A collection of all-new recipes for real home cooks that celebrates the South’s bounty of fresh ingredients.
Here are more than 100 easy, healthy dishes for every day, that don’t compromise an ounce on southern flavor. We think these recipes—Pimento-Cheese Potato Gratin! Pork Tenderloins with Fig Gravy! Buttermilk Pudding Cakes!—are likely to become all-time favorites in your kitchen.
Simple Fresh Southern is our first fully-illustrated book—with color photographs of more than half the recipes—and it’s got further features designed with busy home cooks in mind:
* Step-by-step instruction on exciting, easy techniques like stovetop smoking, fresh-cheesemaking, and quick-pickling that will become new standbys in your kitchen.
* Shopping notes for key ingredients, to assist in sourcing the freshest food, as well as information on our favorite pantry staples and store-bought condiments.
* Recipe variations, “Garnish-It!” notes, and ideas for “finishing” dishes that allow cooks to adjust recipes to suit their personal taste.
For diehard southern food lovers, for cooks who crave freshness and variety in southern cooking, and for everyone who loves delicious, nutritious food, Simple Fresh Southern will be a revelation and a cherished kitchen companion.
Advance Praise for Simple Fresh Southern:
“With SFS, the Lee Bros. give us a southern cuisine fit for the twenty-first century. Matt and Ted offer the home cook recipes that are lighter, more flavorful, and simpler to execute, while still holding tight to their southern soul.”
—Tom Colicchio, executive chef, Craft Restaurants, and Top Chef host
“The charming Lee Bros. cook delicious, real food that’s alive with flavor. How wonderful to be invited into their Southern kitchen!”
—Alice Waters, executive chef and founder, Chez Panisse, and author of The Art of Simple Food
“These two boys are not only great cooks, I consider them the modern day Lewis and Clark of southern cuisine.”