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Peaches: A Celebration of America's Sweetest Season

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Here are almost one hundred recipes celebrating the sweet and subtle peach, the embodiment of southern charm. Peaches are featured in savory appetizers and entrees, classic and innovative desserts, alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks, and condiments like salsas, ketchups, jellies, and jams. The recipes evoke tastes of the past-like peach cobbler or peach ice cream-but appear in tandem with more dramatic/unexpected recipes from chefs in peach-growing regions, including Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, and South Carolina. Chapters include an introduction to the joy of peaches, an overview of the fruit's origins and history, and a look at its nutritional value and other bits of chemistry. DeMers shares a wealth of peach photos, and gorgeous food photos by Shannon O'Hara (Energy Cuisine) bring the recipes to life.

About the Author

John DeMers divides his time among Houston, Austin, and Marfa. He is the author of more than forty published books-many about food, wine, and travel, plus the West Texas Noir series that includes the Chef Brett mysteries starting with Marfa Shadows. When not spinning yarns set in his favorite corner of the Lone Star State, John hosts the Delicious Mischief food and wine radio program on NewsRadio 740 KTRH in Houston and Talk 1370 in Austin. He is a regular contributor to Houston and Prime Living magazines, as well as to Houston ArtsWeek. His other works for Bright Press include the new Lone Star Chefs and the iconic Follow the Smoke: 14,783 Miles of Great Texas Barbecue.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781936474233
Publisher:
Bright Sky Press
Subject:
Fruit
Author:
Demers, John
Subject:
Cooking and Food-US Southern
Edition Description:
Hardcover w/Dust Jacket
Publication Date:
20130331
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
9 x 9 in

Related Subjects

» Cooking and Food » By Ingredient » Fruit
» Cooking and Food » By Ingredient » Fruits and Vegetables
» Cooking and Food » Regional and Ethnic » United States » Southern
» Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » General
» Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » General Medicine

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