Johnny Harris Restaurant Cookbook

Johnny Harris Restaurant Cookbook


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Mouthwatering BBQ from a community treasure. Savannah natives and tourists alike have been enjoying Johnny Harris's famed barbecue since 1924. Photos, stories, and hearty recipes bring the landmark's distinctive history and flavors into the home kitchen. Recipes include entrées such as Sweet and Spicy Short Ribs and Spicy Buttermilk Fried Chicken with delicious sides of Garlic Cheddar Grits and Savannah Creamed Corn to round out the menu.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781455618965
Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/22/2014
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Julie Lowenthal is the granddaughter of Kermit Lynnwood "Red" Donaldson. Donaldson began working at Johnny Harris Restaurant in 1927 and eventually became the full owner. After Donaldson's death, his family continued to run the restaurant. Lowenthal, a former nurse, and her husband, Bernard J. Lowenthal, Jr., work at Johnny Harris Restaurant, where they have introduced their four children to the traditions of the restaurant: family, friends, and good food!

Mary Britton Senseney is a freelance food photographer whose work has been featured in such publications as Southern Living and Weight Watchers. Senseney also has done work for Betty Crocker and Pillsbury, among others. She graduated cum laude with a BFA from the Savannah College of Art and Design. Originally from Ocracoke Island, North Carolina, Senseney and her family live in Savannah, Georgia.

Table of Contents

Our History 8

Drinks 27

Appetizers 41

Soups 59

Salads 79

Vegetables and Breads 99

Sauces, Rubs, and Meats 133

Seafood 159

Desert 179

Acknowledgment 203

Index 204

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Johnny Harris Restaurant Cookbook 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
What a great cookbook!  I love the vibrant pictures of the recipes throughout the book and learning about the history of the Johnny Harris Restaurant!  Once I started reading about the restaurant history, I couldn't put the book down!!  And then there's the delicious recipes! Everyone will enjoy these wonderful Savannah favorites!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Such a beautiful cookbook! Full of history and deliciousness! From cover to cover it is a beautiful journey through a full course meal! Even includes drink recopies! The history is beautiful, the food is ahhhhmazing, and the book is a MUST HAVE for every food lover!
DogsRuleUSA More than 1 year ago
I have been enjoying fabulous meals at Johnny Harris' for over 40 years.  I put their BBQ sauce on everything but ice cream!  And I have enjoyed many of the fun facts and stories about the early days of this wonderful restaurant.  After ordering the cookbook, I was pleasantly surprised to discover that many of those stories were indeed true.  Plus there were many new facts and stories that I had never heard.  5+ stars in my opinion!