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The Potlikker Papers

A Food History of the Modern South

by John T. Edge

Hardcover, 370 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $28 |

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Describes how the culinary traditions of the poor, rural South played a large part in the region's revitalization and renaissance, eventually becoming incorporated into the gentrification and artesian renaissance that gave rise to popular figures in Southern food, from Paul Prudhomme to Craig Claiborne.