The son of Johnny Cash has produced and released a Southern Recipe Cookbook including the recipes and stories from the family. The Cash and Carter Family Cookbook was compiled by record producer John Carter Cash. Cookbook readers can now experience the food and family recipes of two Country Music pioneers.
The cookbook recipes include: June Carter’s tomato, red onion and avocado salad, Johnny Cash’s old iron-pot chili, and recipes from Maybelle Carter. The cookbook features plenty of conformt food including cheese grits, Brunswick stew, biscuits and gravy, baloney and eggs, and a “Cash Burger”. John Carter Cash wrote about the book, “Through it all, there were two things that remained steadfast. One was the family’s faith in God, the other was suppertime. … But no matter the food upon the table, no time was more important than the daily gatherings at suppertime.”
The About the Book Excerpt includes:
People the world over loved Johnny and June Carter Cash for their charismatic stage presence and powerful, soul-stirring music. But those who knew them personally remember them best for their warm hospitality and the meals from their kitchen. Family, friends, and fellow artists were always welcomed to a beautiful table set with June’s fine linens, china, and crystal–and to a table overflowing not only with Southern comfort food but also international dishes the couple gathered on tours around the world.
In The Cash and Carter Family Cookbook, John Carter Cash shares the stories and recipes that flowed from his family’s dinner table. From Johnny’s Old Iron-Pot Chili recipe and June’s Tomato, Red Onion, and Avocado Salad to Jamaican Peas and Rice and Veal Cutlets with Caper Cream Sauce, the family favorites collected here are perfect for an intimate gathering or for hosting a crowd. In addition, the book contains the memories and reminiscences of the musicians and film stars welcomed in the home, from Loretta Lynn and Adam Clayton of U2 to Jane Seymour and Billy Bob Thornton. The Cash and Carter Family Cookbook is the perfect gift for Carter and Cash fans as well as anyone who wants to experience the love, comfort, and hospitality of sitting at Johnny and June’s table.
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