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Belinda Hulin was stirring in gumbo pots before she could walk. At the knees of her Cajun mother and grandmothers, she learned the joys of seasonal seafood and produce and the seduction of spicy roux-based soups and fricassees. Her daddy’s barbecue—lovingly tended on a well-seasoned grill--was a thing of bronze, searing beauty. Born in Lafayette, Louisiana, and reared in New Orleans, Belinda inhaled the heady spice of country Acadian and city Creole cuisines and embraced the magic. The Louisiana native has been writing about food for newspapers and magazines for 20-plus years. She is the author of The Everything Fondue Party Book, The Everything Pizza Cookbook, The Everything Soup, Stew and Chili Cookbook, and Knack Chinese Cooking. She currently lives in Atlantic Beach, Florida, where she conjures her Louisiana ancestors, one dish at a time.
I love cookbooks with a great back story, and this one is a new fave. We've tried several of the recipes already and they have become instant family classics.Published 6 days ago by Amazon Customer
I FOUND OUT ABOUT BELINDA'S COOKBOOK FROM MY AUNTS AT A FAMILY WEDDING. MY GRANDMOTHER AND AUDREY WERE FIRST COUSIN'S AND THE AUNTS WERE TALKING ABOUT THE BOOK AND I KNEW I HAD TO... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Lanie Gilkerson
I saw this book while visiting Slidell, LA. They wanted to much for it and I got it off Amazon for less than half price. Read morePublished on November 25, 2011 by Antoine Boyd
What's great about Belinda's book is that the writing is just as great as the recipes she shares! By weaving her life in New Orleans and some entertaining family stories with some... Read morePublished on June 4, 2011 by Ronald P. Whittington