Happy Thanksgiving: A roundup of holiday recipes from UNC Press cookbooks

Happy Thanksgiving! As we enter this week of food, family and fun, here’s a run-down of our favorite Thanksgiving holiday recipe posts from UNC Press cookbook authors. We hope you’ll find a recipe or two that you can add to your holiday table. Remember, you can order all of these books and save 40 percent… Continue Reading Happy Thanksgiving: A roundup of holiday recipes from UNC Press cookbooks

Debbie Moose: Thanksgiving Relish Tray

My attachment to the Thanksgiving relish tray began with my grandmother, whose tray contained her homemade pickled peaches, homemade bread-and-butter pickles, homemade watermelon rind pickles—and store-bought, bright red, spiced apple rings. The rings sort of came out of left field and I don’t know the story behind them, but as a kid I loved their sweet, Technicolor addition. Continue Reading Debbie Moose: Thanksgiving Relish Tray

Save 40% on Savor the South Cookbooks 10-volume Set

The 10-volume set of Savor the South® Cookbooks is now available in hardcover at a special discounted price. Don’t miss out on this limited-time offer. Buy the set and save big! Continue Reading Save 40% on Savor the South Cookbooks 10-volume Set

Debbie Moose: Feed Me

People rarely invite my husband and me to their homes for dinner, and many who do become quivering blancmanges of nerves. One of my husband’s friends invited us, then emailed me five or six times during the week before to be sure that the menu met with the approval of The Food Writer. Continue Reading Debbie Moose: Feed Me

UNC Press at the Southern Festival of Books: Nashville takes us by storm

Liveblog of UNC Press’s weekend at the Southern Festival of Books October 12-14, 2012, Nashville, TN. Featuring authors, mistaken identity, great food, and gale-force winds. Continue Reading UNC Press at the Southern Festival of Books: Nashville takes us by storm

Free Book Friday: Savor the South

September’s Free Book Friday giveaway is for the inaugural books in our Savor the South cookbook collection: Buttermilk, by Debbie Moose, and Pecans, by Kathleen Purvis. Continue Reading Free Book Friday: Savor the South

Debbie Moose: Confessions of a Crazed Cookbook Author: 7 Tips for Writing a Cookbook

People often ask me how to write cookbooks and where I get my recipes from…. As with all writing, there’s a certain amount of mystery involved. A high number of trips to the kitchen for snacks and other attention-diverting activities are also critical. After writing five cookbooks, I believe I’m qualified to offer seven tips for creating them. Feel free to take notes. Continue Reading Debbie Moose: Confessions of a Crazed Cookbook Author: 7 Tips for Writing a Cookbook