The indefatigable Patricia Branning has just published and released her latest book, her sixth, titled “Pullin’ Pots.”
Nancy K. Wellard
“Pullin’ Pots,” is a shrimp, collards and grits cookbook filled to the brim with the most original collection of Southern blue crab recipes. They are artfully blended with her brand of Southern lore, Lowcountry tales, stunning artful paintings she has selected — all by well known, highly regarded artists — along with phenomenal photographs by her son, Andrew. The book is painstakingly written, assiduously checked and checked again, and finally, carefully and artfully assembled, published and available.
“Pullin Pots” is a wonderful, kind of nostalgic reference assigned to the way in which crabs were caught, gathered and harvested in our lush tidal creeks and waterways in earlier times. Crabbing in the coastal Southeast was carried out by fishermen called “white boot heroes,” because of the white rubber boots they all wore.
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