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The Southern Sympathy Cookbook


Hearty bites for the heavy-hearted. A book that gives so-called “funeral food” its moment. Comforting casseroles; jugs of sweet tea; creamy, cheesy potatoes―all these foods provide sympathy and sustenance for the bereaved. The Southern Sympathy Cookbook includes unexpectedly humorous obituaries and anecdotes alongside staples of Southern funerals such as Three Bean Salad, Fried Chicken, Pulled Pork, and Biscuit Cinnamon Rolls. Whether feeding a congregation, delivering a meal to a friend in need, or cooking with weekday leftovers in mind, home cooks will embrace these recipes, guaranteed to comfort and to please a crowd.