The best cook in the world : tales and recipes from my momma's table

Title
The best cook in the world : tales and recipes from my momma's table / Rick Bragg.
Author
Bragg, Rick,
Publication
  • New York : Random House Audio, 2018.
  • [Westminster, Maryland] : Books on Tape, [2018]
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OverDrive, Inc.
Description
1 online resource (1 sound file (19 hr., 26 min., 17 sec.)) : digital.
Alternative Title
Tales from my momma's table
Subject
Genre/Form
  • Audiobooks.
  • Downloadable audio books.
ISBN
  • 9780525588658
  • 0525588655
Author
Bragg, Rick, author, narrator.
Title
The best cook in the world : tales and recipes from my momma's table / Rick Bragg.
Imprint
New York : Random House Audio, 2018.
Publisher
[Westminster, Maryland] : Books on Tape, [2018]
Edition
Unabridged.
Playing Time
192617
Type of Content
spoken word
Type of Medium
computer
Type of Carrier
online resource
Summary
From the beloved, best-selling author of All Over but the Shoutin', a delectable, rollicking food memoir, cookbook, and loving tribute to a region, a vanishing history, a family, and, especially, to his mother. Including seventy-four mouthwatering Bragg family recipes for classic southern dishes passed down through generations..Margaret Bragg does not own a single cookbook. She measures in "dabs" and "smidgens" and "tads" and "you know, hon, just some." She cannot be pinned down on how long to bake corn bread ("about 15 to 20 minutes, depending on the mysteries of your oven"). Her notion of farm-to-table is a flatbed truck. But she can tell you the secrets to perfect mashed potatoes, corn pudding, redeye gravy, pinto beans and hambone, stewed cabbage, short ribs, chicken and dressing, biscuits and butter rolls. Many of her recipes, recorded here for the first time, pre-date the Civil War, handed down skillet by skillet, from one generation of Braggs to the next. In The Best Cook in the World, Rick Bragg finally preserves his heritage by telling the stories that framed his mother's cooking and education, from childhood into old age. Because good food always has a good story, and a recipe, writes Bragg, is a story like anything else.
Performer
Read by Rick Bragg.
Source of description
Hard copy version record.
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Subtitle from container: Tales from my momma's table
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Source record: Bragg, Rick. Best cook in the world. Unabridged. [Westminster, Maryland] : Books on Tape, [2018] 9780525588665 (OCoLC)993996590
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