About Frank Stitt

Frank Stitt

Frank Stitt is the chef and owner of Highlands Bar and Grill, Bottega Restaurant and Café, and Chez Fonfon in Birmingham, AL. He's won the James Beard Award for the Best Chef of the Southeast and received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Southern Foodways Alliance. He's also the author of two cookbooks: Frank Stitt's Southern Table and Frank Stitt's Bottega Favorita.

Cracklins Recipe

Cracklins

Yup. You can make your own chunks of porcine indulgence with nothing more than thickly sliced bacon and a sturdy skillet.

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Chicken with Autumn Vegetables and Madeira

Chicken with Autumn Vegetables and Madeira

A Southern chef’s riff on classic French coq au vin. We may have to change our allegiance from France to Frank. (Chef Frank Stitt, that is.)

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Frank Stitt's Southern Table Cookbook

Autumn Root Vegetable Purée

This stealthily healthy mash delivers the color of fall foliage right to your table—and just may make you reconsider why you think you don’t like root vegetables.

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Frank Stitt's Southern Table Cookbook

Autumn Vegetable Ragout

This rustic yet refined side, inspired by an Alain Ducasse dish, simmers cool-weather veggies to create something that tastes marvelously, uh, unhealthier than it is.

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Southside Cocktail

Southside Cocktail

Mint. Muddled. Mine. More. When we’ve got this gin-based mojito on our minds, those are about the only words we can muster.

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Old-Fashioned Potato Gratin

Old-Fashioned Potato Gratin

This old-timey gratin comforts with everything one could possibly crave in a gratin, namely ample amounts of potatoes, cream, butter, and cheese. Gigondas optional.

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  • 25 M
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  • 9
Simple Syrup

Simple Syrup

Simple syrup is sugar and water that have been simmered to dissolve the sugar. Drizzle it in drinks, ice tea, and lemonade for a grit-free drink.

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Lemon Semifreddo Recipe

Lemon Semifreddo

This recipe for a frozen terrine, called semifreddo, is an ideal dessert to make ahead and pull out, slice, and serve. A great ending to an outdoor meal.

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  • 45 M
  • 6 H, 45 M
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Shrimp and Bread Salad Recipe

Shrimp Salad Portofino

Cooked shrimp, grilled focaccia, cucumbers, tomatoes, capers, olives, and frisee are tossed in a spiky vinaigrette. A classy panzanella or bread salad.

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