Southern Routes: Secret Recipes from the Best Down-Home Joints in the South

Southern Routes: Secret Recipes from the Best Down-Home Joints in the South

Ben Vaughn


In such a lot of Ben’s stories the common-or-garden Southern cooks percentage their lengthy secure kin recipes, yet it’s no longer an event if all people cooperates. a few of these associations protect their recipes like family members. To the untrained eater, the key materials it takes to create such an iconic dish may stay a bewitching secret with out the unique formulation. notwithstanding, Ben’s trip and undertaking is to carry the main outstanding a hundred Southern recipes. together with his allure and talent within the kitchen, Ben obtained every one recipe–one means or one other. If he was not able to get the recipe without delay from the resource, Ben replicated it himself, simply having tasted the dish. After decoding the precise mixture of parts, Ben’s recipe was positioned to the try while the recipe gatekeeper gave him the thumbs up.

From iconic Southern kitchens all in the course of the Delta—such as Mat & Naddies and Carlos and Rocky’s in New Orleans; Our manner Café in Decatur, Georgia; McMel’s, urban Café, Dipsy Doodle, and Wendell Smith’s eating place in Tennessee; and Martha’s Menu in Mississippi—experience the true recipes, actual humans, and actual tales as Ben trips throughout the South exploring Southern Routes.

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