Local Cookbook Favorites

Mosquito Supper Club: Cajun Recipes from a Disappearing Bayou By Melissa M. Martin Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781579658472
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Artisan - April 21st, 2020

Winner, James Beard Award for Best Book in U.S.


Jay Ducote's Louisiana Outdoor Cooking By Jay Ducote, Cynthia Lejeune Nobles Cover Image
$34.95
ISBN: 9780807172964
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: LSU Press - September 16th, 2020

From Venison Grillades to Coconut Chili-Chocolate Tarts and much in between, Jay Ducote's Louisiana Outdoor Cooking features more than 150 recipes fun and easy enough to make in the backyard. It also tells the remarkable story of how this Baton Rouge-based chef achieved national culinary celebrity.


The Good Book of Southern Baking: A Revival of Biscuits, Cakes, and Cornbread By Kelly Fields, Kate Heddings Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781984856227
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Lorena Jones Books - September 8th, 2020

100+ beloved recipes proving that Southern baking is American baking—from the James Beard Award-winning chef and owner of the New Orleans bakery Willa Jean.
 


The New Orleans Kitchen: Classic Recipes and Modern Techniques for an Unrivaled Cuisine [A Cookbook] By Justin Devillier, Jamie Feldmar Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780399582295
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
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 By Junior League of Baton Rouge (Compiled by) Cover Image
By Junior League of Baton Rouge (Compiled by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780961302689
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Favorite Recipes Press (FRP) - July 6th, 1993

With more than 1.4 million copies sold, this community cookbook 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.


River Road Recipes II: A Second Helping By Junior League of Baton Rouge (Compiled by) Cover Image
By Junior League of Baton Rouge (Compiled by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780961302696
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Favorite Recipes Press (FRP) - June 16th, 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, River Road Recipes II serves up more traditional recipes from the Junior League of Baton Rouge, making Creole cooking simple for everyone.


River Road Recipes III: A Healthy Collection By Junior League of Baton Rouge (Compiled by) Cover Image
By Junior League of Baton Rouge (Compiled by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780692877548
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Favorite Recipes Press (FRP) - August 1st, 2017

River Road Recipes III is perfect for anyone who wants to cook dishes with lower fat and calories but still enjoy great Louisiana food. All of the 341 recipes have been modified and analyzed by a registered dietitian and are annotated with fat, caloric, and nutritional information. The famous Spinach Madeline is only one of several fat-modified River Road Recipes classics.


River Road Recipes IV: Warm Welcomes-Entertaining Menus from Our Homes to Yours By Junior League of Baton Rouge (Compiled by) Cover Image
By Junior League of Baton Rouge (Compiled by)
$28.95
ISBN: 9780961302672
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Favorite Recipes Press (FRP) - October 12th, 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. Warm Welcomes includes 48 inspiring menus and over 300 new and innovative recipes from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where we celebrate life through our cooking and our culinary history is legendary.


Gulf Coast Favorites: 30-Minute Recipes from My Louisiana Kitchen (Trim & Terrific) By Holly Clegg Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780981564005
Availability: Special Order
Published: Favorite Recipes Press (FRP) - September 1st, 2008

The best-selling Gulf Coast Favorites features healthy Cajun, Creole, and Southern recipes you can make wherever you live. The book utilizes everyday ingredients you already have in your home. Popular dishes include Crawfish touff e, BBQ Shrimp, and Southern favorites like Red Velvet Cake and Pecan Pie. All recipes include nutritional information.


The South's Best Butts: Pitmaster Secrets for Southern Barbecue Perfection By Matt Moore Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780848751852
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
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 By Helana Brigman Cover Image
$34.95
ISBN: 9780807150467
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
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 By Gwen McKee Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9780937552421
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Quail Ridge Press - October 1st, 1991

Recreate that special Crescent City magic right in your own kitchen with The Little New Orleans Cookbook. Here, author Gwen McKee presents fifty-seven classic New Orleans dishes, with entertaining notes and stories woven throughout.


The Encyclopedia of Cajun & Creole Cuisine By John D. Folse, Michaela York Cover Image
$55.95
ISBN: 9780970445711
Availability: Special Order
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 By John D. Folse, Michaela York Cover Image
$55.95
ISBN: 9780970445742
Availability: Special Order
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 By John D. Folse, Michaela D. York Cover Image
$59.95
ISBN: 9780970445759
Availability: Special Order
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 By Cynthia Lejeune Nobles Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780807145371
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: LSU 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 By Richard Stewart Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780966863604
Availability: Special Order
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 By Gwen McKee Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9780937552179
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Quail Ridge Press - June 1st, 1987

Ahhhhh . . . gumbo.


Talk about Good! By Junior League of Lafayette (Compiled by) Cover Image
By Junior League of Lafayette (Compiled by)
$24.95
ISBN: 9780935032024
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Favorite Recipes Press (FRP) -

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' By Joe Simmer, Etienne Simoneaux (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Joe Simmer, Etienne Simoneaux (Illustrator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9780978782306
Availability: Special Order
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 By Marcelle Bienvenu Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9780925417558
Availability: Special Order
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 By Marcelle Bienvenu Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780925417596
Availability: Special Order
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 By Poppy Tooker, David Spielman (Photographer) Cover Image
By Poppy Tooker, David Spielman (Photographer)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781455618767
Availability: Special Order
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) By Dixie Poche Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781626198081
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
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 By The Walker Family (Editor) Cover Image
By The Walker Family (Editor)
Email or call for price
ISBN: 9781940772585
Availability: Out of Print
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) By Nancy Tregre Wilson, Cynthia Lejeune Nobles (Editor) Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780807168974
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
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 By Marcelle Bienvenu (Editor), Judy Walker (Editor) Cover Image
By Marcelle Bienvenu (Editor), Judy Walker (Editor)
Email or call for price
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 By Thomas Angers (Editor) Cover Image
By Thomas Angers (Editor)
$22.50
ISBN: 9780935619003
Availability: Special Order
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 By Paul McIlhenny, Barbara Hunter, John Besh (Foreword by) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780770435394
Availability: Special Order
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 Little Gumbo Book: Twenty-Seven Carefully Created Recipes That Will Enable Everyone to Enjoy the Special Experience of Gumbo By Gwen McKee Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9780937552179
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Quail Ridge Press - June 1st, 1987

Ahhhhh . . . gumbo.


The Top 100 New Orleans Recipes of All Time By John DeMers (Compiled by), Rhonda K. Findley (Compiled by) Cover Image
By John DeMers (Compiled by), Rhonda K. Findley (Compiled by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780925417510
Availability: Special Order
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 By Denise Gee, Robert M. Peacock (Photographs by) Cover Image
By Denise Gee, Robert M. Peacock (Photographs by)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780811852432
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
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 By Marcelle Bienvenu (Editor), Judy Walker (Editor) Cover Image
By Marcelle Bienvenu (Editor), Judy Walker (Editor)
$30.00
ISBN: 9781452144009
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
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 By Junior League of Lafayette (Compiled by) Cover Image
By Junior League of Lafayette (Compiled by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780935032505
Availability: Special Order
Published: Favorite Recipes Press (FRP) - September 27th, 2011

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.