Brittany Wattenbarger is an author and poet living near Chattanooga, Tennessee. She is co-author of The New Southern Cookbook, and her poetry has been published by Ayaskala and Nightingale & Sparrow under the name B. N. Wattenbarger. When she isn't writing, she's probably making coffee.
Noon to 12:15 p.m.
Cooking Demonstration Tent
The New Southern Cookbook: Classic Family Recipes and Modern Twists on Old Favorites
The Cooking Demonstration Tent is sponsored in part by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities and in part by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council, as administered by the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge. Funding has been provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, Art Works.
12:30 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.
Barnes & Noble Bookselling Tent
The New Southern Cookbook: Classic Family Recipes And Modern Twists on Old Favorites
The New Southern Cookbook redefines the taste of tradition with southern comfort recipes for modern times.
Southern food has brought comfort to families and friends for generations. To pass on the tradition, The New Southern Cookbook serves updated classics along with original recipes for today’s table.
These homestyle recipes feature memorable meals along with fresh favorites that are destined to become classics. With a healthy twist on every dish―save the deep-fried food for special occasions―The New Southern Cookbook offers lighter, more healthful versions of down south recipes that you can eat any day of the week.
From heirloom recipes like Easy Shrimp Creole to new comfort foods like Breaded Pork Chops with Avocado Peach Salsa, The New Southern Cookbook guarantees that friends and family will never leave the table hungry with:
- An introduction to the southern kitchen that helps you prepare your kitchen and pantry with staple ingredients and equipment
- Classic family recipes like Fried Chicken and Buttermilk Pie that have stood the test of time
- Updated and new family recipes that offer healthier variations on suppertime staples like Squash Puppies and Bacon Pimento Cheese, plus new dishes like Honey Grilled Peaches and Garlic Rosemary Pork Tenderloin
Whether you were born with a taste for southern cuisine or developed it, The New Southern Cookbook serves up recipes for the next generation of home cooks and their families.
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