The Mississippi Gulf Coast has long been a place where people and water are intertwined: the residents live, breathe, and eat the bounty of the Gulf. This collection of recipes from local chefs and essays showing the intimate relationship between people, industry, and environment provides a compelling portrait of one of the Gulf Coast’s most dynamic regions. Snacks such as Atomic Pelican Beaks, starters including Biloxi Doughnuts, seafood entrees like Shrimp-Stuffed Mirlitons, and more bring the Coast into your kitchen, wherever that may be. Local resources, including marinas, are listed. Accompanied by stunning images and intimate stories, On the Coast: Mississippi Tales and Recipes will transport you to a land that breathes with the rhythm of the Gulf.