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Bon Appetit Y'All Recipes and Stories from Three Generations of Southern Cooking

Arly 100 photographs bring to life both Virginia's food and the bounty of her native Georgia You'll also find a wealth of tips and techniues from a skilled and innovative teacher and the stories of a Southern girl steeped to her core in the food kitchen lore and unconditional hospitality of her culinary forebears on both sides of the Atlantic Bon Appétit Y'all is Virginia's way of saying Welcome to my Southern kitchen Pull up a chair Once you have tasted her food you'll want to stay a good long whi. This cookbook has many recipes I will try out and am sure to enjoy I first saw Virginia Willis with what s her namethe white haired cook with the adorable sonscan t remember her name But the recipes she created during the show prompted me to get the cookbook Love the stories that accompany the recipes and as always I prefer recipes with pictures This is a grand book of recipes from a French trained chef but with down home Y ALL attitude and taste

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The daughter and granddaughter of consummate Southern cooks Virginia Willis is also a classically trained French chef These divergent influences come together splendidly in Bon Appétit Y'all a modern Southern chef's passionate and utterly appealing homage to her culinary roots  Espousing a simple is best philosophy Virginia uses the finest ingredients concentrates on sound French techniue and lets the food shine in a style she calls refined Southern cuisine More than 200 approachable and consistent. This book has all the heart of a Junior League cookbook communicated with the skilled hands of a French chef Although it s Willis first cookbook I read her two books in reverse order so I knew what to expect and I was not disappointed Basic to Brilliant Y all 150 Refined Southern Recipes and Ways to Dress Them Up for Company is a powerful and challenging work taking traditional Southern recipes and refining them with classical techniue and that same blend of worlds is certainly present in this book What Willis gives us in Bon Appetit Y all is less attention to flashy techniues and of a focus on the emotional language of food Each recipe comes with an introduction to explain to the reader what the dish has meant to Willis herself lots and lots of memories of her delightful grandparents and each chapter starts with an introduction that tends toward a broader historicalanthropological view Readers will learn theories of why the Southern sweet tooth is so powerful think about which parts of the country grew sugar a century ago why barbecue refers to brisket in Texas but pork in the Deep South and other fascinating secret history lessons Throughout the book Willis presents herself as a perfect guide humble in sharing her mistakes confident in teaching intimidating techniues from blanching vegetables to uartering a chicken carcass an untrained home cook like me can feel capable of creating every recipe in this book This is a new classic that belongs on the kitchen shelves of every Southern kitchen including displaced homesick former SouthernersIn terms of product I ve tested one recipe Country Captain Chicken on page 103 and it was flawless I ve made similar recipes as a traditional Southern dish with some good past results but this was far and away the best Captain Chicken I ve ever tasted

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Ly delicious recipes are arranged by chapter into starters and nibbles; salads and slaws; eggs and dairy; meat fowl and fish main dishes; sides; biscuits and breads; soups and stews; desserts; and sauces and preserves Collected here are stylishly updated Southern and French classics New SouthernChicken and Dumplings Boeuf Bourgignonne rib sticking old timey favorites Meme's Fried Okra Angel Biscuits and perfectly executed comfort food Mama's Apple Pie Fried Catfish Fingers with Country Rémoulade Ne. OMG I M HOME AGAINMy grandmother would never share her recipes with anyone She felt her daughters didn t have the calling and her two granddaughters just weren t around enough to apprentice although she would use our labor when available I see some of these recipes toasting pecans and how to shred coconut but not with her rotary grater the shrimp simply dressed with olive oil salt and lemon but simmered in the celerycarrotonion court bouillon exactly as I ve done for 50 years and I am transported hard and fast back into kitchens in Memphis Tennessee and the Louisiana Coast replete with the sounds colors and smells The teleportation doesn t end there only begins and I m six years old again and feeling the love infused in every moment Grammy was around Always cooking toasting biscuits making cheese straws lemon meringue pies fried chicken whatever company food she could as somebody always came home for a meal or she d drag in strangers who needed to be fed She believed she lived to cook and these foods have that somep n somep n she lavished into our lives She wouldn t share her recipes period We weren t up to snuff for some reason or another We actually weren t around enough and my grandmother operated under the tenet of all or nuthin in her work ethic And here we are I had the hardback of this book for years a gift lightly scanned then shelved but somethin came up and I bought the Kindle version bcs it s easier to read and find things and Chef was recommended as the real deal Well ladies and gentlemen she is and so is her food Don t sit back and enjoy this lady and her magic get in there and get busy Your hands aren t moving missy you cain t cook if your hands ain t dancin Yes ma am Your God appointed angel has shown up for duty and I m ready to dance to her wonderful awesome music Thank you Lord at last my kitchens goddess has come Buy this book and pray you deserve the miracle now available in front of you I hope I do

  • Hardcover
  • 312
  • Bon Appetit Y'All Recipes and Stories from Three Generations of Southern Cooking
  • Virginia Willis
  • English
  • 24 March 2017
  • 9781580088534

About the Author: Virginia Willis

Virginia Willis is the author of the acclaimed cookbook Bon Appétit Y’all Recipes and Stories from Three Generations of Southern Cooking Ten Speed Press 2008 Her latest book Basic to Brilliant Y'all 150 Refined Southern Recipes and Ways to Dress Them Up for Company Ten Speed Press 2011 was rated as one of the top rated cookbooks of 2011 Virginia was also recently named by the Chicago



10 thoughts on “Bon Appetit Y'All Recipes and Stories from Three Generations of Southern Cooking

  1. says:

    This book has all the heart of a Junior League cookbook communicated with the skilled hands of a French chef Although it's Willis' first cookbo

  2. says:

    This is a very good cookbook I wrote a few great recipes to add to my collection Thanks again

  3. says:

    Raised in Georgia and a classically trained French chef Willis has a cooking style she calls “refined Southern cuisine” Hands down the best BB and coleslaw I have ever eaten I don’t normally eat pork or BB I have been using this cookbook since summer Pie crust is now my standard—it’s so easy you make it

  4. says:

    OMG I'M HOME AGAINMy grandmother would never share her recipes with anyone She felt her daughters didn't have the calling and her two granddaughters just weren't around enough to apprentice although she would use our labor when available I see some of these recipes toasting pecans and how to shred coconut but not with her rotary grater the shrimp simply dressed with olive oil salt and lemon but simmered in the

  5. says:

    Not bad at all just nothing really new or different for me

  6. says:

    Not my cup of tea

  7. says:

    Must have a copy of Virginia Willis's Bon Appetit Y'All to add to your collection of either cookbooks or books about the South or books written by a SouthernerThis book and its recipes are so extraordinary until I find mysel

  8. says:

    What I like about this is not so much the cookbook aspects of the book which are lovely it is a coffee table style book with pages that turn easily and would stand up to egg being dripped on them without falling completely apart and beautiful photographs and plenty of them The cooking of the American South is not really to my liking there are

  9. says:

    This cookbook has many recipes I will try out and am sure to enjoy I first saw Virginia Willis with what's her namethe white haired cook with the adorable sonscan't remember her name But the recipes she created during the show prom

  10. says:

    Not what I expected Honestly there's French food than Southern and the author has a somewhat condescending tone when talking about tr

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