Mrs. Rowe's Restaurant Cookbook

Mrs. Rowe's Restaurant Cookbook

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by Mrs Rowe's Family Restaurant, Mollie Cox Bryan
     
 
A collection of beloved comfort food recipes from the legendary Shenandoah Valley restaurant, Mrs. Rowe's.

In 1947, single mother Mildred Rowe started a small restaurant in the foothills of Appalachia. Today, her restaurant serves half a million locals and visitors a year, making it the most popular reason to stop over in Staunton, Virginia. MRS. ROWE'S

Overview

A collection of beloved comfort food recipes from the legendary Shenandoah Valley restaurant, Mrs. Rowe's.

In 1947, single mother Mildred Rowe started a small restaurant in the foothills of Appalachia. Today, her restaurant serves half a million locals and visitors a year, making it the most popular reason to stop over in Staunton, Virginia. MRS. ROWE'S RESTAURANT COOKBOOK tells the story of this Shenandoah Valley institution and collects the best of Mrs. Rowe's cherished home-style recipes--timeless American comfort food like spoon bread, fried chicken, and cherry pie. Illustrated with beautiful vintage photographs, this nostalgic tribute is guaranteed to fill hearts and bellies with a hankering for a real home-cooked meal.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Most of all, I love that this book captures the real meat of life, not just its gravy."
-Lily Binns, Saveur

"Sometimes recipes produce more than a good meal; they bring history to life. Such is the case with Mrs. Rowe's Restaurant Cookbook."
-Country Living Magazine

"Even those not familiar with Mrs. Rowe's will appreciate the collection of Southern and Appalachian favorites. . . Bryan's thoughtfully written portrait of the late Mildred Rowe adds to the charm."
-Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580087346
Publisher:
Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony
Publication date:
09/28/2006
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 10.28(h) x 0.88(d)

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Meet the Author

MOLLIE COX BRYAN is an award-winning writer and poet. She is a frequent contributor to GRIT magazine and has penned essays and articles for NPR's "Kitchen Window," Taste of the South magazine, and Virginia Living magazine. She is also a family life columnist for a local newspaper in Staunton, Virginia. She lives with her husband and two daughters in Waynesboro, Virginia.

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I've tried two recipes already--both wonderful and plan to try more. The story of Mrs. Rowe held my interest and I found Ms. Bryan's writing to be charming and easy. Hope she will write another soon!