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Jeanne Voltz was born in Collinsville, Alabama. She was for many years the food editor at Woman's Day magazine, and she edited the food pages at the Los Angeles Times and the anti Herald. She is the author of several cookbooks, including The Flavor of the South and Barbecued Ribs, Smoked Butts, and Other Great Feeds, which is also part of the Knopf Cooks American series. She is a six-time winner of the Vesta Award for newspaper food editing and writing and has also won numerous other feature and food writing awards. Mrs. Voltz lives with her husband in Pittsboro, North Carolina, where she is a food consultant, writer, and free-lance editor.

Caroline Stuart is a third-generation Floridian whose family settled in the central part of the state in the 1870s. She spent her childhood on a ranch where her father grew citrus and raised cattle. She graduated from the University of Alabama and began her career as a caterer. She then worked for several years with James Beard as his assistant and is now a member of the executive board of the James Beard Foundation. Mrs. Stuart is a contributing editor and restaurant critic for Hudson Valley magazine, as well as a freelance writer and cooking teacher. She lives with her husband, John Brainard, in Greenwich, Connecticut, and has two sons.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Cookery Florida