Justin owns multiple restaurants in the Twin Cities, though his reputation is national. You may know him from television, where he won an Iron Chef episode, competed on Season 16 of Top Chef, and is one of the chefs featured on Fast Foodies and is producer and host of the show, Taste the Culture. In Northern Soul, Justin shares the inspiration and foundation behind his approach to his signature Southern cooking, which includes his upbringing in the Northern Midwest and the South, and his African-American and Asian heritage.
Northern Soul features his signature recipes for lunch, brunch, dinner, snacks, late-night meals, and cocktail recipes. Justin shares how you can make easy, traditional Southern recipes with a Northern flair, in your own kitchen. Some of the recipes you will learn how to cook in Northern Soul: Carolina BBQ Sandwich Chicken and Waffles Ham and Greens Soup Creole Jambalaya Bourbon Pecan Pie with Maple Whip Signature cocktails from Handsome Hog Lots of spice blends, sauces, rubs, and, as they do it in the South, pickled everything! Welcome to a new Northern soul!
The book is a personal journey for the chef whose soul food restaurant Handsome Hog lights up Saint Paul, Minnesota with fried chicken, brisket, and plenty of bourbon-fueled revelry. The recipes reach beyond restaurant dishes into Sutherland's familial influences, and includes dishes from Creole Jambalaya to a Hot Brown sandwich to Chicken Stew with Ramp-Ricotta Dumplings.
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