"best and easiest piecrusts I've ever made."
"...the Grateful Dead Black Bean Burger...was declared the best veggie burger ever." (Robin Currie, Philadelphia Inquirer)
"...highly recommended for anyone who loves comfort food or cookbooks that evoke a strong sense of place." (Critics Magazine)
"Recipes...provide a powerful set of dishes perfect for any regional American cookery library." (Midwest Book Review)
"...virtual tour of all those foods and their quintessentially Southern applications."
"You'll find hospitality in the form of fried tomatoes over cheese grits, a Southern fried chicken BLT, sweet potato pancakes and more."
"Innovative flavor pairings also figure strongly..."
"...just flipping through the cookbook can certainly prove inspirational." (Food Management Magazine)
"Replete with mouthwatering recipes and alluring pictures of the food and Asheville vistas, it represents the cafe just right." (Marion Sullivan, Books for Cooks, Charleston Post & Courier)
Named one of the "8 Best Southern Cookbooks" (Amanda Waas, Community Table, division of Parade Magazine)