Mennonite Girls Can Cook Celebrations Hardcover – Apr 16 2013
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This book is full of stories , as well as mouth watering recipes, beginning with birth and ending with life! The recipes are divided into sections under life celebrations, such as birth, childhood, marriage , and so on. Each begins with a section describing that specific part of life, in poetic form, or essay. Very thoughtful insight into the stages of life are well described. Then come a section of recipes to use on that particular occasion.
I was somewhat disappointed in the recipes. To be honest, I expected old fashioned Mennonite recipes. There were none to be seen!! This book was packed full of fashionable recipes that the in crowd would adore!! Me,..... not as much. Don't get me wrong, the recipes are fantastic, just not those that have been around for generations.
This book would be perfect for those planning one of these life events!! Your company would rave for weeks about the meal served! I did really enjoy the descriptions of life changes. They were thoughtful and made me really think about how they DO affect us as a person.
The Mennonite Girls share recipes to honor all of life. Join the girls for brunch celebrating a child's birth, campfire cooking with family, and even the more somber celebrations of a life well-lived. Filled from cover to cover with devotional reflections, personal stories, and beautiful photos, this book contains much more than recipes—it will soon become your kitchen companion for life's celebrations.
"Book has been provided courtesy of MennoMedia and Graf-Martin Communications, Inc.
Available at your favourite bookseller from Herald Press, a publishing imprint of MennoMedia".
Celebrations, with it's beautiful photography, mouth watering recipes, and inspiring stories and poetry from each of the contributors is such a treasure. It's like a breath of fresh air! I love the tutorial method of "how to" put the recipes together and suggestions on what food to serve at special family celebrations. I admire the fact that all royalties will be given to a charity that provides clean water to the needy in Africa.
I look forward to trying many of the recipes and using this book as a resource for inspiration when planning those special occasions in my own life.
The lessons on hospitality, faith, love of family and sisterhood have drawn me in to the lives of these amazing women who can indeed cook! Congratulations to all on another beautiful book.
Most recent customer reviews
Have tried out recipies - easy to follow, taste good. Got some tips that I incorporate in my coocking, awesome book.Published 8 months ago by Agnija
Beautiful book filled with wonderful, user-friendly recipes I will use for many years. The cinnamon rolls (which I usually ruin) was the best recipe I have ever used. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Charlotte
The book was a gift for my sister for her 60th birthday. She was really pleased to get it and will enjoy browsing through it.Published on June 9 2014 by Mavis Schulz
I would recommend this lovely book to anyone who adores and savores words and photos with lucious recipes inbetween. Beware of sharing this gem you may not get it back!Published on June 8 2014 by susan loeppky
Loved their first book so that I bought their second book as well for myself and all my daughters. The recipes are easily followed and are comfort food. Read morePublished on Feb. 4 2014 by joyce kehler
A nice variety of recipes for various occasions. The recipes are easy to follow and a background on the ladies is nice as well.Published on Jan. 30 2014 by Susan Bellwood
Very well done. Great content, layout and overall design. Photography excellent.
Great gift idea. Enjoyable reading aside from the recipe content.