|About the Book|
Goodness Gracious starts with a batch of wonderful recipes and heartfelt illustrations, then mixes in a flavorful philosophy: Good food shared among friends is wonderful, but the flavor of the friendships is even more important.Writer Roxie KelleyMoreGoodness Gracious starts with a batch of wonderful recipes and heartfelt illustrations, then mixes in a flavorful philosophy: Good food shared among friends is wonderful, but the flavor of the friendships is even more important.Writer Roxie Kelley and illustrator Shelly Reeves Smith have done it again. Their fourth in a successful series of illustrated cookbooks, Goodness Gracious shines with heart and soul. More than just a collection of entrées, side dishes, and desserts, this lavishly illustrated book combines easy-to-prepare recipes with tips designed to help readers lead a more positive life. The result is an inspiring volume on making a house a home.With recipes such as Apple Streusel Tea Loaf, Company Carrots, Baja Lasagna, and Pumpkin Cheesecake Tarts, Goodness Gracious is brimming with yummy taste treats. In addition, the book offers a grace note at the end of each chapter as guides to more graceful living. Shellys beautiful, watercolor illustrations permeate Goodness Gracious, giving the book a quality that readers find refreshing, gracious, and accessible.Roxie and Shelly have developed a loyal following of customers since 1992 when they published their first cookbook, which is still in print. Theyve combined forces to create three illustrated cookbooks, Keeping Good Company, With Heart and Soul, and Just a Matter of Thyme, along with the gift books Sisters as Friends, Friends as Sisters, and A Home Within. In this new book, the duo again delivers on their commitment to sharing their best ideas on good food and gracious living.