Bon Appetit, Y’all Recipes from Around the Web and Cookbook Giveaway Winner

Bon Appetit Y'all Cookbook - Pecans and Cheese Straws[thyme-toasted pecans and cheese straws images from virginiawillis.com]

We’ve chosen a winner of Virginia Willis’s Bon Appetit, Y’all! Christy, please drop us a line with your mailing address so we can get the book shipped out to you! Everyone else, thanks so much for playing along…stay tuned for more announcements and more giftaways!

You may not be getting our copy of Bon Appetit, Y’all, but don’t let that stop you from trying Virginia Willis’s recipes. You can buy the book yourself, or you can browse the list below that we pulled together over the last few days. We’ve listed all of the recipes from the cookbook and then proceeded to search for each one of them online. Yes, we’re that obsessive. Yes we’re that compulsive. Yes, yes we did indeed click 40-50 pages deep on google’s search results to make sure we didn’t miss any of Viriginia Willis’s recipes.


(There are a few recipes that we couldn’t find, but we’re hoping that Christy will try them first and share…and if you happen to run across any during your culinary clicking through the web, let us know. We’d love to keep this list growing…!)

Bon Appetit, Y’all Recipes from Around the Web

from Chapter 1: Starters and Nibbles

Crispy Fried Asparagus – Random House
Thyme Toasted Pecans – Yankee in a Southern Kitchen
Mama’s Spiced Pecans – Encore Atlanta
Spiced Puff Pastry Cheese Straws- Virginia Willis
Deviled Eggs – Evening Edge, Virginia Willis
Crab Dip – Atlanta Homes
Mama’s Sausage Pecan Balls – CookThink
Dede’s Cheese Straws- CookThink
La Varenne GougeresSouthern Food and Beverage
Pimento Cheese in Cherry Tomatoes – Virginia Willis
Vidalia Onion Confit with Garlic Toasts – How to Cook Gourmet
Exotic Mushroom and Herb Tart
Belgian Endive with Gold Coast Shrimp Salad – Virginia Willis
Poached Georgia Shrimp – Virginia Willis
Coca Cola Glazed Wings – SteamyKitchen, Imbibe
Heirloom Tomato Olive Tartines –
Sauteed Greens Bruschetta with Fresh Mozzarella – Edible

from Chapter 2: Salads and Slaws

Meme’s Ambrosia – Atlanta Homes
Mama’s Spinach Salad with Mushrooms
Black Eyed Pea Salad – Virginia Willis
Classic Cole Slaw – Virginia Willis
Grilled Steak Salad with Green Beans and Blue Cheese
Vegetable Slaw with Creamy Asian Dressing
Arugula with Roasted Pears and Goat Cheese
Roasted Beet Salad with Walnuts and Walnut Oil
Carrot and Beet Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette
Celeriac Slaw
Heart Healthy Cole Slaw
Frisee Salad with Poached Eggs and Bacon
Heirloom Tomato Salad with Goat Cheese – Yankee in a Southern Kitchen
Herb Garden Salad
Mama’s Potato Salad
Fingerling Potato Salad
Tarragon Tomato Salad
Tipsy Watermelon Salad – Austin Chronicle
Warm Pecan Crusted Goat Cheese Toasts with Mixed Baby Greens
Zesty Green Bean Salad
Broccoli Grape Tomato Salad
Honey Figs with Goat Cheese and Pecans

from Chapter 3: Eggs and Dairy

Vidalia Onion Quiche (French Pie Pastry) – France Today
Anne’s Twice Baked Spinach Souffles – Virginia Willis
Breakfast Strata with Country Sausage – Poor Man’s Feast, Virginia Willis
Ham and Swiss Frittata
French Toast Casserole – GlobalGourmet
Virginia Willis
Goat Cheese Gratin with Tarragon Toast
Cheese Souffle

from Chapter 4: Pork, Beef and Lamb

Herb Crusted Fresh Ham – What’s Cooking America
Bourbon Baked Ham – CookThink
Coca Cola Glazed Baby Back Ribs – Yankee in a Southern Kitchen
Food and Things
Fried Pork Chops with Pan Gravy – Virginia Willis
Pulled Pork Sandwiches with Mama’s Barbecue Sauce – Loulies
Mustard Crusted Pork Loin with Herb Pan Sauce – How to Cook Gourmet
Meme’s Fried Fatback
Pork Chops with Dried Plums
Mama’s Country Fried Venison Steak
Braised Short Ribs – Virginia Willis
Brisket with Vidalia Onion Puree
Old Fashioned Pot Roast
Boeuf Bourguignonne – How to Eat a Cupcake
Skirt Steak with Shallots
Pepper Crusted Beef with Cognac and Golden Raisins
Provencal Lamb Chops
Pecan Lamb Chops

from Chapter 5: Gospel Birds and Game Birds

Oven Fried Chicken Breasts with Pecan Crusts – Virginia Willis, AARP
Country Captain Chicken
Chicken Fricasee with Garlic and Red Wine Vinegar
Meme’s Fried Chicken and Gravy – al dente
Tarragon Chicken Salad
Coq au Vin
Herb Roast Chicken with Pan Sauce- Virginia Willis
Chicken and Tasso Jamabalaya – Recipe Wizards
Chicken Saltimbocca with Country Ham – House Beautiful
Chicken Paillard with Sauteed Mushrooms
Dede’s Barbecue Chicken – al dente
Meme’s Roast Turkey and Giblet Gravy
Mama’s Quail in Red Wine Sauce
Mama’s Orange Glazed Cornish Game Hens

from Chapter 6: Fish and Shellfish

Louisiana Crawfish Boil
Fried Catfish Finger with Country Remoulade – Global Gourmet
Mama’s Crawfish Etouffee
Mama’s Shrimp Creole
Mama’s Seafood Gumbo
Stuffed Flounder for Mama
Cornmeal Crusted Grouper – Evening Edge
Gulf Coast Oyster Po Boys
Nathalie’s Oyster Casserole – Food Reference
Shrimp with Parmigiano-Reggiano Grits and Tomatoes
Mountain Trout with Lemons and Capers
Halibut Provencal with Tomatoes and Zucchini – Virginia Willis, Ingredients Inc, Evening Edge
Apalachicola Oysters with Sauce Mignonette
Savanna-Style Marinated Shrimp
Classic Crab Cakes
Classic Soft-Shell Crabs
Cornmeal Crusted Soft-Shell Crab with Jalapeno Tartar Sauce
Valdosta Grilled Trout with Olive Oil – Evening Edge

from Chapter 7: Grits, Rice, Pasta and Potatoes

Funeral Grits – CookThink
Creamy Stone Ground Grits with Mushrooms and Country Ham
Grits with Corn and Vidalia Onion – Global Gourmet, House Beautiful, nola.com, epicurious, Simply Recipes
$20,000 Rice Pilaf
Louisiana Dirty Rice
Mama’s Red Beans and Rice
Mama’s Sweet Potato Souffle
Bourbon Sweet Potatoes – Amy’s Table
grandparents.com
Celeriac Puree – Atlanta Homes
Corn Spoon Bread – al dente
Aunt Lee’s Macaroni and Cheese – Atlanta Homes
Horseradish Mashed Potatoes
Mixed Buttermilk Mash
Gratin Dauphinois
Yukon Gold and Edamame Mash
Baker’s Potatoes
Bay Roasted Potatoes

from Chapter 8: Vegetables

Meme’s Creamed Corn
Meme’s Braised Cabbage
Meme’s Fried Green Tomatoes
Meme’s Old Fashioned Butter Beans
Okra and Tomatoes
Sara’s Cornmeal Crusted Okra
Meme’s Fried Okra – Sweet Pea and Punkin Seed
Mama’s Baked Pecan and Acorn Squash
Butternut Squash Puree
Buttery Braised Endive
Spicy Okra and Tomatoes – Virginia Willis
Green Beans with Tomatoes
Fresh Summer Vegetable Succotash with Basil Succotash – Atlanta Magazine, Virginia Willis
Green Beans Provencal
Miss Shirley’s Asparagus
Toasted Pecan Green Beans
Sara’s Squash Casserole
Slow Roasted Tomato Confit
Corn on the Cob with Parmigiano-Reggiano – Georgia Organics
Spinach with Shallots, Pine Nuts and Golden Raisins
Smoky Collard Greens -Atlanta Homes, Seattle Times
Tangle of Bitter Greens – ProjectFoodie
Summer Squash and Turkey Sausage Gratin

from from Chapter 9: Biscuits, Rolls and Breads

Buttermilk Angel Biscuits
Meme’s Biscuits – Amy’s Table
Meme’s Yeast Rolls – Virginia Willis
Mama’s Mayonnaise Biscuits – Adventures in Shaw
Meme’s Cornbread Dressing – Culinate
Cheddar Cornbread
Buttermilk Cornbread – al dente
Banana Nut Bread
Hushpuppies
Cornmeal Focaccia
Crunchy Corn Muffins
Meme’s Cornmeal Griddle Cakes
Too Much Zucchini in the Garden Bread
Stout Batter Bread – Fig and Plum
Honey Whole Wheat Bread
Burgundian Honey Spice Bread – Leite’s Culinaria

from Chapter 10: Soups and Stews

Chicken Stock
Beef Stock
Meme’s Vegetable Soup
Chilled Cantaloupe Soup
Corn Soup with Tomato Garnish – Virginia Willis
Potato Leek Soup
Winter Squash Soup with Sauteed Apples – Fig and Plum
Classic French Onion Soup
Gazpacho with Tarragon Creme Fraiche
New Southern Chicken and Herb Dumplings
Gulf Coast Oyster Chowder – Recipe Wizards
Southern Minestrone
Quick Pot au Feu
Potato Cheddar Soup with Bacon Croutons
Savannah River Catfish Stew
Black Eyed Pea and Ham Hock Soup – al dente
Vidalia Onion Soup with Bacon Flan – Atlanta Magazine

from Chapter 11: Desserts

Brown Sugar Shortcakes – Virginia Willis
Mama’s Angel Food Cake with Bourbon Creme Anglaise – Martha Stewart
Meme’s Blackberry Cobbler – Martha Stewart
Homemade Chocolate Pudding
Chocolate Pots de Creme
Aunt Julia’s Chocolate Pie – Singleton in the Kitchen
Mama’s Pecan Pie – Washington Post
French Coconut Pie
All-American Pie Crust – Virginia Willis
Creme Brulee au Vanille for Meme
French Butter Cookies – Yankee in a Southern Kitchen
Mama’s Apple Pie – Virginia Willis
Aunt Louise’s Red Velvet Cake
Lemon Squares
Chess Pie
Meme’s Pound Cake – Leite’s Culinaria
Meme’s Lemon Cake
Georgia Pecan Brownies – al dente
Georgia Organics
Georgia Pecan Chocolate Chip Cookies
Sabayon with Seasonal Berries
Hot Vanilla Souffles with Vanilla Ice Cream
Georgia Peach Souffles – Leite’s Culinaria

from Chapter 12: Sauces, Condiments, Jams, Jellies and Preserves

Herb Butter
Pecan-Basil Pistou
Mayonnaise
Vidalia Honey Mustard Dressing
Hot Pepper Vinegar
Mama’s Barbecue Sauce – Virginia Willis
Country Remoulade
Jalapeno Tartar Sauce
Homemade Creole Seasoning – Recipe Wizards
Creamy Blue Cheese Dressing
Old Fashioned Buttermilk Ranch Dressing
Raspberry Jam
Blueberry Jam
Scuppernong Jelly
Peach Jelly
Jonagold Apple Butter
Pickled Peaches – Virginia Willis
Pear Preserves
Meme’s Pear Chow-Chow
Spicy Pickled Okra – JournalNow

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