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Fun in the Kitchen, Food on the Table

We’re all spending more time in the kitchen these days. Why not make it a fun proposition with these colorful, 100% unbleached cotton kitchen towels? We can’t resist the charm of these super-absorbent 18 x 21″ towels, and neither will you—or anyone who receives them as a gift! Each towel is screen printed with colorful designs and sayings in a delightful retro style that will bring cheer to the heart of your home. Retro Kitchen towels, $11.99 each.

Don’t forget the recipes! Check out our Museum Store’s selection of southern cookbooks full of down-home, mouthwatering recipes and kitchen lore that only the south can produce.

The Southern Harvest Cookbook
The southern garden produces delights in all four seasons, from asparagus to tomatoes, apples to collard greens. Make use of the bounty of your garden or farmers’ market with new twists on familiar favorites. Let experienced gardener and cook Cathy Cleary walk you through four seasons of fresh, flavorful southern cooking. $24.99

Southern Breads
The warmth of the oven and the smell of fresh-baked bread conjure comforting memories of tradition and place. Aside from being a staple on every table in the South, these breads and their recipes detail the storied history of the region.  Author Chris Holaday and top culinary instructor Marilyn Markel offer the mouthwatering history, famous recipes and heartwarming stories of Southerners in their kitchens. $24.95

Old Southern Cookery
Old Southern Cookery: Mary Randolph’s Recipes from America’s First Regional Cookbook Adapted for Today’s Kitchen gives new life to a beloved book that has spanned two centuries. Using the historic recipes from Mary Randolph’s 1824 bestselling cookbook, The Virginia House-Wife or Methodical Cook (considered by many culinary historians to be the first real American cookbook—and all describe it as the first regional cookbook), the authors have chosen the best of the original recipes to show how home cooks can prepare the food using contemporary methods. $26.95

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