Spring Pleasures : A Southern Seasons Book
by Martha Phelps Stamps
One of the best books about seasonal cooking ever written, Stamps offers recipes and techniques for the best in Spring produce and ingredients. The recipes are lively and delicious, as well as being easy to prepare. Complete with lush photographs that will make you eager to dive into the recipes, the book focuses on taking advantage of the freshest spring ingredients like asparagus, berries, seafood, peas, watercress, arugula, spinach, new potatoes, soft shells, rhubarb, herbs, carrots, lamb, Vidalia onions, almonds, blood oranges, and many more. Sixteen wonderful menus accompany the recipes with great meal plans for any Spring occasion. Some favorite recipes you must try are Lemon Scented Yeast Rolls, Seared Shrimp with Blood Oranges, Deep-Fried Spicy Soft Shells, Spring Peas with Mint and Scallions, Savory Spring Tart, and Spring Carrot Cake.