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Making Beer Bread with Jennifer Chandler

Utilizing Memphis Made beer to make Memphis Beer Bread.

Jennifer Chandler, The Industrial Attraction

A brand new cookbook by Oxford, Mississippi, caterer and former Memphian Elizabeth Heiskell is designed that will help you put scrumptious dishes on the desk for on daily basis and each event.

“Come on Over!” — which is launched Might 4 — is Heiskell’s fourth cookbook.

“We will lastly have folks over!” Heiskell exclaimed. “I hope this ebook conjures up folks to have mates over. If we realized something through the previous yr, it’s how necessary family and friends are.”

Like her earlier three cookbooks, “Come on Over!” is stuffed with Southern recipes which can be straightforward to organize, however filled with taste and Heiskell’s Southern aptitude. The recipes are tried-and-true dishes that she has used for years in her dwelling in addition to for affairs catered by her Elizabeth Heiskell Catering catering firm.

“I needed folks to be impressed to rejoice even the mundane,” she mentioned. “Don’t simply await an important day. You may have a enjoyable night time on a Monday … and there are extra Mondays every year than particular events.”

Chapters are divided by event. “This ebook is about studying how you can rejoice on daily basis,” Heiskell mentioned.

The Weekdays chapter contains easy-to-prepare meals like gradual cooker Beef Bourguignon and the Excellent Roast Rooster. These dishes are designed to assist make Mondays really feel particular.

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Different chapter themes embrace events like Get together Days, Summer season Days and Recreation Days. Every chapter with recipes designed to assist rejoice these days. Dishes like Tomato Pie, Cornbread Salad, Day-After-Get together Egg Casserole (which makes use of leftover meats and cheeses out of your get together’s charcuterie platter) and Caramel Heath Bar Trifle are inventive twists on basic dishes utilizing short-cuts like leftover and store-bought elements.

A College Days chapter helps you make lunch field meals enjoyable for each the children and adults. Egg Roll in a Bowl, “Bunchables” Taco Containers and Leftover Rooster Pasta are something however boring.

“I even included a chapter on Weight-reduction plan Days,” Heiskell mentioned. “Out of all of the diets I’ve been on over time, these recipes are a couple of of the tasty keepers.”

Every chapter is peppered with entertaining concepts.

“I at all times inform folks to make use of your china,” Heiskell mentioned. “If one thing makes you cheerful, use it. Get pleasure from it.”

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Heiskell has been a caterer for greater than 20 years, catering affairs not solely throughout the Mississippi Delta but additionally in Memphis.  An everyday ‘TODAY’ present contributor, she is understood for her inventive Southern fare like Pillowcase roast turkeys and Mississippi Pot Roast. She additionally has her personal Bloody Mary combine — Debutante Farmer Bloody Mary Combine. Her final two cookbooks, “What Can I Deliver?” and “The Southern Dwelling Get together Cookbook”, have been each best-sellers.

Heiskell has two Memphis signing occasions deliberate.

On Might 5, she’s going to signal books at Backyard District (5040 Sanderlin Ave.) from 4-6 p.m.

On Might 19, Heiskell, Chef Kelly English (The Second Line and Restaurant Iris) and Novel bookstore will host a digital discuss and cooking demo at 6 p.m. The occasion is free, however pre-registration is required. Customized signed copies of the cookbook can be found at Novel, if ordered on-line by finish of day on Might 4.

“I problem cooks to rejoice on daily basis,” Heiskell mentioned. “In spite of everything, life is brief. I actually consider on daily basis needs to be savored.”

Jennifer Chandler is the Meals & Eating reporter at The Industrial Attraction. She could be reached at and you may observe her on Twitter and Instagram at @cookwjennifer.

‘Come On Over!’ Memphis ebook signings

Backyard District Memphis: Discuss and Signing

The place: 5040 Sanderlin Ave.

When: 4-6 p.m. Might 5

Novel: Digital Discuss and Cooking Demo with Kelly English

When: 6 p.m. Might 19

Zoom Registration hyperlink:

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