Waking Up Down South:
Southern Breakfast Traditions

by Patricia B. Mitchell

Waking Up Down South

A brief history of the traditional Southern breakfast, from the period of the European settlement through the mid-twentieth century. Published 1992. Portions of the manuscript were originally published under the titles Top o' the Day (1987), Now, That's Something to Crow About (1989), and Minuteman Cooking (1991). 45 recipes, 42 research notes, 36 pages. 5.5 x 8.5 inches. Soft cover, saddle-stitched. ISBN-10: 0-925117-65-X. ISBN-13: 978-0-925117-65-6.


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About the Book

Patricia B. Mitchell's love of the South comes shining through in Waking Up Down South: Southern Breakfast Traditions. This book brims with Southern history, anecdotes, lore, comments, and quotations, plus mouth-watering recipes. “Sunshine Breakfast Pudding,” “Sweet Potato Waffles,” “Charleston Shrimp and Grits,” and “Microwave Strawberry Jam” are just a few of the incomparable recipes found in the pages of Waking Up Down South. — Remember, “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day,” so you might as well do it the Southern way!

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