More than 350 recipes for desserts and sweet dishes from the South.
Bear Wallow to Goosehorn, two southern Kentucky communities where my
ancestors lived, to a wider world, the appreciation of good food is
universal. Some of the recipes I share with you in this book have
been in my family for seven generations. In my family’s experience,
desserts were perhaps the most important part of the meal. Desserts were not
something to be eaten behind the steering wheel, or in front of the
television. Desserts were substantial creations which provided an
opportunity for family interaction, a time to relax, to sit over a cup
of coffee or glass of iced tea and discuss events of the family and the
In today's fast-paced world, those times seem mostly gone. This book
is an attempt to recapture some of that relaxed, small-town ambiance,
an attempt to provide opportunity for those today who see value in a
time for family interaction.
So, take a moment to brew a cup of steaming tea, sit down and
relax, dip into these recipes,
and consider the possibilities.