Friend of the pod Kelly Fields, whose desserts at Willa Jean restaurant in New Orleans have captured the national imagination, just launched her first cookbook, The Good Book of Southern Baking. Kelly joins Andrew to talk about the book’s mix of classic and idiosyncratic recipes; Kelly’s philosophy that savory cooking and baking aren’t as different as many believe them to be; and some favorite dishes in the book (in addition to her legendary chocolate chip cookie!).
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