Beautifully illustrated with full color photography, "Kentucky Sweets: Bourbon Balls, Spoonbread
& Mile High Pie" is a 192 page compendium of superbly delicious and kitchen cook friendly recipes compiled by Sarah C.
Barton, executive chef and culinary consultant, Gravy LLC; Norma Jean Darden, owner Miss Mamie's Spoonbread
Too; Sheron James, co-owner MoBay/Baton Rouge; (2nd row, l.
Just like spoonbread
, grits, and mac and cheese, country ham is coming back into vogue," says Wm.
At the suggestion of an editor she met at a party, Darden and her sister, Carole, co-wrote Spoonbread
and Strawberry Wine (Harlem Moon; $18.
No one can deny the mouthwatering draw of a fine plate of BBQ brisket in Texas or a fish boil in Wisconsin, unless of course you're hankering for a big chunk of Virginia ham with spoonbread
The emphasis is on healthy cooking, underscored in the Foreword by Carol Darden-Lloyd, coauthor of Spoonbread
and Strawberry Wine (first published in 1978 by Doubleday) and the Introduction by the pastor, The Reverend Dr.
Total calories per serving: 128 Carbohydrates: 22 grams Sodium: 540 milligrams Fat: 4 grams Protein: 3 grams Fiber: 3 grams VEGAN SPOONBREAD
(serves 4) This is not the light, fluffy, non-vegan spoonbread
that often appears on a Southern table.
In the 1970s, following the crest of the Black Power movement, two works appeared that take on the figure of the Black woman cook and her problematic heritage, Vertamae Smart-Grosvenor's Vibration Cooking: Or the Travel-Notes of a Geechee Girl (1970) and Carole and Norma Jean Darden's Spoonbread
and Strawberry Wine: Recipes and Reminiscences of a Family (1978).
I had to sit on a stool while she made the spoonbread
and take down what I saw like a reporter, to get her recipe.
Turn to Page 237 and make yourself some spoonbread
entrees for brunch, lunch, or supper
It's a shame how Gladiola's face has fallen in like spoonbread
around her mouth.