For less than $20 you can give her a taste of the Big Easy with Kit Wohl’s New Orleans Classic Brunches, which serves up recipes and delectable photographs of dishes such as: stuffed waffles , Eggs Benedict, café au lait, and beignets. This beautiful cookbook includes more than fifty recipes from the city’s legendary and quirky restaurants and chefs, such as Brennan’s, Commander’s Palace, Dooky Chase’s, Arnaud’s, Antoine’s, and Mr. B’s Bistro. Perfect for beginners, for those more advanced in the kitchen, and for everyone in between, Wohl’s latest includes the most traditional brunches to the more unconventional. Our review of the book is coming tomorrow!
A few other suggestions to serve Mom this Mother’s Day:
· Broussard’s Restaurant and Courtyard Cookbook, by Ann Benoit and the Preuss Family, displays the historic architecture of one of New Orleans’ most elegant restaurants paired with recipes from one of the city’s culinary treasures. Our review will be on Friday!
· Verses for Mom’s Heart, by author Steven L. Layne and illustrator Gail Greaves Klinger, is an illustrated collection of poems written to let Mom know how much you appreciate her. It includes poignant and humorous examples of the countless ways a mother supports and encourages, celebrates and comforts.
· The Beautiful People And Other Aggravations, by humor essayist Rose Madeline Mula, is a collection of comical compositions sure to give Mom a laugh. In this book, Mula gripes about growing old—from shrinking clothes to her susceptibility to infomercials.
· Louisiana Gardens, a beautiful book of the state’s most famous gardens—by Mary Fonseca and photography by Steven Brooke—is sure to have Mom smelling the roses this Mother’s Day.
Thanks to our friends at Pelican Publishing for the wonderful suggestions
for great gift ideas for Mom!