Charleston Entertains

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Book Details

  • Price: $29.95
  • Pages: 208
  • Published: 1991
  • ISBN-13: 978-0933101159

Charleston Entertains

Book Summary

The cuisine of Charleston has been applauded for more than two centuries. Here, we present menus for a year of entertaining, with recipes ranging from simple Hoppin' John to elegant Princess Torte. Photographs of Charleston's architecture and historical sketches make this more than a mere cookbook.

About the Authors

Ann Copenhaver Cotton lives in Charleston and was one of the editors of The Enlightened Gourmet, a cookbook with a nutritional emphasis.

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Jo Anne Joyner Willis, R.D., graduated from James Madison University and did her dietetic internship at Duke University Medical Center. She served as an editor of The Enlightened Gourmet. She lives in Lexington, Virginia, and currently works as a nutritional consultant.

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Henrietta Freeman Gaillard was Director of Development for Ashley Hall in Charleston. A past President of the Junior League of Charleston, she was also an editor of The Enlightened Gourmet.

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Alice T. Michalak
A stylist, art director, photographer’s assistant and producer, Michalak is known best by her nickname, Boots. When she’s not at her home in Easton, MD, enjoying time with her husband Andy, five children and four grandchildren, she’s been busy, for 29 years, producing photography books with Iseley, working in the garden and judging flower shows.

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About the Artist

J. Thomas Savage is Director of Museum Affairs for Winterthur Museum and Country Estates, the former Delaware home of Henry Francis du Pont. He holds a B.A. in Art History from The College of William and Mary and an M.A. in History Museum Studies from the State University of New York. In addition to American internships, Mr. Savage has studied in England at the Attingham Summer School on the British Country House, The Victorian Society Summer School and the Cambridge Choral Studies Seminar. He was formerly Senior Vice President and Director of Sotheby’s Institute of Art for North and South America. From 1981 to 1995, Mr. Savage served as Curator and Director of Historic Charleston Foundation.

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About the Photographer

N. Jane Iseley

N. Jane Iseley
Photographer for 36 photography books, including Lowcountry Plantations Today, Iseley is also an accomplished farmer. Her Burlington, NC, farm has been in the family since 1790, and in 2013 she was the first woman to receive the North Carolina Soil and Water Conservation Farm Family of the Year award. From Iseley’s experience placing agricultural and conservation easements on her farm came the interest in exploring the effect of easements in preserving Charleston and its surrounds, the place she’s worked decades documenting.

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