"Betty Groff's Country Goodness Cookbook" by Betty Groff with illustrations by Lauren Jarrett. Published by Doubleday & Company, Inc., copyright 1981.
Deep in the heart of the rolling hills of Pennsylvania lies a restaurant that James Beard has called "one of the Steadfast outposts of true Americana." Throughout the years, Groff's Farm Restaurant serves the finest in country cooking ; fresh meat, vegetables, condiments, and sweets, all prepared to perfection in the best Mennonite tradition. The Groff Farm Restaurant is now closed.
Now Betty Groff, mistress of this marvelous country kitchen, shares her story and her recipes in this complete and beautiful cookbook. Here are over 350 dishes for all occasions, from a holiday dinner of shrimp, roast goose, gingerbread, and chocolate souffle, with all the trimmings; to a simple summer luncheon of sausage, potatoes, and broccoli; to such fantasies as a "Turtle Party" that features a large tortoise made of bread. Complete directions, including instructions for microwave cooking, make it easy for anyone to prepare wonderfully hearty meals at home, and each recipe is accompanied by tips and sources of such specialty items as dried sliced apples, an old Amish favorite.
Lavish color photographs of the farm, its restaurant and kitchen, its, garden and its grounds, and drawings by Lauren Jarrett, capture the homey atmosphere and solid, simple fare that have won Groff's Farm Restaurant a "family" of thousands all over the world.
The Country Goodness offers American dreams and a cornucopia of delightful cookery from the heart of the Land of Plenty.
320 page hard cover cook book in very good condition with no rips or tears. The only writing is by Betty Groff on the first page of the book. See the pictures for more detail.