Synopses & Reviews
Butter Pecan Turtle Cookies...Crawfish Étouffée à la Arceneaux...Cajun Red Beans and Rice...Bananas Foster...
Louisiana is a special place for a lot of reasons, one of which is the tradition of preparing and serving delicious food. Best of the Best from Louisiana has gathered together, as nearly as possible in one book, a selection of recipes that captures this truly unique culinary heritage. The fifty cookbooks that have contributed to this collection are all favorites in Louisiana. A sampling of each book's most popular recipes has been selected for inclusion. The resulting collection makes the Best of the Best from Louisiana a treasury of superb recipes and will enable everyone to be a part of Louisiana's special tradition of exquisite food.
Each cookbook in Quail Ridge Press' acclaimed "Best of the Best State Cookbook Series" contains favorite recipes submitted from the most popular cookbooks published in the state. The cookbooks are contributed by junior leagues, community organizations, popular restaurants, noted chefs, and just plain good cooks. From best-selling favorites to small community treasures, each contributing cookbook is featured in a catalog section that provides a description and ordering information -- a bonanza for anyone who collects cookbooks.
Beautiful photographs, interesting facts, original illustrations and delicious recipes capture the special flavor of each state.