And Still I Cook

And Still I Cook

Book - 2011
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"This second cookbook from Leah Chase—now in paperback—contains reflections on life, business, family, and friends, with the recipes that bring them all together. There are special menus from organizations that have gathered at the Dooky Chase Restaurant in New Orleans for years, “off the menu” specials prepared for customers with special needs or a craving for something different, and a number of classic Creole and gourmet recipes, with every recipe guaranteed to warm the heart and nourish the soul. Recipes include her famous Gumbo z’Hab and Shrimp Clemenceau; new recipes, like the delicious Veggie Jambalaya and Rice Pancakes with Ham and Tomato-Basil Sauce; and old favorites, like Oxtail Stew and Sweet Potato Soup." -- from publisher's website.
Publisher: Gretna, La. : Pelican Publication Co., 2011.
Edition: First paperback edition.
ISBN: 9781455615605
Branch Call Number: 641.5976 Cha
Characteristics: 152 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Leah Chase Collection
Alternative Title: Still I cook


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