Genevieve, the Frenchwoman from Louisiana, brings us cooking secrets handed down through generations of her own family, adapted for today's fast paced lifestyles. She dishes up more than fifty traditional recipes from appetizers to desserts plus: simple family meals, serving suggestions, vegetarian meals, nutritional value and healthful tips, and more... The author of this book takes us on a sentimental personal record and cookbook. This is a memoir more than a cookbook. Though there are many recipes in between the narration. A fascinating cookbook set in between the social contexts and traditions, how they lived and entertained are explored with affection, humor and nostalgia by the author. Enhance your cookbook collection by including Genevieve's Creole Cooking. It takes you on voyage through southern Louisiana's traditional culinary artistry. This book offers authentic Creole recipes that will spice up your culinary library with its collection of genuine Creole cuisine. Cooking is universal. Like a warm smile it can be shared and enjoyed all over the world by many. Creole cooking has a blend of heritages, African slaves, Native Americans, Spanish explorers, and Scots, Irish, English, German, Caribbean, and French settlers whose influence still dominates Louisiana today all contributed to it. After thumbing through this book you will not have to ask the infamous question, "What are we having for dinner?" Instead you will ask, "What should we make for dinner?"