Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Southern Living's 1001 Ways to Cook Southern

No matter where your home or heart is, Southern food feeds the soul—and the ever-growing appetite for distinctly Southern flavors. From fresh new restaurants around the country to big-name chefs across the airwaves, Southern culture and cuisine continues to reach newfound heights of popularity and prestige.

At an authoritative 928 pages, Southern Living 1001 Ways to Cook Southern is a celebration and investigation into today’s multifaceted Southern cuisine and the most comprehensive collection ever from iconic brand Southern Living. Compiled from recipes fine-tuned in the Southern Living Test Kitchens over the past 40 years, 1001 Ways to Cook Southern offers the ultimate taste of the South.

The definitive Southern cookbook that begs to be read, studied and thoroughly enjoyed, 1001 Ways to Cook Southern goes on sale nationwide October 5, 2010, just in time for the holiday gift-giving season. A media preview is now available.

Delight your senses, make new friends and dig in to:

· 1001 feast-worthy recipes: From breads and breakfast to barbecue and meats to pies and cakes to soups and stews, a life’s worth of delicious dishes—from iconic menu items like Faidley’s Crab Cakes and Mint Juleps to lesser-known fare such as Cucumber Dip.

· 120 pages of mouth-watering, full-color photos featuring recipes in delicious detail

· The stories behind the recipes: Special features include “Taste of the South,” focusing on what makes certain recipes uniquely Southern, and “Taking Sides,” a lighthearted look at Southern cooking controversies

· Local hotspots that will have you planning your next trip: “Food Finds” spotlight favorite Southern eateries from casual BBQ joints to upscale classic restaurants

· Expert advice from Southern Living Test Kitchen Professionals: Sprinkled throughout the pages, offering the most accurate and complete steps to success

Oxmoor House, a Time Inc. company, publishes books and special edition magazines for Time Inc. brands such as Southern Living, Cooking Light, Health, and Sunset. Oxmoor House’s client list also includes Williams-Sonoma, Weight-Watchers, and Weber. With more than 300 back listed titles, it is recognized as one of the leading lifestyle publishers in the country. Oxmoor House books are distributed to the trade by Hachette Book Group and are available wherever books are sold. More information is available at www.oxmoorhouse.com.

Southern Living (www.southernliving.com), the premier lifestyle and entertaining magazine of the South, is the fifth largest monthly consumer magazine in the U.S. (based on readership), reaching more than 16 million readers each month and enjoying a circulation of 2.8 million. Southern Living is published by a subsidiary of Birmingham, Alabama-based Southern Progress Corporation.

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