Justin Wilson’s Homegrown Louisiana Cookin’, 1990, As-If-New!: Justin Wilson’s Homegrown Louisiana Cookin’: Over 300 New Recipes for Real Home Cookin’ is hard cover book in as-if-new condition. Dust jacket is perfect, as well. 270 pages. This cookbook has all the recipes from Wilson’s “Homegrown” television series in addition to hundreds more for appetizers, salads and dressings, gumbos and soups, sauces and gravies, rice, pasta and stuffings, seafood, poultry and eggs, meats, game, vegetables, breads, desserts, beverages, and preserves. Published by Macmillan Publishing Company, New York, in 1990. First edition, second printing. Absolutely mint condition. Definitely gift quality.
This cookbook is especially handy for regional techniques that other cookbooks assume you already know. For example, it has detailed photographs showing how to clean crawfish and soft shelled crabs. See our Recipes section for photographs of a proper roux’s appearance.