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Whiskey in a teacup : what growing up in the South taught me about life, love, and baking biscuits

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  • 76 of 82 copies available at Evergreen Indiana. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Greenwood Public Library.

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Greenwood PL - Greenwood NONFICTION 791.43 WIT (Text) 36626103984191 2nd Floor Adult Nonfiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 1501166271
  • ISBN: 9781501166273
  • Physical Description: 303 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
    print
  • Edition: First Touchstone hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Touchstone, 2018.

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General Note: Includes recipe index.
Includes recipes from the author and her family.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: Whiskey in a teacup -- The magic of sweet tea -- Wicker & wallpaper -- Hot rollers, red lipstick & Steel Magnolias -- The subtle art of dinner parties -- If it's not moving, monogram it -- Bluegrass forever -- The family table -- Dolly Parton, Southern icon -- My grandfather's garden -- Making special occasions special -- Catching frogs & selling lemonade -- Road trip! -- The perfect book club -- My did-do language & notes on Southern conversation -- Why Southern ladies love holidays -- The beauty of female friendships -- Do-gooding -- Epilogue: The new South.
Summary, etc.: Reese Witherspoon's grandmother Dorothea always said that a combination of beauty and strength made southern women "whiskey in a teacup." We may be delicate and ornamental on the outside, she said, but inside we're strong and fiery. Reese's southern heritage informs her whole life, and she loves sharing the joys of southern living with practically everyone she meets. She takes the South wherever she goes with bluegrass, big holiday parties, and plenty of Dorothea's fried chicken. It's reflected in how she entertains, decorates her home, and makes holidays special for her kids--not to mention how she talks, dances, and does her hair (in these pages, you will learn Reese's fail-proof, only slightly insane hot-roller technique). Reese loves sharing Dorothea's most delicious recipes as well as her favorite southern traditions, from midnight barn parties to backyard bridal showers, magical Christmas mornings to rollicking honky-tonks. It's easy to bring a little bit of Reese's world into your home, no matter where you live. After all, there's a southern side to every place in the world, right?--
Subject: Witherspoon, Reese 1976-
Motion picture actors and actresses United States Biography
Motion picture producers and directors United States Biography
Cooking, American Southern style
Southern States Social life and customs
COOKING / Entertaining
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts
DESIGN / Interior Decorating
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Genre: Cookbooks.
Autobiographies.

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