Chances are, you had a grandmother who could make all the best family-pleasing dishes. She probably even had a secret or two for making them extra delicious...even a trick or two for tempting finicky kids' appetites. If you've ever wanted to make scrumptious home-cooked meals just like hers for your own family, you're in luck! Grandma's Favorites is filled with more than 200 well-loved, handed-down recipes shared by cooks across the country.
Your family's eyes are sure to light up as you serve up old-fashioned, made-from scratch dishes like golden roast chicken with all the fixings, comforting corn casserole or simmers-all-day vegetable beef soup. We've gathered time-saving recipes from up-to-date grandmothers for busy weeknight meals that are full of flavor too. How about skillet meatloaf or pork & cabbage noodle dinner, with quick hot rolls on the side? Of course, Grandma never forgot dessert and neither have we, with easy-to-make recipes for bubbly fruit crisps, frosted layer cakes and cookies by the dozen that will tempt everyone's sweet tooth. Each recipe uses familiar ingredients, with easy directions. You'll find lots of hints and tips for delicious cooking too.
Gooseberry Patch was founded nearly 30 years ago 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.