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Available at bookstores and kitchen stores near you, but where not
available you may also order online or at the restaurant from Crook's


Bill Smith's Seasoned in the South: Recipes from Crook's Corner and Home. $14.95 in Paperback--signed

New York Times Notable and Food & Wine best book.

This expanded edition of includes full menus, new recipes, and additional stories.

Menus include "Week at the Beach," "Snowed In," "An Outdoor Supper for the Last Outing of the Season," Christmas Eve Supper After Mass" and "New Year's Day." 

Recipes include Jerusalem Artichoke Relish; Bourbon Brown Sauce; 2 Bird Pate w/ Onion Jam; Stuffed Artichokes; Green Peach Salad; Tomato and Watermelon Salad; A Collection of Wilted Salads; Turtle Soup; Leeks & Cabbage; Fried Green Tomatoes with Roasted Corn and Lemon Beurre Blanc: Scallops with Spinach and Hominy; Fished Baked in Paper; Crab Stew; Catfish Amandine; Shad Roe; Corned Ham; Sweet Breads with Wild Turkey Liquor; Green Tabasco Chicken; Cheese Pork with Madeira Sauce and Mashed Rutabagas; Honeysuckle Sorbet; Mayhaw Sorbet; Crook's Persimmon Pudding; Really Good Banana Pudding; Ice Creams w/Variations. 

Published by Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, a division of Workman Publishing. 






Bill Neal's
Southern Cooking
(Paperback) - $24.95
Moreton Neal's
Remembering Bill Neal
(Hardback) - $22.95
Bill Neal's
Biscuits, Spoonbread, & Sweet Potato Pie
(Paperback) - $18.95

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This is our most popular gift amongst regulars and new-comers alike (especially during the holidays).  A Crook's Corner Gift Certificate is the perfect way to treat a couple or a family to a special evening on Franklin Street.  On this site, we have gift certificates in the amounts of $50, $75, and $100.  If you are looking for a different denomination, please call the restaurant between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.

To fulfill your order, we must know the names of the Recipient(s) and Sender(s).  When completing your order with PayPal, please include a shipping address.  This is not an e-gift certificate--it's old fashioned!  Shipping on Gift Certificates is complementary.

$50 Gift Certificate


$75 Gift Certificate


$100 Gift Certificate


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T-Shirt color is white.  Front of T-shirt is blank.  Back of T-shirt appears at left.  100% preshrunk cotton.  Black and White rendering of the Pink Pig perched above Crook's.  Green text says:

"Crook's Corner"
"Cafe & Bar . Chapel Hill, NC"

Crook's Pink Pig T-Shirt -

Choose your size:

T-shirt color is light blue.  Front of T-shirt is blank; Back of T-shirt appears at the left.  100% preshrunk cotton.  Pink Pig cartoon with Black and Pink text that reads:

"Crook's Corner"
"Southern Dining under the pig"
"on Franklin Street where Carrboro and Chapel Hill, NC meet."

This T-shirt is in children's sizes.  It runs very small!  Please consider that when choosing a size.

Crook's Baby T-Shirt -

Choose your size:
Selected and Roasted by Counter Culture Coffee.  Brewed daily at Crook's.  A smooth, rich, full-bodied blend of shade-grown Colombian & Organic Guatemalan coffees along with French Roasted Sumatra for a hint of dark smokiness in the finish.  Perfect for all-day drinking or as a late-night treat.  

1 lb. Crook's Corner House Blend -

Choose your coffee:

Two pounds of Grits! 

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"Fine Southern Cuisine; Casual Southern Dining" printed on a Purple Coozie, it's the ultimate expression of Crook's style. -Out of stock-

Crook's Corner Coozie -

temporarily out of stock


Canvas Tote Bag featuring the Pink Pig sipping on a Dry Martini.  Variable uses include toting around other Crook's Corner merchandise. -Out of stock-

Crook's Corner Tote Bag -

temporarily out of stock

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