The Old Farmhouse Kitchen: Recipes and Old-Time Nostalgia (Paperback)

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This cookbook is the BEST. Homestyle cooking with ingredients you will already have in your cupboards. Author Fran Gilette takes you on a journey through her family life on the farm in Washington state with delicious, easy recipes that you and your family with love. Wonderful full-color photos. Try the Cabbage Patch salad or the Pretzel salad (really a dessert, great for card club or neighborhood get-togethers). Recipes for bread, cookies, and a full menu of main entrees and sides. And so inexpensive. Two more farm cookbooks followed this one to market, and we have them both. Roxanne Laney, owner, Arts & Letters.

— From What's Cooking?


What evokes the same happy memories as licking an ice cream cone, Mom's fresh cookies, the old swimming hole, gathering with your cousins and lots of the best food in the world? At least, in your own world My goal with writing this Farm Cookbook is to provide the subtle ambiance a farm life as it created in your own kitchen Whether you are a farm girl or a farmer, or just wish you were, this book will produce irresistible creations and charm. Within yourself, there must be the desire to cook recipe with simple goodness, a recipe easy to follow that will, and does, provide refreshing success.

About the Author

Frances Anna Gillette was born in Vancouver, Washington, and raised in Yacolt, Washington. Fran is the oldest of seven children and learned to cook at a very young age, when food on the farm was simple and wholesome. Frances A. Abernathy married Francis W. Gillette in 1959; together they were blessed with eight children. "The Old Farmhouse Kitchen" is Fran's fourth published and copyrighted cookbook. Fran printed "Tastes of Country" four times and now those books are gone. This book contains several of those treasured recipes. Fran says "Thank you" to all the people who have bought and used her recipe books. Her goal is to share good recipes and she feels passionate about keeping good food on the table.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780963606648
ISBN-10: 0963606646
Publisher: Fran Gillette Cookbooks
Publication Date: June 1st, 2007
Pages: 198
Language: English