Hoppin John’s Lowcountry Cooking

Hoppin John’s Lowcountry Cooking

By John Martin Taylor

Original Publisher
The University of North Carolina Press
Date of publication


John Martin Taylor’s distinctive regional cookbook celebrates the simple pleasures of South Carolina classics. From perfected grits recipes to freshly caught catfish stew, all the treasures of the Lowcountry are piled together among personal stories of growing up and dining in the Good Ol’ South.

from the publisher

John Martin Taylor brings us 250 authentic and updated recipes for regional favorites, including shrimp and grits, she-crab soup, pickled watermelon rinds, and Frogmore stew. Taylor…adds his personal experiences in bringing these dishes to the table and leads readers on a veritable treasure hunt throughout the region, giving us a delightful taste of an extraordinary way of life.

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