"You must have a place to which you can go in your heart, your mind, or your house, almost everyday, where you do not owe anyone and where no one owes you--a place that simply allows for the blossoming of something new and promising."
- Joseph Campbell
Friday, July 17, 2009
Around the Opry Table
Author: Kay West
Hardcover: 304 pages Publisher: Center Street (October 15, 2007) ISBN-10: 1931722870
If you like country music, you're going to love this beautiful cookbook.
Author, Kay West, has put together a book that not only shares with us the recipes of famous Grand Ole Opry stars, but also photos, songs, and stories.
You are going to find the food, songs, and stories of such greats as Minnie Pearl, Vince Gill, Roy Acuff, Little Jimmy Dickens, Hank Williams, Marty Robbins, Johnny Cash, Tex Ritter, Dolly Parton, Tom T. Hall, George Jones, Ricky Skaggs, Lorrie Morgan, Alan Jackson, Alison Krauss, Brad Paisley, Trace Adkins, and more. There is even a story about the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store with a recipe for their CORN BREAD DRESSING.
Here's a list of just a few of the recipes you'll find inside this cookbook:
*Blueberry Skillet Cake
*Tennessee Pride Country Kitchen Casserole
*Texas Hold 'Em Chili
*Tennessee Smoky Mountain Paella
*Martha White's Southern Cornbread
This is a quality book that would make a nice addition to your cookbook collection or a unique gift. I love mine.
(Thanks to Hachette Book Group for my review copy)