The same fabulous recipes that have delighted palates for more than a decade in the widely known Asphodel Cook Box are now available in book form. Identical to the collection originally published in 1967 in a handsome antique wooden box, this book contains the same treasured recipes of Marcelle Reese Couhig, mistress of famous Asphodel Plantation.Mrs. Couhig moves skillfully from simple dishes such as pot roast or red beans and rice to more difficult creations such as chicken livers in red wine and luscious Louisiana seafood delicacies. She also reveals the much-sought-after recipe for the Asphodel kitchen's own unique bread.The cookbook covers every imaginable occasion for delicious eating, including brunch, luncheons, teas, and dinner parties both large and small. Included is an excellent guide on how to select and use the proper cooking utensils and how to plan for serving any number of guests with a maximum of ease and pleasure.Over the years, the Asphodel Cook Box has enjoyed great popularity. This new Asphodel book is equally attractive as a gift, or as an important addition to the personal cookbook collection of those who cherish the best cuisine of Louisiana and the South.