The Southern Foodie's Guide to the Pig is a very unique cookbook. As a lover of all things swine, I was expecting an over abundance of recipes. Instead I found a plethora of information about swine and restaurants, as well as several really great recipes.
The Southern Foodie's Guide to the Pig is over 300 pages and broken down into three different sections. The first part of the book covers the anatomy of the pig from Pat Martin’s pit procedure complete with rub and mop/baste. The book then goes on to cover, over fifty restaurant profiles which includes each restaurant address and contact information. The thing I love about this section is that several restaurants disclose their tips and best recipes. Can you say yummy? The book ends with what I would consider a traditional cookbook that includes recipes for drinks, breakfast foods, breads, soups & salads, side dishes, entrees, and desserts. The recipes in this part go beyond swine recipes and include recipes that can accompany swine dishes. As a tea type of girl, my favorite recipe in this book is Sweet Tea Pie. The only compliant I have with this book is that no caloric content is offered for any of the recipes.
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Disclaimer: I received a copy of The Southern Foodie's Guide to the Pig from BookLook Bloggers in exchange for this review.