Recipes from Meals, Music, and Muses

Meals, Music & Muses Cookbook

Iconic chef and world-renowned opera singer Alexander Smalls marries two of his greatest passions―food and music―in Meals, Music, and Muses. More than just a cookbook, Smalls takes readers on a delicious journey through the South to examine the food that has shaped the region. Each chapter is named for a type of music to help readers understand the spirit that animates these recipes.

Complete with anecdotes of Smalls’s childhood in the Low Country and examinations of Southern musical tradition, Meals, Music, and Muses is a heritage cookbook in the tradition of Edna Lewis’s A Taste of Country Cooking.

A bowl mounded with potato salad with sweet pickle relish.

Potato Salad with Sweet Pickle Relish

A simple Southern classic, this has all the classic potato salad ingredients as well as a spoonful of sweet relish to give it that elusive balance of tangy and ever so slightly sweet.

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