Synopses & Reviews
The pages of this timeless cookbook from Southern Living come to life like you're sitting around the family dining table, with hundreds of cherished recipes that bring back memories of the best of times with family and friends.
The food staff of Southern Living has uncovered and updated a treasure-trove of heirloom recipes that will be relied on for generations to come. These recipes will "stick around" and are staples for family get-togethers, church suppers, and covered dish dinners. They are unforgettable and memory evoking, and thus won't ever go out of style. From an aunt's famous buttermilk biscuits, to country-fried steak, homestyle meatloaf, double-crust peach pie, and homemade bread and butter pickles, over 200 of our highest-rated recipes have been selected for this unique collection of prized family favorites.
As more consumers look for ways to enjoy family and home in today's economy, this is a perfect "feel good" book that brings back memories of "the good ole days" and has a classic vintage look but includes all the great flavors and expert advice readers expect from Southern Living. Perfect for the holiday season, this book is a celebration of Southern traditions, filled with all-time favorite recipes like those handed down from generation to generation.
About the Author
Marian Cooper-Cairns first appeared in the pages of Southern Living magazine at the ripe old age of eight, holding a homemade popsicle made in a Dixie cup. Fast forward a few decades later, and she's on staff as a food stylist in the Southern Living Test Kitchens. With a background in fine art photography, she decided to follow in the footsteps of her mother, former test kitchen alumna, and attend culinary school. She is a graduate of Texas Culinary Academy in Austin with a degree in Culinary Arts and has successfully merged her two passions of imagery and food into a unique career. Her work can also be seen in Cooking Light, Coastal Living, Design*Sponge and the recently published cookbook Southern Plate. She is a self described chronic dinner party planner and an aspiring beer nerd. Her favorite southern foods are okra, breakfast tacos, and pretty much anything that involves pork.