Celebrate like they do in The Big Easy with Chef Kevin Belton�s newest cookbook. ** The spotlight in this third book from the star of New Orleans Cooking with Kevin Belton is on the festivals and celebrations of the Big Easy and surrounding areas. New Orleans is known as the Festival Capital of the World, hosting dozens of annual festivals that showcase the unique food and multicultural heritage of the city. ** Kevin Belton�s New Orleans Celebrations is a smorgasbord of delicious creations from vibrant festivals like the French Market Creole Tomato Festival, Bastille Day F�te, the Crescent City Blues and BBQ Festival, and more. Recipes include Ham Croquettes with Pear Pepper Jelly, Bacon and Barbecue Quiche, Crawfish Enchiladas and Creole Tomato, and Crawfish Macaroni and Cheese. ** A nationally and internationally recognized chef and educator as well as the star of PBS/WYES�s New Orleans Cooking with Kevin Belton, and now Kevin Belton�s New Orleans Kitchen, Kevin Belton is known for his expertise in creating New Orleans cuisine and sharing the culture and culinary heritage of the greatest city in the world. He resides in New Orleans. ** Rhonda Findley is the coauthor of several New Orleans-centric books, including 100 Greatest New Orleans Recipes of All Time. Her thirty-year culinary career includes professional restaurant management, radio broadcast, and freelance food writing. She lives in the Bywater-Marigny neighborhood of New Orleans. ** �Bonjour, Y�All,� the slogan for Heidi Vukov� Croissants Bistro and Bakery in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, perfectly encapsulates the popular restaurant�s elegant and delicious pairing of two distinct culinary traditions?European cuisine and Southern home cooking. This book celebrates Croissants� diversity, featuring dozens of menu delights such as Crab Cakes, Angry Bulls Bay Clams, and Peach Pork Tenderloin, recipes that successfully combine the elegance and finesse of the French palate with the hospitality and warmth of the Southern kitchen. Also included among the more than fifty recipes are Germanand Italian-inspired dishes, summer cocktails, and sumptuous confections such as Black Forest Torte from Croissants� award-winning European bakery. ** �Heidi Vukov moved from Pennsylvania to South Carolina in the early 1990s, and shortly thereafter opened Croissants Bistro and Bakery in Myrtle Beach. Since then, she�s been named South Carolina Restaurateur of the Year and Croissants has become a destination restaurant on the South Carolina coast. Heidi lives in Myrtle Beach with her husband, Gary, and has four children scattered across the United States in Utah, Tennessee, Washington, D.C., and California. ** �Sara Sobota has been a freelance writer in the Myrtle Beach area for twenty years. Her travel and lifestyle writing has appeared in such magazines as US Airways and Agent@Home, and she also blogs for the Huffington Post. She teaches composition, journalism, and business communication at Coastal Carolina University.
Kevin Belton�s New Orleans Celebrations