At My Grandmother's Knee by Faye Porter
Recipes & Memories Handed Down By Women of the South

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Granny, Nana, Mamaw, or Gigi.

It doesn’t matter what you call her. If her roots are in theSouth, your grandmother’s recipe box probably includes a dish or two you’velonged to recreate.

How about her legendary chicken and dumplings or the loavesof zucchini bread she always baked from her garden’s summertime bounty? Doesyour mouth water when you think back on her Sunday pot roasts or the hash browncasserole she always made on Thanksgiving morning? You remember the strawberrypudding cake she whipped up for special birthday dinners? The meals you enjoyedat your grandmother’s table may very well have been your first exposure to thenotion of Southern hospitality and the idea that we really can show our lovethrough food.

Faye Porter’s At MyGrandmother’s Knee celebrates grandma’s cooking and the stories from thegrandchildren whose own memories are sure to spark a few of your own.Throughout this collection, you’ll sit at the tables of dozens of Southerngrandmas and sample recipes that have made them famous with their family fordecades. Don’t be surprised if you see a few of your own family favorites alongthe way.


About Faye Porter

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Faye Porter is the author of At My Grandmother's Knee, a collection of recipes and stories from women of the South. She was born and raised in the midwest, but says Nashville is her favorite place to live. This is her second book.
Published March 22, 2011 by Thomas Nelson. 289 pages
Genres: Cooking. Non-fiction

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