There is more to southern cooking than mint juleps and iced teas. The recipes in this All You Need Southern Cookbook show the diversity of ingredients used - from okra introduced by slaves to corn and pecans, which were a beloved source of food for native Indians. While many southern dishes are fried, this All You Need Southern Cookbook discusses the right way to fry. This assures that your favorite southern dishes are crispy instead of soggy.The South's proximity to the Gulf coast allows them to consume plenty of seafood. Shrimp is a favorite, and this cookbook has a variety of scrumptious ways to cook them for your family and guests.Enjoy a refreshing julep while preparing one of the many scrumptious recipes in this All You Need Southern Cookbook.