River Road Recipes: The Textbook of Louisiana Cuisine (Spiral)
With more than 1.4 million copies sold, this community cookbook is considered by most to be the textbook of Louisiana cuisine. Cajun, Creole, and Deep South flavors are richly preserved in authentic gumbos, jambalayas, courts-bouillons, pralines, and more. Favorite recipes include Crawfish Bisque, Garlic Cheese Grits, French Market Doughnuts, Spinach Madeline, Beefkabobs, Deviled Oysters, and Lemon Mardi Gras Squares.
If there were community cookbook Academy Awards, the Oscar for best performance would go hands down to River Road Recipes. --The New York Times