The Southern Sympathy Cookbook
The Southern Sympathy Cookbook

The Southern Sympathy Cookbook

Regular price $19.95

“He had a life-long love affair with deviled eggs, his homemade canned fig preserves, and buttermilk served in martini glasses garnished with cornbread.” ―Obituary from Gulfport, Mississippi  

So-called “funeral food” is having a moment. Comforting casseroles; jugs of sweet tea; creamy, cheesy potatoes―all these foods provide sympathy and sustenance for the bereaved. The Southern Sympathy Cookbook includes unexpectedly humorous obituaries and anecdotes alongside staples of Southern funerals such as:

  • Three Bean Salad with Bacon Vinaigrette
  • Fried Chicken
  • Pulled Pork with Homemade Barbecue Sauce
  • Biscuit Cinnamon Rolls  

Whether feeding a congregation, delivering a meal to a friend in need, or cooking with weekday leftovers in mind, home cooks will embrace these recipes, guaranteed to comfort and to please a crowd. 

More than 50 color photographs