The Edna Lewis Cookbook by Edna Lewis and Evangeline Peterson

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    • Ingredients: live lobsters; vermouth; carrots; parsley; thyme; catsup; dry sherry; Tabasco sauce; chives
    • Accompaniments: Sautéed potato balls
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    • Categories: Dressings & marinades; Vegan; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: dry mustard; potatoes; red wine vinegar
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    • Ingredients: dry mustard; lemons
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    • Ingredients: active dry yeast; all-purpose flour; eggs; slivered almonds; dark rum; apricot preserves; heavy cream; strawberries
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    • Ingredients: lump crabmeat; romaine lettuce; chervil; egg yolks; dry mustard; ground cayenne pepper
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    • Ingredients: chicken breasts; heavy cream; sweet sherry; tarragon; nutmeg; mushrooms; parsley
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    • Ingredients: green beans; parsley
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    • Ingredients: eggs; slivered almonds; heavy cream; vanilla beans; egg yolks; chocolate; vanilla extract; superfine sugar; light cream
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    • Ingredients: leg of lamb; lamb bones; bouquet garni; black peppercorns; celery; white wine; white pepper; carrots; mushrooms; baby green beans; chervil; parsley
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    • Ingredients: egg yolks; vanilla extract; strawberry preserves; strawberries; heavy cream; Grand Marnier
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    • Ingredients: chicken; baby white onions; mushrooms; carrots; parsley; bay leaves; whole cloves; white wine; heavy cream; tarragon
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    • Ingredients: long-grain rice
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    • Ingredients: eggs; all-purpose flour; vanilla extract
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    • Ingredients: dark corn syrup; almonds
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    • Ingredients: cantaloupes; prosciutto
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    • Ingredients: chicken; tarragon; mushrooms
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    • Ingredients: artichokes; chervil; parsley; dry mustard
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    • Ingredients: all-purpose flour; blackberries
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    • Ingredients: tomatoes; cucumbers; green peppers; soy sauce; chervil; red onions; croutons
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    • Ingredients: veal scallops; lemons
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    • Categories: Side dish; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: butter; spinach
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  • Gazpacho

    • LittleTex on September 24, 2020

      This is an excellent gazpacho with a nice balance of acidity and a savory note from soy sauce. I browned the red onion (I have a hard time with raw onion) and added homemade garlic croutons and some shredded chicken for protein.

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  • ISBN 10 1604191066
  • ISBN 13 9781604191066
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  • Published Oct 01 2016
  • Format Paperback
  • Page Count 200
  • Language English
  • Edition Reissue
  • Countries United States
  • Publisher Axios Press

Publishers Text

Edna Lewis was one of the greatest and most influential chefs in American History. An African American woman who rose from humble beginnings, she became famous for reviving the almost forgotten world of refined Southern cooking. The Edna Lewis Cookbook was her first book, published in 1972, and contains over 100 recipes, arranged in menu form and organized according to the season of the year.

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