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Fifty Years of Fabulous Family Favorites: Starters, Sippers & Sweets

Fifty Years of Fabulous Family Favorites: Starters, Sippers & Sweets

by Cathy Burnham Martin
Fifty Years of Fabulous Family Favorites: Starters, Sippers & Sweets

Fifty Years of Fabulous Family Favorites: Starters, Sippers & Sweets

by Cathy Burnham Martin


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Rev up your taste buds with some 200 family favorite recipes from the author's immediate family and extended family, with emphasis on keeping it Super Simple. With background cultures that range from the British Isles to Armenia, Cathy Burnham Martin's family shares a cooking style that she dubbed as All-American Eclectic. Volume 1 of this 3-volume cookbook set of "Fifty Years of Fabulous Family Favorites: Starters, Sippers & Sweets" delivers delicious recipes to serve as appetizers or tapas, beverages, and a variety of desserts and sweet treats.

Starters range from Cheese Crisps, Incredible Crabbies, Perfect Pizza Pepperoni, Zippy Bloody Mary Dip, Tortellini Skewers, Espinaca de Catarina, and Pizza Pizza Dip to Super Simple Onion Rounds, Deviled Eggs Dijon, Classic Clams Casino, Shrimp Toast, Baked Sesame Chicken Bites, Curried Mini Quiches, and Bacon Stuffed Mushrooms.

Sippers include the Ain't Misbehavin' Bellini Martini, Café Martin Fuzzy Rosy Navel, Cranberry Smoothie, Snowball, Genuine Bellini a la Harry's Bar, Super Simple Mulled Cranberry, Office Party Punch and Family Friendly Sangria.

Sweets bring on delights like Mom's Too Too Too Good Gingerbread, Café Martin Crème de Menthe Brownies, Super Simple Chocolate Éclair Cake, Strawberry-Filled Angel Cake, Mom's Amazing Applesauce Cake, and Melt-in-Your-Mouth Lemon Sensation. Dessert fans will relish treats ranging from Mom's Super Simple Raspberry Ice Cream Pie, Cathy's Schnappy Peach Pie, Cashew Macadamia Crunch, and Dad's Super Simple Maple Snow to Mom Burnham's Whoppie Pies, Cathy's Fruit Streusel Bars, Super Simple Red, White & Blueberry Pie, Classic New England Plum Pudding, Dad's Perfect Lemon Sherbet, Marvelous Maple Mousse, and Super Simple Bananas Foster Bites.

Most recipes hail from many decades ago, while others were created more recently. Great food serves as the centerpiece for so many family gatherings and celebrations with friends. "Family Favorites" puts Super Simple cooking in your hands.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780977071166
Publisher: Quiet Thunder Publishing
Publication date: 03/24/2015
Series: Super Simple
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.42(d)

About the Author

Cathy Burnham Martin is a journalist, corporate communications geek, and dedicated foodie. A former news anchor, she has written, produced, and hosted dozens of groundbreaking documentaries, TV specials, and news reports, ranging from the Moscow Super Power Summit and the opening of the Berlin Wall to extensive coverage of NH's First-in-the-Nation Presidential Primaries. Cathy also managed an award-winning community access TV station and writes articles for the acclaimed blog.

A member of Actors Equity and business speaker, Cathy has been a Professional Member of the National Speakers Association since 1995. Enjoying adjunct faculty work, teaching persuasive public speaking and communications, Cathy earned a Master of Science in Corporate and Organizational Communications at Northeastern University in 2009. She also actively serves on boards for corporations and non-profits and was the 2009 recipient of Easter Seals' David P. Goodwin Lifetime Commitment Award.

Additional writing credits include 300+ episodes of New Hampshire Minutes, plus being a contributing author in books, including:
• The Communication Coach: Business Communication Tips from the Pros (1998) Jeffrey Tobe, Monroeville, PA
• A Healthier You (2005) Insight Publishing, Sevierville, TN

2007 saw the release of Cathy Burnham Martin's book, Dog Days in the Life of The Miles-Mannered Man, a whimsically philosophical collection of tall tales, wagging tails, and tantalizing treats, from Quiet Thunder Publishing in Manchester, NH.

This was followed by a number of other books, including:
• Fifty Years of Fabulous Family Favorites
• Sage, Thyme & Other Life Seasonings: Perspectives
• Of the Same Blood: Your Eurasian History
• Dockside Dining: Round One
• Dockside Dining: A Second Helping
• Cranberry Cooking
• Champagne! Facts, Fizz, Food & Fun

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