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The Southern Sympathy Cookbook: Funeral Food with a Twist

  • 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.

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