There’s nothing like the breezy days of summer...the freshest produce, grilling outdoors, swaying on the porch swing and watching the kids chase fireflies. A trip to the farmers’ market, or a short walk to your own backyard, give us reasons to share the most flavorful dishes with our family & friends. We're celebrating all these memories in the making with Summer in the Country.Breakfast is a breeze when serving Aunt Emma-line’s Strawberry Muffins, and packing a picnic or toting a dish to a reunion couldn’t be easier...just pair up Confetti Coleslaw with Beverly’s Fried Chicken. Firecracker Grilled Salmon and Sizzlin’ Chicken are perfect for the grill, while Toasted Taffy is a fast-fix campfire dessert.With a whole chapter of sweet treats, whipping one up is so easy...choosing between all the yummy choices is the hardest part! You’ll find recipes for old-fashioned favorites like Lazy Daisy Cake, Flowerpot Cupcakes and Watermelon Slice Cookies inside. We’ve also included a chapter of food gifts to give...straight from your summer kitchen. Aunt Marj’s Violet Jelly and Pioneer Day Blackberry Jam are two of our favorites.The weather is perfect, so set a date and call your friends, family & neighbors. It’s time to celebrate summer...in the country! 204 Recipes
Gooseberry Patch was founded in 1984 by Vickie Hutchins and Jo Ann Martin, two moms looking for a way to do what they loved and stay home with kids too. Gooseberry Patch is best known for their collection of family-friendly, community-style cookbooks. Each book is created with today's time-strapped, budget-conscious families in mind and filled with recipes shared by cooks all across the country… with some from friends in Canada and occasionally “across the pond”. Along with treasured family recipes, each book includes the stories the go along with these tried & true dishes.