Date: Monday, December 11, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.
Program: Antebellum Cook: Skilled and Proud
Program: Low Country Cooking Traditions
Speaker: Damon Lee Fowler, culinary historian specializing in southern cooking and the taste of the Lowcountry
Description: Savannah’s own Damon Lee Fowler is a nationally recognized authority on Southern cooking and its history. He is the author of nine critically acclaimed cookbooks: Classical Southern Cooking: A Celebration of the Cuisine of the Old South which was nominated for two Julia Child cookbook awards (including the Jane Grigson award for scholarship) and a James Beard Foundation award; Beans, Greens, and Sweet Georgia Peaches; Fried Chicken: The World’s Best Recipes; Damon Lee Fowler’s New Southern Kitchen; Damon Lee Fowler’s New Southern Baking, The Savannah Cookbook, The Savannah Chef’s Table, Essentials of Southern Cooking, and, most recently, Ham: A SAVOR THE SOUTH Cookbook. He has also written historical commentary for three historical cookbooks, was recipe developer and editor for Dining at Monticello: In Good Taste and Abundance, and his work has appeared in many national publications, including Bon Appetit, Food & Wine, Relish, Cornbread Nation (a journal of the South’s best food writing), The Charlotte Observer, The St. Petersburg Times, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and Southern Voice.
For the December 11th program, he will have on hand his newly published ninth book, Savor the South: Ham
Admission: Free to the public but reservations for seating are requested. 912.236-8097
Location: Kennedy Pharmacy, 323 E. Broughton Street (Corner of Broughton and Habersham Streets), Savanah, GA
Additionally: A reception and opportunity to meet the speaker will follow.