A marvelous piece of work, beautifully written and rooted in a sense of history.
House & Garden
Authentic and lovingly written, Bill Neal's Southern Cooking does much to untangle the mystique and complexity of this outstanding American cuisine.
[Mixes] the best of the South's classics . . . with a contemporary, light approach to cooking.
Plain good cooking. . . . The book overflows with riches.
Food & Wine
This is a book from which the whole country can learn about southern cooking. It was much needed.
About the Author
The late Bill Neal founded the restaurants La Residence and Crook's Corner, both landmarks in Chapel Hill. He was author of Biscuits, Spoonbread, & Sweet Potato Pie
; coauthor of Good Old Grits Cookbook: Have Grits Your Way
; and editor of Through the Garden Gate
, a collection of gardening essays by the late Elizabeth Lawrence.