Holidays Cookbook

Country Comfort: Over 100 Recipes to Warm the Heart & Soul

By Monica Musetti-Carlin; Mary Elizabeth Roarke
(Hatherleigh Press, Paperback, 9781578263806, 240pp.)

Publication Date: September 28, 2010

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback

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Description

Country Comfort: Holidays Cookbook pairs festive foods with the stories, memories, and traditions that make every celebration special. Whether you’re planning a menu for Christmas, Chanukah, Thanksgiving, or New Year’s, Country Comfort: Holidays Cookbook features over 100 time-honored American recipes that bring all the flavors of the holiday season to your dinner table.
 
Each recipe has been carefully crafted to highlight the delicious flavors in everything from plump and juicy cranberries to savory roasted turkey. Some of the comforting recipes featured in Country Comfort: Holidays Cookbook include Roast Duck with Apricot Gravy, Cornbread Stuffing with Apple and Sausage, Chocolate Almond Walnut Biscotti, Sweet Potato Latkas with Thyme, Roast Pork with Plums, Gingerbread Cookies, and so much more.
 
Country Comfort: Holidays Cookbook also includes:
• Tips on baking and cooking methods
• Ideas for homemade gifts
• A customized holiday menu planner
• And more…
 
Eating at home saves money, strengthens family bonds, and allows for creativity in cooking. Whether you’re a beginner who prefers easy-to- follow recipes or an experienced chef looking to expand your culinary horizons, Country Comfort: Holidays Cookbook provides a fresh and healthy update to seasonal celebrations and will bring new and exciting meal traditions into your home.




About the Author

Monica Musetti-Carlin holds a degree in liberal arts and is an award-winning media consultant for a chain of newspapers on Long Island. As a journalist, lecturer and “foodie” with over 30 years of experience in media, she continues to contribute to such publications as The New York Times, New York Magazine and many New York weeklies. Through her advertising agency, she has had the opportunity to work with Jane Brody, Pete Seeger and Yoko Ono. Most recently, in addition to writing the Country Comfort series, she is completing several nonfiction and fictional works in progress and is looking to enhance the marketing and distribution of her recipe and craft product lines.
 
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.

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