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Come Cook With Me

Betty Ruth Speir

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  • Hardcover: 408 pages
  • Dimensions: 5.50" x 8.50"
  • ISBN: 978-1-935097-74-7
  • Publication Date: 2009-11-01
  • Two Harbors Press

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Come Cook With Me

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Warming the heart and soul is just as important as filling your stomach, and nowhere else is this message more evident than in this charming and unique recipe book Come Cook With Me, which is sure to have you coming back for seconds time and time again!

What would you get if you added equal parts of Walt Whitman to Paula Deen, mixed briskly for 5 minutes, and then served fresh to your guests? Give up yet? The answer is Come Cook With Me, a witty compilation of poetry and homecooked recipes by Betty Ruth Speir.

In this one-of-a-kind cookbook, Betty Ruth will share some of her favorite things to make for her friends and family, sprinkling in a very generous helping of whimsical poetry to help enlighten and entertain along the way. Learn how to make mouthwatering and delectable Southern fare such as:
• Braunsweiger Peppercorn Pate
• Sally West’s Croustades
• Chilled Avocado Soup with Caviar
• Frittata Alla Veneta
• Betty Ruth’s Brunch Torte
• Issy King’s Shrimp
• Sophia Clikas’ Oyster Pie
• Tony’s Creole Custard Flan
• Elmira’s Lane Cake

And much, much more!

"Betty Ruth Speir sets one of the finest tables in the South-maybe the whole country. Distinguish yourself and read this book NOW!” - Winston Groom , author, Forrest Gump

Come Cook With Me is a delightful book by a delightful lady. Having been Betty Ruth’s neighbor and a happy guest at her dinner table many times, I can assure you, you will love these recipes!” - Fannie Flagg, Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe

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Betty Ruth Speir

Betty Ruth Speir, a gynecologist by training, has traded her scalpels for paring knives. She enjoys cooking and entertaining. Now that she has time, she has substituted cooking classes for medical classes. Recipes and poetry, instead of medical writing, keep her busy. She designs and sews and recently had gowns featured in a show at the Eastern Shore Art Center.