In Praise of Pecans
Recipes and Recollections
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In Praise of Pecans by June Jackson
Book DescriptionLong before pecan pie and pralines, the Native American population both feasted and subsisted on pecan nutmeats. Then, as now, the majestic trees - native only to the United States and parts of Mexico - dotted the landscape, providing nourishment and beauty, giving a double meaning to 'Native American Nut'. History tells us there's much more to the pecan than pie. The recipes in this book - over 100 of them - lead us to use pecans in salads, entrees, breads, sides and snacks, enhancing our daily fare with round-the-clock delectability. Seldom do flavour, nutrition and a "good read" go so well together!
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781933979007
(210mm x 210mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Bright Sky Press
Publisher: Bright Sky Press
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author June Jackson
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From the introduction, which wistfully recalls the author's childhood spent picking out pecans for her mother's candymaking, to the candid discussion of the health aspects of pecans, this collection evokes nostalgia and a desire to cook with pecans in order to improve health.
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Author Biography - June Jackson
Born in Natchez, Mississippi, JUNE JACKSON taught English in Louisiana, Maryland, and Creative Writing for Professionals for the United States Government Department of Agriculture; was a TV talk show host in the Washington DC area; founded catering business "June Jackson's Fun Foods for Good Times," resulting in ten retail products sold originally through Bloomingdale's; and is the creator of "Better Cheddar" spread, in demand for over 30 years. She is also the author of The Showboat Cookbook and is currently a Real Estate Professional in Washington DC.
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