What’s for dinner? Try some country-fried steak

10/30/2013 12:00 AM

10/29/2013 12:48 PM

How about heading south for dinner this week?

There’s no better tour guide than James Villas, who has written numerous cookbooks on southern cuisine.

His latest book, “Southern Fried” ($29.99, hardcover, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) is a tribute to that most southern of all ways of preparing food – frying it.

From chicken and crab cakes to fritters and fries, this book covers it all with more than 150 recipes for southern favorites. The recipes are very authentic, right down to the bacon grease and lard, including this easy and affordable classic, Country-Fried Steak with Onion Gravy.

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