Hatherleigh Press, Paperback, 9781578263592, 180pp.
Publication Date: August 24, 2010
Featuring time-honored American recipes, Country Comfort: Harvest Cookbook pairs seasonal foods with all the stories, memories, and traditions that make every meal special. Whether it’s a leisurely breakfast, quick lunch, or hearty family dinner, Country Comfort: Harvest Cookbook features over 100 healthy and delicious recipes that will bring the harvest season’s colorful abundance right to your table.
Each meal is carefully crafted from professional and at-home chefs across the country to highlight the delicious flavors in everything from red tomatoes to fiery orange pumpkins. Throughout the book, accompanying anecdotes and tips inspire the mind and warm the heart.
Some of the comforting and unforgettable recipes featured in Country Comfort: Harvest Cookbook include Garden Herbed Seared Chicked with Red Pepper Sauce, Eggplant Parmigiana Siciliana, Autumnal Crepes, Lobster Salad on Garlic Crostini, Pumpkin Ravioli with Butter and Sage, Toasted Butter Pecan Cake, and so much more.
Country Comfort: Harvest Cookbook also includes:
• Ideas for homemade gifts
• Tips on baking and cooking methods
• Customized seven day menu planner
• List of must-have ingredients and tools for a chef’s kitchen
Eating at home saves money, strengthens family bonds, and allows for creativity in cooking. Whether you’re an experienced chef looking for new ideas, or a beginner who prefers easy-to-follow recipes, Country Comfort: Harvest Cookbook provides a fresh, healthier spin on traditional comfort food and is sure to bring new and exciting meal traditions into your home to be treasured for years to come!
Mary Elizabeth Roarke earned a Pastry & Baking Arts degree from her time at culinary school. She currently bakes alongside her daughter in their catering business on Long Island where she resides with her husband and four kids. She also has a BS in Nursing and has worked in the field for over 30 years, now working in clinical research as a global study manager with a pharmaceutical company. Mary Elizabeth has written a chapter for a book titled, "Potluck Wisdom for the Pharmaceutical Professional." This opportunity sparked her interest in writing and she went on to combine her love of baking and sharing recipes in the "Country Comfort "Series. She continues writing stories for local newspapers, works on her project's newsletter and has published both scientific and professional articles.