John Hancock is best known for signing the Declaration of Independence with such authority that the British were afraid to dispute it, thereby averting a high-stakes poker game for control of the colonies. Witness the awesome power of the autograph with today's Groupon: for $13, you get a copy of Holly Clegg's cookbook trim&TERRIFIC Gulf Coast Favorites, available for pickup at either the Calandro's Supermarket on Government Street or Perkins Road (up to a $26 value). Visit the Perkins Road location on June 28 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. to pick up your book and get it signed by Holly herself.
A longtime Baton Rouge resident who’s appeared on television shows ranging from Fox & Friends to The 700 Club, Holly Clegg has penned 14 cookbooks featuring fast, easy, and healthy cuisine. Clegg's trim&TERRIFIC Gulf Coast Favorites honors her home base with recipes that are made using fresh fish and local ingredients. Filled with simple instructions and unscented ink, the cookbook helps readers stay focused as they re-create low-country favorites such as crawfish enchiladas with cheesy-cream filling and fish with horseradish-dill caper sauce. Each recipe includes diabetic exchanges and nutritional analysis, keeping health-conscious eaters' consciences healthy.
In addition to healthful Louisiana recipes and dinner-party menus, trim&TERRIFIC Gulf Coast Favorites strives to foster an appreciation for the region's flora and fauna. A portion of the book's proceeds benefits America's Wetland Foundation.
Though Holly Clegg's trim&TERRIFIC Gulf Coast Favorites is sometimes offered for discounts online, this Groupon still represents the best deal available.
Flipping through the TV channels, it’s not unusual to see cooking sensation Holly Clegg working her culinary magic on shows such as Fox & Friends, The 700 Club, or NBC’s Weekend Today. At once a culinary phenom, family woman, and tech entrepreneur, Holly has also added the title of author to her ever-growing resumé of success. Her trim&Terrific series, a 14-book women’s lifestyle series that unlocks the secrets to healthy eating, has sold almost one million copies. She’s also penned cookbooks for people with diabetes and cancer patients, leading to features in both USA Today and Country Living magazine. Her books also cover topics such as quick meals and cooking for beginners, walking novices through the cooking basics such as nutrition and singing to a lobster before plucking it from a tank.