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For the foodie in your life, UL Press presents two works sure to please! Zella Palmer's Recipes and Remembrances of Fair Dillard highlights the unique food history of the esteemed HBCU, while Megan Braden-Perry's Crescent City Snow takes a more lighthearted approach, describing more than 50 snowball stands throughout the Big Easy. Enjoy both today!


Recipes and Remembrances of Fair Dillard, 1869–2019

by Zella Palmer

Recipes and Remembrances of Fair Dillard is a compilation of research and recipes related to Dillard University, one of New Orleans’s historically black colleges and universities, and one that is central to the history of the Civil Rights Movement, education, and the cultural identity of the city. This cookbook shares over eighty years of international and indigenous New Orleans Creole recipes collected from the community, friends of the university, campus faculty, staff, and students, providing readers with a glimpse into the rich food culture of African-Americans in New Orleans. Recipes and Remembrances of Fair Dillard is dedicated to Dillard University alumni, faculty, staff, friends, and family who enjoyed past campus festivals, dinners, picnics, Monday red beans and rice with fried chicken, and Friday fish frys in Kearny Dining Hall.

Zella Palmer, educator, food historian, author, and filmmaker, serves as the Chair and Director of the Dillard University Ray Charles Program in African-American Material Culture. Palmer is committed to preserving the legacy of African-American, Native American, and Latino culinary history in New Orleans and the South. Palmer curated The Story of New Orleans Creole Cooking: The Black Hand in the Pot academic conference and documentary, the Nellie Murray Feast, and the Dr. Rudy Joseph Lombard: Black Hand in the Pot Lecture Series.

Softcover | 240 Pages | ISBN:  9781946160478 © 2019


Crescent City Snow: The Ultimate Guide to New Orleans Snowball Stands

by Megan Braden-Perry

Crescent City Snow is part guidebook, part diary, and part biography of fifty snowball stands and their customers in the greater New Orleans area. Keep a copy of Crescent City Snow in the car for when you want to try a new place, and use the table in the back to record your own observations.

Megan Braden-Perry is a native New Orleanian, Dillard University alum, and mother of a three-year-old boy named Franklin. She’s highly motivated by food and drink and, according to her friend Jenny Martin, “will talk to the devil for a sandwich.” Aside from eating and drinking, she enjoys attending cultural and political events, often with her son, as to “train up a child” in hopes he’ll do the right thing and attend an HBCU. She’s been published in EssenceNY Daily NewsJezebel, | The Times-PicayuneGambit, and Where Magazine. She is the also the author of the children’s book, Allen the Alligator Counts Through New Orleans.

Softcover | 212 Pages | ISBN:  9781935754923  © 2017