The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be. ~ Anne Frank
First of all, I must say I DO NOT get paid to endorse any products mentioned on this blog. I find things I like and simply share them with YOU- so that you can join in on the fun!
Secondly, I have to say I love, love, love Gooseberry Patch products. Even if you are a beginning cook, you simply can not go wrong with the recipes in these cookbooks. You will probably not be able to limit yourself to owning just one- they're addicting!!
They've also been featured in the latest issue of Mary Jane's Farm magazine.
They've been in business a long time, and have gotten better and better. I can't resist their graphics- I love anything with a tiny gingham print!
The recipes I've made have ALL come out good! Like I said, you won't go wrong. Just make sure you use all the ingredients called for in the recipes. I have found with using ANYONE'S cookbooks, that it is essential to use what is called for to get the results you want. Substitutions don't work, unless there is a substitution mentioned in the recipe.
The best-est Carrot Cake EVER-- and I've been around a while, guys and dolls!! I made these this past summer and OH MAN!! It was the best I've ever had-- and easy to make. I did use Paula Deen's recipe for the cream cheese frosting: (Click on Paula Deen to go to the website for her recipe.) I made a full recipe because I made two cakes, which is a lot of frosting-- and I had some leftover to frost an 8 x 8 pan of brownies too.)
I give these cookbooks a 10-10-10 rating:
East to follow, don't use unusual, hard to find ingredients, pictures are great, there's little interesting notes and stories, and the food is GOOD!