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My Sister’s Books Review #49

Carla’s Comfort Foods

By: Carla Hall with Genevieve Ko

 

Carla Hall is a chef known for her appearances on numerous television shows. With her latest cookbook, she hopes to show everyone how various cultures are connected through their cuisines. Carla demonstrates how one simple dish can be transformed through the addition of just a few regional spices. In the beginning she provides a useful spice chart that displays the connected tastes of the world. Though some of these ingredients may be hard to find, Carla provides numerous tips and helpful step by step instructions.  This book provides an easy way to take a trip around the globe, while remaining in your own kitchen.

 

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My Sister’s Books #31

The Ultimate Gullah Cookbook

By: Jesse Edward Gantt, Jr. and Veronica Davis Gerald

The Gullah community is one of the oldest cultures in the south. This cookbook starts with the history of the Gullah people and how their language, culture and food were developed. The recipes are lined with quotes and memories of the past. The titles of the recipes are written in the Gullah language, but the directions are written in simple, easy-to-follow manner. The serving sizes range from small families, to large gatherings. This is a great cookbook for anyone looking to learn more about how to cook basic Gullah food.

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My Sister’s Books Review #30

Come Home to Supper

By: Christy Jordan

Christy Jordan’s latest cookbook is dedicated to families in today’s world. This cookbook is crammed full of delicious recipes that are made up of affordable ingredients. She focuses on making things easier for her readers by offering differing ways to cook in the same recipe, i.e. slow cooker versus oven. The recipes are organized by the main ingredient and cover wide variety of cultural favorites. Christy Jordan includes anecdotes from her past and uplifting quotes throughout the book. This is a wonderful cookbook for busy families who are looking for easy recipes to bring everyone to the table.

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My Sister’s Books Review #28

Plantation Tours and Tastes Georgetown History

Published by: The Church Women of Prince George Winyah Parish

Plantation Tours and Tastes Georgetown History is a lovely cookbook written by the women of Prince George Winyah Parish, who have hosted multiple plantation tours since 1947. Chocked full of beautiful artwork and the history of Georgetown, South Carolina, this is an exceptional book for southern families. The recipes are organized in appetizers, seafood, drinks and desserts. The spiral binding makes it easier to prop the book up on the counter, for easier access while cooking. Along the edges there is space for notes, bible passages and bonus recipes. This is an enriching book for anyone looking to connect with their inner southern cook.

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