They are the stuff of Southern legend: fresh-from-the-oven biscuits, skillet-baked cornbread, and melt-in-your-mouth cookies. Whether you remember these heavenly treats from childhood or are creating them for the first time, Damon Lee Fowlers New Southern Baking is a tantalizing collection of Southern baking recipes, balancing the timeless appeal of rural Southern flavors and the modern sensibilities of todays baker.The history of Southern baking is as rich and varied as its culinary offerings.
Writer, teacher, and food historian Damon Lee Fowler is immersed in the traditions of classic Southern baking, and each recipe is infused with memorable Southern flavors that are just as irresistible today. From the warm flavor of Sage and Olive Oil Biscuits to moist, dense Brown Velvet Cake with Dark Fudge Frosting to luscious Bourbon Pecan Squares, this book is both a celebration of traditional baking techniques and an up-to-date guide for delicious and innovative creations.For the experienced baker or a first-time home cook, Damon Lee Fowlers New Southern Baking is the ideal kitchen companion.
With easy-to-follow instructions and baking tips, these essential recipes will effortlessly find their way to your table. The richly satisfying Classic Old-Style Pound Cake is easy to master, and the Plain or 1, 2, 3, 4 Cake is a Southern standard with endless variations.
Classics such as Savory Virginia Ham Muffins, Coconut Tea Cakes, and Sweet Potato Waffles are perfect for any occasion, and the Southern ingredients in Sour Cream Cheddar Drop Biscuits, Spicy Cheese Straws, and Lemon Pepper Benne Cocktail Bits add a contemporary twist to any social gathering.
And of course, there is adelectable lineup of pies, from Lemon Buttermilk Chess Pie to Gingered Apple Custard Tart to Kentucky Chocolate Chip Bourbon Pie. There are also wonderful new recipes for legendary Southern favorites like Savannah Flatbread and Herbed Skillet Rice Bread, and real old-fashioned yeast breads, including Creole Brioche and Carolina Rice Bread.In addition to the delightful recipes, Damon Lee Fowlers New Southern Baking is an engaging and informative look at Southern baking heritage, tracing the evolution of our favorite foods and flavors to the welcome table of today.
Complete with comprehensive resource lists, Damon Lee Fowlers New Southern Baking brings the warm graciousness of the South to any kitchen.