Hey y'all, welcome to the September 2009 Chowhound Cookbook of the Month featuring:
SCREEN DOORS AND SWEET TEA: Recipes and Tales from a Southern Cook, by Martha Hall Foose (SDST)
BON APPETIT Y'ALL: Recipes and Tales from Three Generations of Southern Cooking, by Virginia Willis (BAYA)
We will use this thread for general commentary, recipe planning, links, and any other issues related to this COTM. You may wish to bookmark this thread for future reference, as it contains links to all the other threads for this month.
If you're new to Cookbook of the Month, the COTM archive thread explains how it all works:
Here are a few links which may be helpful for this month's COTM:
The subthreads below are based on type of dish, rather than chapter name. At the beginning of each subthread, I've included the corresponding chapters from both books. I know that sounds clear as mud, but I figure we'll work it out as we go along!
Cocktails and Small Bites
Eggs and Dairy
Starches (Grits, Pasta, Potatoes, Rice)
Vegetables and Beans
Baking (Biscuits, Breads, Desserts)
Sauces (Condiments, Jams, Jellies and Preserves)