Cooking the Books: 12 Great Reasons to Take a Cooking Class

12 great reasons for taking a cooking class with UNC Press authors Sheri Castle and Sandra Gutierrez.

Free Book Friday! The New Southern Garden Cookbook (autographed copy)

Tell us what garden fresh ingredient gets you through the winter. Comment by 4pm for chance to win a free copy of The New Southern Garden Cookbook: Enjoying the Best from Homegrown Gardens, Farmers’ Markets, Roadside Stands, and CSA Farm Boxes, signed by author Sheri Castle.

Sheri Castle: Pear & Pomegranate Salad with Late Harvest Riesling Vinaigrette, Candied Bacon, and Spiced Pecans

A “take-notice” salad that will brighten up a special meal.

Sheri Castle: Winter Fruit Couscous Salad

A light, fresh Thanksgiving dish from The New Southern Garden Cookbook, by Sheri Castle. Recipe features pomegranate, persimmon, dried cranberries, and apple.

Sheri Castle: Pasta with Roasted Winter Squash in Browned Butter, Sage, and Hazelnut Sauce

Pasta with Roasted Winter Squash in Browned Butter, Sage, and Hazelnut Sauce, recipe from The New Southern Garden Cookbook, by Sheri Castle.

Sheri Castle: Ozark Pudding

A comfort food dessert that makes use of fall’s harvest of apples. Recipe from The New Southern Garden Cookbook, by Sheri Castle.

Sheri Castle: Grilled Vegetable Ratatouille

Sheri Castle’s recipe for Grilled Vegetable Ratatouille from The New Southern Garden Cookbook. Featuring veggies abundant at the height of summer: squash, zucchini, eggplant, tomatoes, herbs.

A Book to Please Every Palate

For the month of July, we’re shining the spotlight on all of our great foodways and cookbook titles here at UNC Press. We’re very excited about our forthcoming fall lineup that’s peppered with delightful foodie treats. Here’s a little amuse-bouche: Editor Stephen A. McLeod, with the help of staff members at Mount Vernon, brings us …

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Roasted Roma Tart

A great way to use those summer tomatoes: Roasted Roma Tart recipe from Sheri Castle’s New Southern Garden Cookbook.

Sheri Castle: Herbed Summer Squash and Pasta Salad with Crispy Chicken Thighs

The New Southern Garden Cookbook author Sheri Castle shares her recipe for Herbed Summer Squash and Pasta Salad with Crispy Chicken Thighs.

Sheri Castle: Strawberry Tiramisu Trifles

Recipe for Strawberry Tiramisu Trifles from Sheri Castle’s New Southern Garden Cookbook.

Listen: This Interview with Sheri Castle Will Make You Hungry

Sheri Castle, author of The New Southern Garden Cookbook: Enjoying the Best from Homegrown Gardens, Farmers’ Markets, Roadside Stands, and CSA Farm Boxes, sat down for an audio interview to discuss the origins of her book and the ideas behind some of her (over 300!) recipes. She talks about some of its features and the …

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Asparagus in Crisp Ham with Lemony Deviled Eggs

Cookbook author Sheri Castle shares her monthly recipe: Asparagus in crisp ham with lemony deviled eggs.

Sheri Castle: Creamy Baby Turnip Soup with Smoked Trout Butter

What to do with all those root vegetables at the winter farmers’ market?? Try this hearty March recipe from The New Southern Garden Cookbook: Enjoying the Best from Homegrown Gardens, Farmers’ Markets, Roadside Stands, and CSA Farm Boxes, by Sheri Castle.

Skillet Apples and Miracle Drop Biscuits

Two mouth-watering recipes that go great together – from Sheri Castle’s forthcoming book (coming in April!), The New Southern Garden Cookbook: Enjoying the Best from Homegrown Gardens, Farmers’ Markets, Roadside Stands, & CSA Farm Boxes.

Sheri Castle’s Italian Sausage and Tortellini Soup

Today’s guest post is edible–Sheri Castle’s recipe for Italian sausage and tortellini soup!  It’s the perfect warm, hearty dish for these chilly months. This is the first in a monthly series of posts in which the author will share delicious, healthy recipes that utilize fresh, local ingredients from her new book, The New Southern Garden …

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