George Graham



George Graham is a Louisiana-based writer, award-winning cook, photographer, and author.  In 2013 he launched the blog Acadiana Table, which has been a finalist for Best Food Blog in competitions for both Saveur magazine and the prestigious IACP Digital Media Awards. His cookbook Acadiana Table: Cajun and Creole Home Cooking from the Heart of Louisiana, a 320-page collection of stories and recipes published by Harvard Common Press, is in bookstores nationwide.




11:15 a.m. to Noon
Cooking Demonstration Tent
Acadiana Table

12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Barnes & Noble Bookselling Tent
Book Signing


Acadiana Table: Cajun and Creole Home Cooking from the Heart of Louisiana

Grab a seat at Acadiana Table and explore a cuisine and culture filled with flavor.

In this 125-recipe, beautifully photographed regional cookbook, Louisiana native George Graham welcomes home cooks and food lovers to the world of Cajun and Creole cooking. The Acadiana region of southwest Louisiana, where this unique cuisine has its roots, is a journey into a fascinating culinary landscape. Filled with many of the standard dishes expected in a Louisiana cookbook, Acadiana Table also includes brand-new recipes, techniques, and an exploration into the culture, geography, and history of this distinctive area. Fans of Louisiana are sure to love this cookbook, even if they've been cooking Creole and Cajun for years.

Book chapters include:

- First You Make a Roux

- Sunrise in Acadiana

- Simmering Black Pots

- A Little Lagniappe on the Side

- Farm Fresh

- The Cajun/Creole Coast

- If it Flies, It Fries

- Meats and the Mastery of the Boucherie

- Sweet Surrender


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