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Brand New: A new, unread, unused book in perfect condition with no missing or damaged pages. See the seller’s ... Read moreabout the condition

Johnnie Gabriel


Thomas Nelson Inc




Cooking, Food & Wine




Regional: American (US)





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Publication Date2008-09-16

Publisher's Note
Johnnie Gabriel, cousin of renowned cook Paula Deen, presents delectable, enticing Southern dishes from her Atlanta restaurant and bakery, Gabriel's Desserts, recipient of numerous accolades and plaudits.

Johnnie Gabriel began her restaurant career in 1989, when she baked and sold desserts from home to supplement her income. In 1996, Johnnie and her husband Ed made the decision to go into the baking/catering/restaurant business full time and opened Gabriel's Desserts in Marietta, Georgia. Mouthwatering sweets and savory Southern cooking-the vegetables are a favorite-have earned the restaurant four Best of Atlanta awards. Recipes include:

  • Peach Pound Cake
  • Lemon Bars
  • Pork Tenderloin with BBQ Sauce
  • Smothered Chicken
  • Broccoli and Raisin Salad
  • Creamed Corn
  • Fried Okra
  • Hashbrown Casserole

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Up for auction today is a cookbook entitled “Cooking in the South with Johnnie Gabriel” with photographs by Erik Boker and foreword by Paula Deen. It’s hardcover, complete with its original dust-jacket and copyrighted 2008. Here’s the introduction found on the inside of the book:

        The Marietta Cake Lady and Paula Deen’s cousin Johnnie Gabriel presents over 150 delicious Southern recipes from her award-winning restaurant. Gabriel’s Desserts, called The Little Shop of Wonders by Atlanta magazine, and from some of her most supportive culinary friends.

        In 1989, she began baking a few cakes from her home to earn extra money. Seven years later she and her husband, Ed, opened Gabriel’s Desserts, baking cakes and pastries from scratch. Today, it is a full-service restaurant, specializing in delicious Southern vegetables, scrumptious sandwiches, and, of course, heavenly desserts.

        Cooking in the South with Johnnie Gabriel includes mouthwatering Southern recipes and stories of some lively characters, as well as some helpful tips for attaining perfection:

-The secret to keeping cake layers from sliding off

-Ed’s tips for the perfect grilled steaks or chops

-How to make caramel frosting that will set up perfectly ever time

-The many interpretations of the phrase, “Bless your heart”

-The key item that no self-respecting Southern table would be without on Thanksgiving or Christmas

        Tie on your apron, warm up the stove, and get ready to experience an American family tradition of award-winning homemade dessert and delicious Southern cuisine of Johnnie Gabriel. Here’s a list of the recipes found on the inside of the book:


Barbequed Shrimp

Shrimp Cocktail with Remoulade Sauce

Marinated Shrimp

Marinated Vadalia Onions

Cheddar Cheese and Bacon Spread

Toasted Pecans

Cheese Straws

Crab Dip Supreme

Breads and Breakfasts

Pumpkin Bread

Cornbread Muffins

No-Cook Strawberry Jelly

Apple and Cinnamon Muffins

Maple and Walnut Scones

Ice Box Rolls

Pear Honey

Orange Butter

Bacon and Blue Cheese Strata

Breakfast Biscuit with Bacon and Tomato

Cheese Cloud

Cheese Grits with Pancetta

Raspberry Grits

Sandwiches and Salads

Mama’s Pimento Cheese

Turkey and Ham Stacker

Tuna Salad

Chicken Salad from Gabriel’s

Rich’s Chicken Salad Amandine

White Meat Chicken Salad

Shrimp Salad

Shrimp and Avocado Salad

Hot Potato Salad

Warm Sweet Potato Salad

Aggie’s Macaroni Salad

Sumi Salad

Rice, Tomato, and Black Bean Salad

Gabriel’s Coleslaw

Spinach Salad with Apples and Gorgonzola Cheese

Crunchy Romaine Toss with Fresh Raspberries

Artichoke Tomato Salad with Feta Cheese Dressing

Tomato, Artichoke, and Bread Salad

Minted Tomato and Cucumber Relish

Apple, Cranberry, and Blue Cheese Salad

Broccoli and Raisin Salad

Cranberry Chutney

Cranberry Salad

Fresh Ambrosia

Strawberry Almond Salad

Rich’s Frozen Fruit Salad

Soups and Chilis

Chilled Cucumber Soup

Tomato Basil Soup

Black Bean Soup

Loaded Baked Potato Soup

She-Crab Soup

Fresh Minestrone Soup

Southwestern Chicken Soup

Sausage, Corn and Bean Chowder

Kielbasa and Tortellini Soup

White Chili

Black Bean Turkey Chili Over Rice


Beef Tenderloin with Mushroom Sauce

Hawaiian Rib-Eye Steak

Marinated Beef Kabobs

Meatloaf the Family Will Love

Fred King’s Cajun Meatloaf

Beef Enchiladas

Chicken Enchiladas

Chicken Fajitas

Smothered Chicken

Roasted Chicken

Dry-Rub Barbecued Chicken

Chicken Penne Pasta with Tomato Cream Sauce

Low-Fat Garlic Lime Chicken

Skillet Fried Chicken

Smoked Turkey

Cherry Pork Loin

George Brown’s Pork Tenderloin with Barbecue Sauce

Bourbon-Marinated and Lightly Smoked Pork Tenderloin

Barbequed Pork Ribs

Rack of Lamb with Garlic and Mint

Roast Leg of Lamb with Goat Cheese, Herbs, and Bread Crumb Crust

Crab Cakes with Jalapeno Lime Maple Syrup Sauce

Tom’s Crab Cakes

Spicy Remoulade Sauce

Sauteed Shrimp Over White Cheddar Grits

White Cheddar Grits

The Best Salmon You’ll Ever Eat

Shrimp Sinatra Bubbalini

Grouper Pepperoncini Dijon

Side Dishes

Nana’s Deluxe Rice Dish

Parmesan Rice Bake

Gourmet Rice with Mushrooms and Pecans

Braised Greens

Collards or Turnip Greens

Black-Eyed Peas

Spinach Casserole

Squash Casserole

Zucchini Casserole

Eggplant and Tomato Casserole

Roasted Carrot Souffle

Southern Style Creamed Corn

Low-Fat Black Beans Over Rice

Rancho Beans

Green Beans

Cauliflower by Marcelle

Vidalia Onion Casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole

Hash Brown Casserole

Macaroni and Cheese

Southern Cornbread Dressing

Giblet Gravy


Vanilla Pound Cake

Lemon-Glazed Pound Cake

Coconut Pound Cake

Peanut Butter Pound Cake

Peach Pound Cake

Rum Pound Cake

Chocolate Lover’s Bundt Cake

Red Velvet Cake

Italian Cream Cake

Irish Cream Cheesecake

New York Cheesecake

Praline Cheesecake

Praline Pecans

Yellow Layer Cake

Fresh Strawberry Cake

German Chocolate Cake

Toasted Coconut Cake

Chocolate Fudge Cake with Pecans

Chocolate Flourless Cake

Double-Fudge Chocolate Cake

Carrot Cake

Hummingbird Cake

Cooked-Fudge Frosting

Caramel Frosting

Cream Cheese Frosting

Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

Tollhouse Pie

Key Lime Pie

Chocolate Fudge Pie

Cream Pies

Whipped Cream Topping

Egg White Meringue

Pumpkin Pie

Blueberry Nut Pie

Pecan Bars

White Chocolate and Pecan Brownies

Lemon Bars

Crème De Menthe Brownies

Frosted Butterscotch Blondies

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Soft Ginger Cookies

Chocolate Toffee Cookie

White-Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

Chewbilee Cookies

Black and White Chocolate-Covered Cherry Cookies

Pumpkin Cookies

Fruitcake Cookies

Divinity Candy


Almond Butter Crunch

Spanish Custard

Apple Galette

Bread Pudding


Miss Anne’s Chocolate Trifle

Vanilla Ice Cream

Butter Pecan Homemade Ice Cream

Peach Ice Cream

The cookbook itself is new and in excellent condition.

Please check out my other auctions as well for more unique items; you never know what treasures you may find! J I will be happy to combine shipping on multiple auction wins. I will also be glad to answer any questions you may have. Good luck and have a great day!

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