Autumn…there’s a nip in the air, trees are bursting with color and children are headed off to school. Sweet memories are calling us back to our hometown.
In Autumn in the Country we’ve gathered a cornucopia of delicious recipes and clever tips for making the most of this delightful time of year. Linger with friends over Caramel French Toast for breakfast. Then pack a picnic basket with Oven-Fried Pecan Chicken and Apple Butterscotch Bars and head out for fall fun…auctions, barn sales, small-town festivals, maybe even a hayride by moonlight.
A thermos of White Hot Chocolate will keep you toasty warm, watching the Veterans’ Day parade. Savor autumn’s bounty at a farmers’ market and put up a batch or two of Gran’s Pear Honey and Rosie Red Beet Pickles.
Before you know it, Thanksgiving has arrived and it’s time to go home to Grandma’s. Uncles, aunts and cousins are there, and the Herbed Roast Turkey is in the oven, along with Orange-Maple Glazed Yams…there’s Perfect Pumpkin Pie for dessert too! Easy decorating tips and ideas will help you make the most of this wonderful season with family & friends. So, take a break from raking leaves, relax over a mug of spicy mulled cider and enjoy. Wishing you a old-fashioned autumn to remember. Hardcover, 224 pages. (9-1/4" x 6-1/2")
Back in 1984, we were next-door neighbors raising our families in the little town of Delaware, Ohio. Two moms with small children, we were looking for a way to do what we loved and stay home with the kids too. We had always shared a love of home cooking and making memories with family & friends and so, after many a conversation over the backyard fence, Gooseberry Patch was born. We put together our first catalog at our kitchen tables, enlisting the help of our loved ones wherever we could. From that very first mailing, we found an immediate connection with many of our customers and it wasn't long before we began receiving letters, photos and recipes from these new friends. In 1992, we put together our very first cookbook, compiled from hundreds of these recipes and, the rest, as they say, is history. Hard to believe it's been over 25 years since those kitchen-table days! From that original little Gooseberry Patch family, we've grown to include an amazing group of creative folks who love cooking, decorating and creating as much as we do. Today, we're best known for our homestyle, family-friendly cookbooks, now recognized as national bestsellers. One thing's for sure, we couldn't have done it without our friends all across the country. Each year, we're honored to turn thousands of your recipes into our collectible cookbooks. Our hope is that each book captures the stories and heart of all of you who have shared with us. Whether you've been with us since the beginning or are just discovering us, welcome to the Gooseberry Patch family!