A Louisiana Christmas: Heritage Recipes and Hometown Celebrations

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Cook up the spirit of the season! Traditional recipes and statewide celebrations fill this holiday cookbook. Savory offerings from restaurant chefs and home cooks include Deer Sausage Braids and Red Beans and Rice. Delicious sweets such as Chewy Plantation Pie and Southern Ambrosia round out the meals. More than merely a collection of recipes, this book features historical tidbits that complement listings and descriptions of Yuletide events across the Pelican State. Readers will delight in this authentic collection.
ISBN: 9781455619795
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Pelican Publishing
State: Louisiana
Images: 32
Pages: 192
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
A lifelong reader and dedicated writer, Carol Stubbs has a passion for literature, literacy, and life in Louisiana. Stubbs directs her creative energy toward crafting works that celebrate the culture and lifestyle of her home state. Stubbs earned a BA in journalism from Louisiana State University and an MEd in English secondary education from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. A freelance writer for more than thirty years, Stubbs has been a regular contributor to local publications and tourism guides in Acadiana, including Acadiana Profile, Lafayette's Independent, Village Voice, and Louisiana Life. She has also served as an editor for Acadiana LifeStyle and was the longtime editor for a bi-annual bridal guide. Stubbs is a member of the Writers' Guild of Acadiana, Friends of the Library, Friends of the Humanities, and the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. In addition, she is an active participant in Volunteer Instructors Teaching Adults. An avid potter, Stubbs is a member of the Louisiana Crafts Guild and the Lafayette Art Association. Along with her group the Cracked Pot Friends, she displays her pottery at festivals and teaches workshops for children. A proud wife, mother, and grandmother, Stubbs lives in Lafayette, Louisiana, with her husband, Bill.
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