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Being Dead Is No Excuse: The Official Southern Ladies Guide to Hosting the Perfect Funeral

Being Dead Is No Excuse: The Official Southern Ladies Guide to Hosting the Perfect Funeral Author Gayden Metcalfe
ISBN-10 1401312837
ISBN-13 9781401312831
Year 2013-05-07
Pages 272
Language English
Publisher Hachette Books
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Folks in the Delta have a strong sense of community and being dead is no impediment to belonging to it Down South they don t forget you when you ve up and died in fact they visit you more often But there are quintessential rules and rituals for kicking the bucket tastefully Having a flawless funeral is one of them In this deliciously entertaining slice of Southern life and death inveterate hostess Gayden Metcalfe explains everything you need to know to host an authentic Southern funeral Can you be properly buried without tomato aspic Who prepares tastier funeral fare the Episcopal ladies or the Methodist ladies And what does one do when a family gets three sheets to the wind and eats the entire feast the night before a funeral Each chapter includes a delicious tried and true Southern recipe critical if you plan to die tastefully any time soon Pickled Shrimp Aunt Hebe s Coconut Cake and the ubiquitous Bing Cherry Salad with Coca Cola are among the many dishes guaranteed to make the next funeral the most satisfying one yet Even if you ve never been south of Rochester this book will charm it will entertain and it will give you all the ingredients required for the perfect Southern send off

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