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Jekyll Island's Treasured Recipes Cooking for Caretta caretta

	Cookbook Image - 63760	Title: Jekyll Island's Treasured Recipes Cooking for Caretta caretta	By: Georgia Sea Turtle Center	Group/Family Location: Jekyll Island , GA	Organization: Georgia Sea Turtle Center
Book Number: 63760
From: Jekyll Island , GA
Number of Recipes: 396
Binding Style: 3 Ring

Special Features: Exclusive recipes from the Jekyll Island Club Hotel, a National Historic Landmark. Originally a private hunting retreat for the nation's wealthy elite, today the Jekyll Island Club Hotel is a vital and dynamic partner in the stewardship of Jekyll Island. The Jekyll Island Club Hotel chefs have generously provided these gourmet recipes for the benefit of the island's world famous visitor, Caretta caretta, the endangered Loggerhead Sea Turtle. Check out their website at

Description: The Award-winning Top-10 Cookbook of 2005! An absolutely beautiful cookbook with an original watercolor painting of Jekyll Island on the cover. The delightful, tabbed, divider illustrations are whimsical, funny, and entertaining! The page fillers which are used when extra space is left on a recipe page are adorable sea turtle hatchlings with the most interesting facts about the Loggerhead (Caretta caretta) Sea Turtle. No, we are not cooking turtles, we are cooking to save the turtles. Some of the recipes donated have been in families for generations. Some are recipes sought after diligently and persistently whenever they are served. Contributors from all over the world donated their very best recipes to make this truly an outstanding cookbook that will surely become a staple with cooks of all ages and abilities. These recipes are tried and true favorites. Hands free cookbook "Ezel" included with each order.

Funds raised support: Funds raised support the Georgia Sea Turtle Center, the first public education center, rehabilitation and research facility in Georgia for sea turtles. The Georgia Sea Turtle Center is an advanced hospital but open to the general public, offering an interactive Exhibit Gallery and Rehabilitation Pavilion with many sea turtle patients regularly on view for guests. Additionally, indoor and outdoor educational programs are available year-round for guests of all ages. Resources to study and help sustain the island's Loggerhead sea turtle population. The historic 1903 Power Plant in Jekyll Island's National Historic Landmark District is the site of the new Georgia Sea Turtle Center. Nightly turtle walks depart from the Center during the nesting season. The Center includes educational exhibits, surgical and rehabilitation areas, an information center and a gift shop. The Center chronicles the history of sea turtles from the age of the dinosaurs to the present. Video feeds allow visitors a glimpse into restricted zones to see the turtles' rehabilitative care.

How to Purchase

Make check payable to:
Georgia Sea Turtle Center

Mail order to:
Georgia Sea Turtle Center
Att: Catherine Faulkner
214 Stable Road
Jekyll Island, GA 31527
Phone: 912-635-4444
Fax: 912-635-4198
Web site

Cost: $21.95
plus $6.55 S/H per book.

Favorite Recipe

Pecan Tea Wafers
By: Dorothy Carswell

  • 10-12 whole graham crackers
  • 1 c. butter
  • 1/2 c. sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 c. chopped pecans

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a 15 x 10 x 1-inch pan with graham crackers (broken in quarters). Pan must have at least 1/2 inch raised sides to hold mixture. Bring butter and sugar to a full boil. Boil for 2 minutes. Remove from heat, stir in vanilla, then add pecans, and quickly spoon hot mixture evenly over graham crackers. Bake for 10 minutes. Remove immediately to wax paper to cool.

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