"In the Kitchen: A Gathering of Friends" Hardcover Cookbook Signed by Allison Waggoner
Gather in the kitchen with Allison Waggoner! Our very own Allison shares her kitchen skills in this delightful "In the Kitchen: A Gathering of Friends". It's filled with delicious dishes for every day of the week - recipes for breakfast, soups, side dishes, dinner, drinks and more. Plus, you'll find guest recipes by Kimberly Wells, Jamelle Kester, and Kevin Dundon. Signed by the author herself!
Growing up in the chocolate industry inspired a journey filled with delicious and innovative cuisine for Allison. As a classically trained chef, Allison began her career developing her family's gourmet chocolates, creating some of the finest award-winning confections in the world. Her culinary designs were featured in various prestigious retail magazines and she appeared on The Food Network to showcase her culinary skills.
Allison's culinary and marketing career brought her to the attention of television executives. She first appeared as a guest host, bringing her confections and family history to the home shopping industry. Now, Allison brings her love of food and favorite recipes to her cookbooks. Get your copy now and create your own memories with a little help from Allison!
In Her Own Words:
- Dimensions: 9"L x 7"W x 3/4"H
- Book Binding: Hardback; Dust Jacket with smooth, glossy finish
- Page Count: 160 pages, full color, 100 recipes
- Country of Origin: USA
"When I gather with my family and friends to celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, graduations,and Sunday mornings with the crossword, we celebrate with food. In a fast-moving world, I try to stop for a moment each day and be thankful over a delicious meal. I grew up in a home where my mom's Sunday night dinner was a time I looked forward to all week. My mom is kind, driven, and inspiring. She is thankful for every moment with her children and grandchildren and that love always comes across in her cooking. In culinary school, I was lucky enough to have amazing mentors. They taught me to appreciate ingredients that sometimes would have been overlooked. I realized in my classes that the serenity one feels when doing something they love and appreciate could bring them peace."
"Today, I love going to the market, finding fresh fruits and vegetables, and coming home to cook for my family and friends. Finding tomatoes that are so ripe they are sweet. Smelling fresh breads, knowing the dedication and soul that went into the twelve-hour baking process. It is, for me, an unapologetic way of finding a balance in my hectic life. I am blessed that I get to share those experiences with my daughter, Jordon. She reminds me of the lessons my mother taught me. Be kind, give love and share laughter. Growing up, I learned that one person alone does not make a conversation, nor does a tomato make a sauce. So invite a friend."