Local Cookbook Favorites

Mosquito Supper Club: Cajun Recipes from a Disappearing Bayou Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781579658472
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Published: Artisan - April 21st, 2020

Named a Best New Cookbook of Spring 2020 by Bon Appétit, Food & Wine, NPR’s The Splendid Table, Eater, Epicurious, and more

“Sometimes you find a restaurant cookbook that pulls you out of your cooking rut without frustrating you with miles long ingredient lists and tricky techniques. Mosquito Supper Club is one such book.


The New Orleans Kitchen: Classic Recipes and Modern Techniques for an Unrivaled Cuisine [A Cookbook] Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780399582295
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Published: Lorena Jones Books - October 29th, 2019

A modern instructional with 120 recipes for classic New Orleans cooking, from James Beard Award-winning chef and restaurateur Justin Devillier.

IACP AWARD FINALIST • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST COOKBOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW


River Road Recipes: The Textbook of Louisiana Cuisine Cover Image
By Junior League of Baton Rouge (Manufactured by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780961302689
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Published: Junior League of Baton Rouge -

This community cookbook with over 1.2 million copies sold is considered by most to be the textbook of Louisiana cuisine. Cajun, Creole, and Deep South flavors are richly preserved in authentic gumbos, jambalayas, courts-bouillons, pralines, and more. Inducted into the McIlhenny Hall of Fame, an award given for book sales that exceed 100,000 copies.


River Road Recipes II: A Second Helping Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780961302696
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Published: Junior League of Baton Rouge - July 1st, 1976

Welcome to a Second Helping of the dishes that reflect Louisiana's love affair with food. Full of flavor from the Cajun-Creole region, recipes come from homemakers and chefs alike. Now available in a new Concealed Wire-O binding.


River Road Recipes III: A Healthy Collection Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780692877548
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Published: Favorite Recipes Press (FRP) - August 1st, 2017

River Road Recipes IV: Warm Welcomes: Entertaining Menus from Our Homes to Yours Cover Image
By David Humphreys (Photographer), Junior League of Baton Rouge (Manufactured by)
$28.95
ISBN: 9780961302672
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Published: Junior League of Baton Rouge - January 1st, 2004

The creators of the nation's number one best-selling community cookbook series welcome you to celebrate all of life's ordinary and extraordinary occasions. Enjoy 48 inspiring menus and over 300 new and innovative recipes from Baton Rouge, LA, where we celebrate life through our cooking, and our culinary history is legendary.


Holly Clegg's Trim & Terrific Gulf Coast Favorites: Over 250 Easy, Healthy, and Delicious Recipes from My Louisiana Kitchen! Cover Image
By Holly Clegg, David Humphrey (Photographer)
$24.95
ISBN: 9780981564005
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Published: Favorite Recipes Press (FRP) - September 1st, 2008

Holly Clegg, author of the popular Trim & Terrific cookbook series, delivers a true gem with her new book, America's Gulf Coast Favorites, which is packed full of regional specialties, home cooking, and many familiar favorites. In keeping with tradition, all of the recipes are easy, everyday, and healthier - perfect for our busy lifestyles.


The South's Best Butts: Pitmaster Secrets for Southern Barbecue Perfection Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780848751852
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Published: Southern Living - April 25th, 2017

In The South’s Best Butts, food writer and Southern gentleman, Matt Moore, waves away clouds of smoke to give barbecue-lovers a sneak peek into the kitchens and smokehouses of a handful of the Barbecue Belt’s most revered pitmasters.


The Fresh Table: Cooking in Louisiana All Year Round Cover Image
$34.95
ISBN: 9780807150467
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Published: LSU Press - March 11th, 2013

Louisiana's identity is inextricably tied to its famous foods; gumbo, red beans and rice, jambalaya, and touff e are among the delicious dishes that locals cherish and visitors remember. But Louisiana's traditional cuisine has undergone a recent revision, incorporating more local ingredients and focusing on healthier cooking styles.


The Little New Orleans Cookbook: Fifty-Seven Classic Creole Recipes That Will Enable Everyone to Enjoy the Special Cuisine of New Orleans Cover Image
By Gwen McKee, Joseph A. Arrigo (Illustrator)
$9.95
ISBN: 9780937552421
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Published: Quail Ridge Press - October 1st, 1991

Capture the incredible taste of New Orleans with fifty-seven classic creole recipes -- etouffees, jambalayas, pralines, eclairs, hurricane punch, and more.


The Encyclopedia of Cajun & Creole Cuisine Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780970445711
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Published: Chef John Folse & Company - December 1st, 2004

Chef Folse's seventh cookbook is the authoritative collection on Louisiana's culture and cuisine.The book features more than 850 full-color pages, dynamic historical Louisiana photographs and more than 700 recipes. You will not only find step-by-step directions to preparing everything from a roux to a cochon de lait, but you will also learn about the history behind these recipes.


AFTER THE HUNT: Louisiana's Authoritative Collection of Wild Game & Game Fish Cookery Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780970445742
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Published: Chef John Folse & Company - November 1st, 2007

After the Hunt is a compilation of countless historical images, dazzling color and tantalizing food photography that pays homage to Louisiana as Sportsman's Paradise. More than 500 unique game and game fish recipes are included in this 870-page volume.


Hooks, Lies & Alibis: Louisiana's Authoritative Collection of Game Fish & Seafood Cookery Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780970445759
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Published: Chef John Folse & Company - December 1st, 2009

With book lovers still reeling from Chef John Folse’s wild game cookbook After the Hunt, a new book, Hooks, Lies & Alibis, has emerged. Hooks, Lies & Alibis is a tribute to Louisiana’s time-honored fish and seafood tradition and cuisine.


The Delta Queen Cookbook: The History and Recipes of the Legendary Steamboat Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780807145371
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Published: Louisiana State University Press - September 17th, 2012

The world's last authentic overnight wooden steamboat, the Delta Queen cruised America's inland waters from 1927 through 2008, offering passengers breathtaking views, luxury accommodations, rousing entertainment, and southern-style feasts.


Gumbo Shop : A New Orleans Restaurant Cookbook Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780966863604
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Published: Gumbo Shop - March 22nd, 1999

A cookbook featuring over fifty traditional and contemporary Creole recipes from the venerable French Quarter restaurant, authored by Gumbo Shop president and executive chef Richard Stewart. The foreword, by acclaimed New Orleans historian Peggy Scott Laborde paints a broad picture of the city's history, including how and why food plays such a big part.


The Little Gumbo Book: Twenty-Seven Carefully Created Recipes That Will Enable Everyone to Enjoy the Special Experience of Gumbo Cover Image
By Gwen McKee, Tupper Davidson (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780937552179
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Published: Quail Ridge Press - June 1st, 1987

Recipes for roux, rice, stock, seasoning, and great gumbo -- it's all in this charming little book. If you can read and stir, you can enjoy this warm, wonderful, Cajun culinary experience.


Talk about Good! Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9780935032024
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Published: Junior League of Lafayette -

More Kitchen Keepsakes is a continuation of the highly successful cookbook, Kitchen Keepsakes. This collection of 500 flavorful, family-tested recipes features ten country kitchen illustrations and a section of menus. These easy-to-prepare recipes prove cooking does not have to be complicated to be delicious. Hats off to home cooking it's still the best.


Joe Simmer's Creole Slow Cookin' Cover Image
By Joe Simmer, Etienne Simoneaux (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780978782306
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Published: 2 Martini Press, LLC - August 31st, 2006

A profusely illustrated volume, with over 50 traditional and innovative recipes, all adapted to the slow cooker by New Orleans' own Joe Simmer. With a foreword by Saunter Landry, the book paints an insightful portriat of the city's quirky culture and constantly evolving culinary expression.


Who's Your Mama, Are You Catholic & Can You Make a Roux?: A Cajun/Creole Family Album Cookbook Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780925417558
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Published: Acadian House Publishing - June 1st, 2006

A 160-page hardcover book containing more than 200 Cajun and Creole recipes, plus old photos and interesting stories about the author's growing up in the Cajun country of south Louisiana. Recipes include Pain Perdu, Couche Couche, Chicken Fricassee Stuffed Mirliton, Shrimp Stew, Grillades, Red Beans & Rice, Shrimp Creole, Bouillabaisse, Pralines.


Who's Your Mama, Are You Catholic, and Can You Make a Roux? Book 2: A Cajun/Creole Family Album Cookbook Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780925417596
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Published: Acadian House Publishing - May 1st, 2008

A 104-page hardcover book containing about 100 Cajun and Creole recipes, plus old photos and interesting stories about the author's growing up in the Cajun country of south Louisiana. Recipes include Shrimp Bisque, Andouille & Black Bean Soup, Crawfish-Okra Gumbo, Smothered Okra, Stuffed Tomatoes, Eggplant & Rice Dressing, Stuffed Pork Chops, Chicken & Oyster Pie, Apple Cake, Roasted Pecans.


Louisiana Eats!: The People, the Food, and Their Stories Cover Image
By Poppy Tooker, David Spielman (Photographer)
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ISBN: 9781455618767
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Published: Pelican Publishing Company - August 23rd, 2013

WINNER OF THE LOUISIANA LITERARY AWARD


Celebrating the traditions of Louisiana's food, chefs, and cooks


Classic Eateries of Cajun Country (American Palate) Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781626198081
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Published: History Press - September 7th, 2015

Cajun Country establishments offer a delectable variety of table fare for tourists and residents alike. The region's first restaurants, cafes and bakeries emerged in the 1880s. Stores like T-Jim's and Teet's Food supplied locals with boudin. Cafe Vermilio.


Growing Up Cajun: Recipes and Stories from the Slap YA Mama Family Cover Image
By Walker (Editor)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781940772585
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Published: 83 Press - November 15th, 2018

Take your meals to the next level with this flavor-packed cookbook from the Slap Ya Mama family. Growing Up Cajun invites you to explore Cajun traditions, the history behind the Slap Ya Mama name, Cajun lore, and some of the most prized recipes in Louisiana--all flavored with Walker family stories.


Mémère's Country Creole Cookbook: Recipes and Memories from Louisiana's German Coast (Southern Table) Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780807168974
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Published: LSU Press - March 14th, 2018

M m re's Country Creole Cookbook showcases regional dishes and cooking styles associated with the "German Coast," a part of southeastern Louisiana located along the Mississippi River north of New Orleans.


Cooking Up a Storm: Recipes Lost and Found from the Times-Picayune of New Orleans Cover Image
By Marcelle Bienvenu (Editor), Judy Walker (Editor)
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ISBN: 9780811865777
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Chronicle Books (CA) - December 1st, 2008

After Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, thousands of people lost their keepsakes and family treasures forever. As residents started to rebuild their lives, The Times-Picayune of New Orleans became a post-hurricane swapping place for old recipes that were washed away in the storm.


Cajun Cuisine: Authentic Cajun Recipes from Louisiana's Bayou Country Cover Image
By Thomas Angers (Editor)
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ISBN: 9780935619003
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Published: Beau Bayou Publishing Company - October 1st, 1985

Authentic Cajun recipes from Louisiana's Bayou Country. A best-seller with over 200,000 copies sold; acclaimed by Louisiana and national food writers for its quality and authenticity. Features 227 recipes.


The Tabasco Cookbook: Recipes with America's Favorite Pepper Sauce Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780770435394
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Published: Clarkson Potter - February 2nd, 2016

The authoritative cookbook on Tabasco sauce from previous McIlhenny Company CEO Paul McIlhenny, featuring 80 recipes with your favorite pepper sauce in a newly revised edition.
 
Whether you ask for it by name at restaurants or are one of the legions of people who travel with your own bottle, you know there's no substitute for giving eggs, oysters, and Bloody Marys a kick.


The Louisiana Gumbo Cookbook Cover Image
By Bea Weber, Floyd Weber (Joint Author)
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ISBN: 9780925417138
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Published: Acadian House Publishing - March 1st, 2000

The Louisiana GUMBO Cookbook is a 192-page hardcover book with more than 100 recipes for the Cajun and Creole gumbo dishes that have made south Louisiana food world-famous. Special sections on the history of gumbo and file, plus instructions for making rice and gumbo stocks.


The Little Gumbo Book: Twenty-Seven Carefully Created Recipes That Will Enable Everyone to Enjoy the Special Experience of Gumbo Cover Image
By Gwen McKee, Tupper Davidson (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780937552179
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Published: Quail Ridge Press - June 1st, 1987

Recipes for roux, rice, stock, seasoning, and great gumbo -- it's all in this charming little book. If you can read and stir, you can enjoy this warm, wonderful, Cajun culinary experience.


The Top 100 New Orleans Recipes of All Time Cover Image
By John DeMers (Compiled by), Rhonda K. Findley (Compiled by)
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ISBN: 9780925417510
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Published: Acadian House Publishing - January 1st, 2003

A collection of 100 classic recipes that have helped to make New Orleans food world-famous. For example, Shrimp Creole, Red Beans & Rice, Blackened Redfish, Oyster Loaf, Muffaletta, Beignets, Caf au Lait and King Cake. This book was created as the companion book to the best-selling The Top 100 CAJUN Recipes Of All Time.


Southern Cocktails: Dixie Drinks, Party Potions, and Classic Libations Cover Image
By Denise Gee, Robert M. Peacock (Photographs by)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780811852432
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Published: Chronicle Books - June 7th, 2007

"Don't mind if I do . . . " Welcome to one of the South's most cherished traditionsthe cocktail hour. This charming volume overflows with Southern spirit with classics like the Mint Julep and the Hurricane to new concoctions like the Blueberry Martini and the Peach Mojito, each drink is as relaxing as a riverboat ride down the Mississippi.


Cooking Up A Storm: Recipes Lost and found from the Times-Picayune of New Orleans Cover Image
By Marcelle Bienvenu (Editor), Judy Walker (Editor)
$30.00
ISBN: 9781452144009
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Published: Chronicle Books - August 18th, 2015

After Hurricane Katrina tore through New Orleans in 2005, Cooking Up a Storm was published to tell the story—recipe by recipe—of one of the great food cities of the world and the determination of its citizens to preserve and safeguard their culinary legacy.


Talk about Good II: A Toast to Cajun Food Cover Image
By Junior League of Lafayette (Manufactured by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780935032505
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Published: Junior League of Lafayette - January 1st, 1979

Talk About Good II features authentic Cajun recipes with an unpretentious, yet exotic flair. Contains 12 color prints, available only in this book, by acclaimed Blue Dog artist, George Rodrigue. Inducted into the McIlhenny Hall of Fame, an award given for book sales that exceed 100,000 copies.