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Vineyard Seasons: More from the Heart of the Home
by Susan Branch (Goodreads Author)
"Vineyard Seasons ... was inspired by the four seasons on the New England island of Martha’s Vineyard where I live. In this one, the fans go crazy for the Lemon Noodles and my mom’s yummy Spareribs and Juice, just to mention two. Vineyard Seasons also has a special section for Tea, which is where you’ll find the recipe for my famous delectable melt-in-your-mouth Orange Cak ...more
Hardcover, 160 pages
Published October 19th 1988 by Little Brown and Company
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Susan Branch's books always make me so happy, like a big hug from a very good friend. I finally figured out why - they remind me of the picture books by Gyo Fujikawa that I read to my girls when they were small, with recipes. And good recipes too I might add. Whenever I feel down or blue, or even if it's a cloudy day in need of sunshine, I pull one of her books off the shelves and leaf through. Reading her words, looking at the wonderful art work and meditating on the poetry quotes is often enou ...more
This is one of those books that I fall back on time and time again. I have been cooking from it for 10 years plus and will keep cooking from it forever! Ha ha! It is one of my staples. Branch's recipes are the perfect combination of homey and gourmet. They are elegant yet approachable. I love Angel Hair and Shrimp, anything in her vegetable section, Chicken in Phyllo and there's a whole section on tea time. Susan Branch cooks with love and teaches you how to too!
I'm the author of the Heart of the Home series of hand-written and watercolored books, and most recently, a three-part illustrated memoir that begins with The Fairy Tale Girl (as the appetizer), goes to Martha's Vineyard, Isle of Dreams (for main course), and then (for dessert) it's A Fine Romance, Falling in Love with the English Countryside. (You can take the girl out of the cookbook, but you ca ...moreMore about Susan Branch...