The definitive Southern cookbook from renowned food writer James Villas From James Villas comes this definitive Southern cookbook, featuring fascinating Southern lore, cooking tips, and 388 glorious recipes for any occasion. It includes traditional favorites, delicious regional specialties, and new recipes from some of the South's most famous and innovative chefs, like Louis Osteen and Paul Prudhomme. Comprehensive and authoritative, the book features favorites like buttermilk biscuits, fried chicken, grits, cornbread, and pecan pie. Plus, Villas includes colorful stories, anecdotes, and Southern lore throughout the book, adding the kind of local color and charm you'd only get in the South and only from a writer like Villas. Includes delicious and authentic Southern recipes for everything from cocktail and tea foods to main courses and desserts Features lists of ingredients, equipment, and Southern terms non-natives will want to know Written by James Villas, proud North Carolina native, and author of Pig and From the Ground Up All across the South, from Maryland to Louisiana and everywhere in between, food is culture. Dig into it with James Villas and enjoy The Glory of Southern Cooking for yourself.