Harvest Cookbook: Country Comfort

Harvest Cookbook: Country Comfort
Over 100 Recipes to Warm the Heart & Soul

Written by Monica Musetti-Carlin and Mary Elizabeth Roarke

Category: Cooking
Format: Trade Paperback
On Sale: August 24, 2010
ISBN: 978-1-57826-359-2 (1-57826-359-X)

Featuring time-honored American recipes, Country Comfort: Harvest Cookbook pairs seasonal foods with all the stories, memories, and traditions that make every meal special. Whether it's a leisurely breakfast, quick lunch, or hearty family dinner, Country Comfort: Harvest Cookbook features over 100 healthy and delicious recipes that will bring the harvest season's colorful abundance right to your table.
Each meal is carefully crafted from professional and at-home chefs across the country to highlight the delicious flavors in everything from red tomatoes to fiery orange pumpkins. Throughout the book, accompanying anecdotes and tips inspire the mind and warm the heart.
Some of the comforting and unforgettable recipes featured in Country Comfort: Harvest Cookbook include Garden Herbed Seared Chicked with Red Pepper Sauce, Eggplant Parmigiana Siciliana, Autumnal Crepes, Lobster Salad on Garlic Crostini, Pumpkin Ravioli with Butter and Sage, Toasted Butter Pecan Cake, and so much more.
Country Comfort: Harvest Cookbook also includes:

  • Ideas for homemade gifts
  • Tips on baking and cooking methods
  • Customized seven day menu planner
  • List of must-have ingredients and tools for a chef's kitchen 

Eating at home saves money, strengthens family bonds, and allows for creativity in cooking. Whether you're an experienced chef looking for new ideas, or a beginner who prefers easy-to-follow recipes, Country Comfort: Harvest Cookbook provides a fresh, healthier spin on traditional comfort food and is sure to bring new and exciting meal traditions into your home to be treasured for years to come!


Monica Musetti-Carlin holds a degree in liberal arts and is an award-winning media consultant for a chain of newspapers on Long Island. As a journalist, lecturer and “foodie” with over 30 years of experience in media, she continues to contribute to such publications as The New York Times, New York Magazine and many New York weeklies. Through her advertising agency, she has had the opportunity to work with Jane Brody, Pete Seeger and Yoko Ono. Most recently, in addition to writing the Country Comfort series, she is completing several nonfiction and fictional works in progress and is looking to enhance the marketing and distribution of her recipe and craft product lines.
Mary Elizabeth Roarke earned a Pastry & Baking Arts degree from her time at culinary school. She currently bakes alongside her daughter in their catering business on Long Island where she resides with her husband and four kids. She also has a BS in Nursing and has worked in the field for over 30 years, now working in clinical research as a global study manager with a pharmaceutical company. Mary Elizabeth has written a chapter for a book titled, Potluck Wisdom for the Pharmaceutical Professional. This opportunity sparked her interest in writing and she went on to combine her love of baking and sharing recipes in the Country Comfort Series. She continues writing stories for local newspapers, works on her project’s newsletter and has published both scientific and professional articles.