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Books: Get Cookin’

04/19/2016 08:18AM ● Published by Aimee Cormier

By Ray Saadi—Book Editor

GUMBO By Dale Curry, University of North Carolina $18

Curry has filled this slim book with mouth-watering recipes, not only for Gumbo, its Pièce de résistance, but other delectables as well: Sauce Piquant, Crawfish Etouffee, Oyster Rockefeller and more.

But Gumbo, with authentic Louisiana flavor, is king here and the many varieties you’ll choose from, you’ll soon be making in your own kitchen. Bon appetit..

The WINE BIBLE By Karen MacNeil, Workman publishing $24.95

Wish you knew more about wine? This second edition of the best-selling book on wines goes beyond the how and where grapes are grown to rating and showing actual bottles and labels of many of the world’s varieties in a range of prices. MacNeil shows how to choose the right wines for foods, like that Gumbo you’re planning. 

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