AA56 • Texas Hometown Cookbook (Electronic Download)

AA56 • Texas Hometown Cookbook (Electronic Download)
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 Texas Hometown Cookbook  is great for the armchair traveler as well as the perfect addition for any home cook’s library. It is a collection of tried and true recipes that will be enjoyed by Texas natives, visitors or anyone who enjoys a good cookbook. With so many recipes for dishes that families have enjoyed over and over again, Texas Hometown Cookbook, the latest book in the State Hometown Cookbook Series, meets the series’ goal of “preserving your recipes for the next generation of hometown cooks.”

The Texas Hometown Cookbook is about hometowns all-over the Lone Star state. From frontier campfire cooking, to spicy Tex-Mex fare, from old-fashioned cowboy cooking, to the German influence of Central Texas, to southeast Texas' own style of Cajun and Creole cooking, Texas cooking is diverse... and delicious. You'll find a taste of it all in Texas Hometown Cookbook. You’ll find easy-to-follow recipes for the Texas “Big Three”—barbecue, chili, and Tex-Mex— including Chili Cheese Empanadas, Chunky Texas Red Chili, Trail Riders Barbecue Coffee Pork Butt , and many more. Central Texas brings you the down-home flavor of Chicken Fried Steak with White Gravy and Cast-Iron Skillet Okra. From Blacked-Eye Pea Jambalaya to Fried Bananas with Cream Sauce, Texas Shrimp Boil to Mexican Wedding Cookies, you’ll find delicious, hometown recipes to please everyone.... especially the cook because every recipe is easy-to-follow and uses ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen. For those that confess to reading their cookbooks like novels (you know who you are) you’ll enjoy interesting food facts and stories about fun food festivals around the state... from Seymour's Fish Day to Texas Rio Grande Valley Onion Festival in Weslaco, from Hot Diggity Hog Fest in Odessa to the Black-Eyed Pea Fest/October Fest inAthens. When it comes toTexas hometown cooking,Texas is like a whole other country because there is so much great food to enjoy. Texas Hometown Cookbook brings you the BEST that theLoneStarState has to offer!

Texas’ home cooks are well-known for good food now everyone can enjoy that special flavor in the new Texas Hometown Cookbook by Kent Whitaker and Sheila Simmons. Published by Great American Publishers (www.greatamericanpublishers.com;Kosciusko,MS) the book is available locally in bookstores and gift shops.

The 256-page cookbook contains more than 300 of theLoneStarState’s favorite recipes submitted by hometown cooks throughoutTexas. In addition to selecting recipes that representTexas’ signature style of cooking, the editors chose recipes that are easy to prepare. “We pay particular attention to the way the recipes are presented to ensure the ingredients are presented in order of use with instructions that are clear and concise. We focus on good old-fashioned home cooking and bring you recipes that can almost always be made right from your pantry,” says Simmons.

“Don't expect a lot of difficult, gourmet recipes that require a special trip to the grocery store,” adds Whitaker. “Because these are just down-home recipes like your Momma and her Momma made.” Simply reading a few of the recipe titles makes it obvious this is truly a Texas cookbook with recipes for the Texas "Big Three"—barbecue, chili, and Tex-Mex— including Chili Cheese Empanadas, Lip-Burning Meat Lovers Chili, Baby Back Ribs with Coffee Bourbon BBQ Sauce, and many more. Central Texas brings you the down-home flavor Chicken Fried Steak with White Gravy and Cast-Iron Skillet Okra.

Beyond the traditional favorites, a new generation of hometown cooks will enjoy updated favorites like Black-Eyed Pea Jambalaya, Pink Peanut Patties, and Dr. Pepper Cocoa Butter Sheet Cake. From frontier campfire cooking, to spicy Tex-Mex fare, from old-fashioned cowboy cooking, to the German influence of Central Texas, to southeastTexas’ own style of Cajun and Creole cuisine, Texas Cooking is diverse and delicious and this cookbook brings a taste of it all.