A celebration of the comforting flavors that nourish body and soul, this cookbook provides a wealth of inspiration for hearty home-cooked meals. Author Rick Rodgers offers over 100 heirloom recipes for America's most treasured comfort foods, all meant to be enjoyed around the kitchen table with family and friends. Resurrecting the rich, satisfying foods of childhood, this book covers every meal of the day – with plenty of options for dessert. Most recipes are accompanied by beautiful color photography, along with a story behind the dish, and suggestions on how you can make it your own. Irresistible highlights include blueberry pancakes, mac 'n' cheese, barbecued ribs, buttermilk fried chicken and fresh peach cobbler with homemade vanilla ice cream. Hardcover, 256 pages.