The Southern Tailgating Cookbook
A Game-Day Guide for Lovers of Food, Football, and the South
By Taylor Mathis
240 pp., 8 x 9.25, 75 color plates, index, 15 sidebars
Hardcover ISBN: 978-1-4696-1062-7
Published: August 2013
eBook ISBN: 978-1-4696-1063-4
Published: August 2013
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- Hardcover $35.00
- E-Book $19.99
Recipes cover a full day of dishes, with meals for every taste. From Chicken-Sweet Potato Kabobs to Zesty Arugula and Kale Salad to Deep-Fried Cookie Dough, there is something for every fan. Mathis also serves up day-before checklists, advice on packing for a tailgate, food safety information, and much more. His entertaining rundowns on unique southern football traditions--from fans' game-day attire and hand signals to the music of the marching bands--are sure to lift both seasoned and novice tailgaters to greater heights of tailgate pleasure.
About the Author
Taylor Mathis is a food and lifestyle photographer, a blogger at Taylor Takes a Taste, and a passionate fan of all college athletics. He lives in Charlotte, N.C.
For more information about Taylor Mathis, visit the Author Page.
"There's tailgating. And then there's tailgating. . . . Here are recipes to get your season started."--Chicago Tribune
“If you’re looking for a gift for the tailgater in your life, this book is sure to be a hit.”--Tailgater Magazine
"The Southern Tailgating Cookbook helps satisfy all your culinary tailgate needs."--Houston Press
"The perfect gift book for sports fans."--WFAEats
"Recommended for regional collections."--Library Journal
"Anybody who thinks an autumn tailgate party is another excuse for fried chicken and potato salad needs to score a copy of The Southern Tailgating Cookbook. . . . Armchair football fans will get the same kick out of hearty, high-flavored food cooked in the kitchen or patio and served to the crowd clustered around that monster HDTV."--Southern Pines Pilot
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Read: In a guest blog post,Taylor Mathis explains the significance of college football and tailgating as a social event in the South. Read "Tailgating: The Social Events of the Fall."
Read:In another guest blog post, Mathis explains how football fans show the allegiance to their teams by tailgating. Read "Tailgating and Team Spirit.""Tailgating and Team Spirit."