Taste of Home Best Loved Recipes

20 Years In The Making, More Than 1,400 Recipes, Each with a Personal Story

Best Loved Recipes is Available in Print and ebook at www.BestLovedRecipes.com and Wherever Books are Sold

Sep 13, 2012, 12:51 ET from Taste of Home

NEW YORK, Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Taste of Home – a magazine read by 16 million people each month, a website visited by 5 million at the holidays, and a cooking school program attended by 300,000 people each year – celebrates home cooks across North America, honoring their recipes, traditions and memories of great food. Taste of Home commemorates 20 years of American cooks' favorite pastime, recipe sharing, with Taste of Home's Best Loved Recipes. This spectacular hard-bound collection of recipes from real home cooks is filled with mouth-watering favorites that will conjure up heavenly aromas, bring your family back to the dinner table, celebrate your favorite holidays, and help you create those memorable meal moments with family and friends that you'll treasure forever!

This collection celebrates true American cuisine with 1,485 of the most beloved dishes submitted by the Taste of Home audience.  Spanning the generations, each recipe has a very personal story of why it is so special to the cook who submitted it and his or her family.  They're all here – Saturday night appetizers, weeknight dinners, secret family recipes, potluck favorites and more.  Chapters also include some of the most cherished magazine features from over the years including: Mom Made it Best, Our Favorite Contributors' Meals, Mealtime Express, Cooking for One or Two, Grand-Prize Winners, and Potluck Picks. Recipes for all occasions include: Blueberry Cheesecake Flapjacks, Caramel Apple Bread Pudding, Creamy Seafood-Stuffed Shells, Chicken with Rosemary Butter Sauce, Magnolia Dream Cheesecake and Chocolate Ganache Tarts.  Each recipe has been evaluated and selected by the Taste of Home test kitchen as the best of the best, and can be recreated in your kitchen with affordable, readily accessible ingredients.  Plus, get practical, proven tips, storage charts, how-to photos, and at-a-glance prep and cook times so you'll enjoy perfect results every time.

Taste of Home Best Loved Recipes includes the following features:

  • 26 Chapters: covers everything you need for cooking for family and friends at home, from quick and easy dinners to desserts perfect for the holidays or any occasion
  • The personal stories that bring these family favorites to life
  • Top 100 all-time favorite recipes marked with an icon
  • Recipe comments from the Taste of Home website community
  • The Most Cherished Magazine Features: Mom Made it Best, Our Favorite Contributor's Meals, Mealtime Express, Cooking for One or Two, Grand-Prize Winners and Potluck Picks
  • 20 photo sections with 400 full-color photos
  • Prep/Cook times
  • Easy-to-follow directions
  • How-to photos and cooking tips
  • Ribbon marker

Taste of Home Best Loved Recipes is must-have for any home kitchen and is perfect for holiday gift giving.

Best Loved Recipes
Pub date:  July 13, 2012
ISBN:  978-0-89821-991-3
Available now at www.BestLovedRecipes.com and wherever books are sold.

About Taste of Home
Taste of Home is America's connection to the personal recipes of home cooks who bring family and friends together around the dinner table, particularly at the holidays. Each year, thousands of people from across the United States and Canada submit more than 40,000 recipes, of which 3,000 are published. Every published recipe is carefully evaluated and selected by the Taste of Home Test Kitchen, which ensures that it can be prepared with affordable, everyday ingredients. Taste of Home content is available in print; online at Tasteofhome.com; in books; via digital download on iPad, mobile apps and Kindle; and on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. Obtain a subscription at www.TasteofHome.com or on your favorite digital download device.

About Catherine Cassidy, Taste of Home Editor-in-Chief.
Catherine M. Cassidy is Editor-in-Chief of Taste of Home. She is responsible for driving editorial direction and product strategy across the brand's media platforms.  They include Taste of Home, the number one food and entertaining magazine in the world; TasteofHome.com; social media; special interest publications; and cookbooks. Cassidy has toured the country as the face of Taste of Home for national and local TV, radio, and newspaper interviews in support of the best-selling Taste of Home products, including its cookbooks. The Daily Meal has listed Cassidy as one of America's 50 Most Powerful People in Food in 2012.

Prior to joining Taste of Home, Cassidy served as Editor-in-Chief of Prevention magazine, the nation's largest health publication, at Rodale, Inc. Cassidy joined Rodale in 1986 as an associate editor in the book division, and was later named Executive Editor of Rodale's Custom Publishing division. She started her career at Runner's World and Fit magazines in Mountain View, California. Cassidy lives in Mequon, Wisconsin, with her husband and two daughters.

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SOURCE Taste of Home