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I thought the temp was a little too high, and sure enough it turned out dry and a little too brown. I enjoyed the contemporary take on New O This is not just a cookbook, it’s a joyful testament to the human spirit.

It was many books wrapped into one big book – somewhat autobiographical, historical with great vintage photosregional, and of course culinary. A must have, not just a cookbook, but johm history lesson and an autobiographical look into his belief in the food and culture of New Orleans. For the Emeril batch, I used only thigh meat.

Two Great Recipes From Two New Cookbooks — Chef John Besh

The Cookbook by John Besh. Next time I might try to roll out the dough, shake on some cinnamon sugar, and roll it up jellyroll-style so that there are ojhn of cinnamon throughout the copkbook. Aug 02, Megan rated it liked it. An amazing chef, and an equally thoughtful book.

This is not just a cookbook, it’s a joyful testament to the human spirit. The recipes are arranged so it is easy to make a menu plan.


Mar 05, Ellen rated it it was amazing Shelves: Archival, four-color, location photography along with ingredient information make the Big Easy easy to tackle in home kitchens. Nakia Barriere rated it it was amazing Jun 25, It seemed to jlhn this is how people in New Orleans have always cooked.

A stunningly beautiful cookbook that reads like a novel.

Feb 19, Charlie Upham rated it really liked it. They are well-written and make cookbbook a very readable cookbook. From Mardi Gras, to the shrimp season, to the urban garden, to gumbo weather, boucherie the season of the pigand everything tasty in between, Besh gives a sampling of New Orleans that will have us all craving for more.

My New Orleans: The Cookbook by John Besh

Jun 29, Jo rated it really liked it Shelves: I slowly browsed through this book rather than read it through. This is a book I would like to have on my shelf all the time next to my other NOLA cookbooks, of which I am actually collecting quite a few. Maestro Besh lives the life he cooks; he doesn’t just tell us how to prepare Louisiana favorites, he teaches us what these dishes mean, with an emphasis on how hospitality can enrich civilization.

At the beginning of each chapter is a lengthy for a cookbook narrative from the author. May 28, Shelly rated it it was amazing. Dec 07, Ladyknightstar rated it really liked it. His true passion for New Orleans comes through so clearly.

I enjoy red beans and rice.

May 10, Mrs. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. His extensive knowledge of true Louisiana dishes and traditions adds tremendous credibility to his writing.


But the heart jphn any cookbook is its recipes. I knew that this was going to be a cookbook I actually cooked from Recipes contained within run the gamut from traditional to modern to reinvented to creative and surprising.

My New Orleans: The Cookbook

His amazing new offering is exclusively brought to fans and foodies everywhere by Andrews McMeel. Vaike Lillemagi rated it really liked it Oct 18, In it, he writes about the history of the dishes, ingredients, and the importance of them to NOLA, regionality, and his own personal anecdotes.

Bwsh here is a recipe for shrimp, chicken, and Andouille cookbool. The measurements and cooking times are there as guidelines. I wish I had the money to buy this book, but I don’t so borrowing a copy from the library will have to do. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Dec 25, Danette rated it it was amazing.

For me, this was more about Besh’s stories than his recipes. The jambalaya was really good.

Kate rated it really liked it Dec 05, Cook beshh 10 minutes or so. I should have pulled it out of the oven earlier or baked it at F.

This should be handed down for generations as a classic cookbook of American literature. Dec 07, Kate rated it it was amazing Shelves: