The Southern Sympathy Cookbook: Funeral Food with a Twist (Paperback)

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Hearty bites for the heavy-hearted

“He had a life-long love affair with deviled eggs, his homemade canned fig preserves, and buttermilk served in martini glasses garnished with cornbread.” —Obituary from Gulfport, Mississippi  

So-called “funeral food” is having a moment. Comforting casseroles; jugs of sweet tea; creamy, cheesy potatoes—all these foods provide sympathy and sustenance for the bereaved. The Southern Sympathy Cookbook includes unexpectedly humorous obituaries and anecdotes alongside staples of Southern funerals such as:

  • Three Bean Salad with Bacon Vinaigrette

  • Fried Chicken

  • Pulled Pork with Homemade Barbecue Sauce

  • Biscuit Cinnamon Rolls  

Whether feeding a congregation, delivering a meal to a friend in need, or cooking with weekday leftovers in mind, home cooks will embrace these recipes, guaranteed to comfort and to please a crowd. 

About the Author

Perre Coleman Magness is the author of Pimento Cheese the Cookbook: 50 Recipes from Snacks to Main Dishes Inspired by the Classic Southern Favorite and The Southern Sympathy Cookbook: Funeral Food with a Twist. She is also the cook behind the website The Runaway Spoon, which focuses on creative recipes with a definite Southern slant.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781682680384
ISBN-10: 168268038X
Publisher: Countryman Press
Publication Date: January 16th, 2018
Pages: 176
Language: English