Recipes from Foster's Market Favorites

Foster's Market Favorites Cookbook

Sara Foster’s love of Southern fare began in her Granny Foster’s Tennessee kitchen. There, the combination of down-home comfort, fresh-from-the-farm ingredients, and dedicated preparation hooked her for life. Now, in Foster’s Market Favorites: 25th Anniversary Collection, Sara Foster serves up more than 150 recipes and 125-plus images from acclaimed photographer Peter Frank Edwards, sharing with readers the dishes that have kept diners coming back to the beloved Durham, NC eatery that she opened in 1990. In Foster’s Market Favorites, the award-winning cookbook author and restaurateur continues the tradition of soulful yet simple, seasonally inspired cooking, where tradition meets modern. These fresh, satisfying creations are casual enough for everyday family meals, but special enough to serve friends and guests. Foster’s Market Favorites is an all-inclusive collection of Southern cooking in which simple feasts meet artisanal ingredients, traditional tastes meet modern methods, and fantastic flavors make every bite a succulent mouthful of Southern comfort.

A platter of pickle-brined fried chicken with pieces of dill pickle, and a bottle of beer.

Pickle-Brined Fried Chicken

Pickle-brined fried chicken?! Oh yes we did! Folks are calling it fried chicken perfection. And you won’t want to skip the Sriracha honey dipping sauce.

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  • 45 M
  • 5 H, 30 M
  • 2
Two oval dishes filled with lamb shank shepherd's pie and a spoon resting beside them.

Lamb Shank Shepherd’s Pie

This shepherd’s pie recipe is a touch untraditional, relying on tender braised lamb shank rather than the typical ground lamb. Call us rebels.

  • (1)
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 3 H, 30 M
  • 2