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.Reviews"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.
About the Author
An award-winning writer and poet, MOLLIE COX BRYAN is a parenting columnist for a local newspaper in Staunton, Virginia, and is a frequent contributor to
JANE and MICHAEL STERN are the authors of the best-selling "Roadfood "and the acclaimed memoir "Two for the Road. "They are contributing editors to Gourmet, where they write the James Beard Award-winning column "Roadfood," and they appear weekly on NPR's "The Splendid Table. "Winners of a James Beard Lifetime Achievement Award, the Sterns have also been inducted into the Who's Who of Food and Beverage in America.