Schnucks Press Releases
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Lori Willis
Schnuck Markets, Inc

Date : May 18, 2009

Pat and Gina Neely to Autograph Copies of New Cookbook for Fans at Schnucks

Press Release about this event:

Down Home with the Neelys is now available at your local Schnucks store 

CHESTERFIELD, Mo. - On Saturday, May 30, from 4 – 6 p.m., Pat and Gina Neely, break out stars of the Food Network’s new cooking show, Down Home with the Neelys, will sign copies of their new cookbook at the Chesterfield Schnucks store located at 141 Hilltown Village (63017).  In anticipation of the event and in celebration of May as National Bar-B-Que Month, all Schnucks stores are offering the cookbook at a significant discount of $16.77 – 40 percent off the cover price! 

More than two million people tuned in to the debut of the first Food Network show featuring an African American couple.  That’s the largest audience of any debut in the network’s history.   

Their cookbook is also getting rave reviews.  Down Home with the Neelys: A Southern Family Cookbook will give you a taste of why the Neely Bar-B-Que restaurants are so popular in Memphis and Nashville, Tenn.  Yet, you won’t see this couple guarding the secrets to their sauce!  They want to share with their fans everything they have learned over 20 years of cooking and operating successful restaurants. 

Inside the cookbook’s beautifully illustrated pages, you will find recipes for family dinners for under $10 including the cheesy corkscrews with crunchy bacon topping and grilled lemon chicken salad with potatoes and pistachios.  Gina offers a southern spin on Hispanic cuisine for chicken nachos with green chile queso and barbecue pico de gallo.  Cool things down a bit by recreating Neely dessert favorites like Frozen Lemon Pie, Momma Daisy’s Peach and Blackberry Cobbler or the Southern Red Velvet Cake.  And to wash it all down, mix up a Lazy Sunday Mimosa or “Beale Street” Jack Daniel’s Lemonade. 

Cooking together is a great recipe for success for the high school sweethearts who reunited at their 10-year reunion.  The Neelys have been married for 13 years and have two children.  You can watch their show on the Food Network at 10 a.m. central time on Saturdays, noon on Sundays and 4:30 p.m. each week day. 

Founded in St. Louis in 1939, Schnuck Markets, Inc. operates 105 stores (including five Logli stores) and 101 pharmacies in Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Iowa, Tennessee and Mississippi.

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