Acknowledgments. Introduction. Starters: Appetizers and Salads. Soups. Lunch. Weeknight Dinners: Meals for Every Day. Weekend Dinners: Meals for Entertaining. Sides and Casseroles. Vegetables. Desserts. Index.
ALLYSA TOREY opened Magnolia Bakery in New York's Greenwich Villagein the summer of 1996. When she wasn't baking,Allysa could be found around town singing with her fifties jazz band, The Allysa Torey Swing Band. She is also the coauthor of The Magnolia Bakery Cookbook, published in 1999, and the author of More from Magnolia, published in 2004. In the spring of 2002, she moved to her home in upstate New York full time to devote more time to writing and pursuing her other interests, such as gardening and cooking. She lives with her collies, Sam and Daisy.
"Like the cupcakes Torey makes at Magnolia Bakery, this book is a cutie. Filled with Catskills farmscapes, it'll make any cook with a hankering for the country happy. Driven by seasonal ingredients, these recipes are company-worthy and easy to boot" (New York Daily News, December 17, 2007) "...cheery...these are straightforward recipes to follow, and the result is a tasty blend of nostalgia and innovation." (Publishers Weekly, June 19, 2007)