The Dooky Chase Cookbook

The Dooky Chase Cookbook

Book - 1990
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"A New Orleans landmark, Dooky Chase's restaurant is a celebrated bastion of fine Creole food. As the unquestionable authority in its kitchen, Leah Chase offers here a collection of recipes from the restaurant menu and her personal files that have delighted patrons and friends for decades." --Cover, p. 2.
Publisher: Gretna : Pelican Pub. Co., 1990.
ISBN: 9780882896618
Branch Call Number: 641.5976 Cha
Characteristics: 224 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Leah Chase Collection


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Jul 01, 2019

HCLIB's copy of this fine book is personally inscribed by the eminent Leah Chase!


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