbook has the most impressive pedigree here, with two genuine academics as editors, Sara Roahen and John T. Edge. For this...

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Free Cookbook Friday: Tennessee Edition

Free Cookbook Friday: Tennessee Edition

Four cookbooks to give away this week–my biggest giveaway yet. Cooking from Nashville, Nashvillians and a certain boardinghouse near a certain whiskey distillery will find a new home this week. First up, a celebrity cookbook in every way: Southern Country Cooking from The Loveless Cafe by Jane and Michael Stern. That’s a double-barreled book right there. The world-famous Loveless (yes, the fried chicken recipe is in the book),...

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The Mouth of My South: A Guest Post

The Mouth of My South: A Guest Post

Today’s post was written By Shelly Collins, a writer, thinker and cook whom I admire for her self-possession and deep thoughts.I always wonder what she’s thinking, and I asked her to write about what “Southern food” means in her head, based on her experience. You can read more at her blog, lovingfoodandlife.com While I don’t necessarily consider myself a Southern cook, my foundations are deeply rooted in the ways of a...

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Free Cookbook Friday Part 2

Free Cookbook Friday Part 2

This week’s giveaway is all about me: cookbooks by me, or edited by me. Two or three complimentary copies of each book I work on, times 20 years=lots of books. So I’m giving them away. Free free free! Even the postage. (Thank you Thomas Nelson/Harper Collins! So good to work with, and generous with authors.) This week’s basket includes the Blue Willow Inn Bible of Southern Cooking, The All-New Square Foot Gardening Cookbook,...

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Free Cookbook Friday #1

Free Cookbook Friday #1

So many good Southern cookbooks are sitting on my desk, just waiting for new homes. Cookbooks make ideal gifts, and since it’s almost gift-giving season, I’ve put together a few bundles of Southern books to give away. A gift for you to keep or give to a cookbook lover! The first bundle of Southern cookbook happiness includes classics like Par 3: Tea Time at the Masters–so many easy menus–I cook from this book frequently....

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I've written about food for a living since The Silver Palate was new. Discovering a new cookbook or technique is my idea of fun. And kitchen gear--I'm helpless to resist. Like kitchen projects, the posts here are occasional and open-ended, so please subscribe. You can read more about my work at the "About Nicki" page.

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