The family of First Baptist Church invites you to stroll with us through the pages of Grace on Gaskin. From a historical avenue lined with dogwood trees to a church that desires to bring glory to God, one can enjoy a story of food, fellowship, and faith shared for decades.
The book is presented in 13 chapters containing recipes for all occasions and to appeal to every appetite. The perfect book for entertaining, this jewel offers traditional and unique menu selections that are light, fresh and flavorful to make even the beginner cook a hit with family and friends.
Favorite classic entrees and casseroles are presented along with unique selections like Smothered Quail and Rice Pilaf, Chicken Salad Amandine with Frozen Fruit Salad from noted restaurant, Old Rich’s Magnolia Room in Atlanta, and four different recipes for Brunswick Stew make this book an invaluable cooking resource for every age group. Unique seafood selections like Emmeline and Hessie’s Shrimp and Green Noodles, Okra Hushpuppies and appetizers like South Georgia Caviar featuring black eyed peas and delectable fruit selections, complement main courses with their bright colors and natural flavors while some of the best cakes and desserts round out an exhaustive array of over 600 recipes designed to make everyone from the experienced cook to the beginner a success in entertaining friends and family alike.
Bread, muffin and sweet lovers will find selections like Cast Iron Skillet Pecan Pie, German Chocolate Pecan Pie, Pecan Pie Muffins, Blueberry Gingerbread, and Georgia Cornbread, all with easy-to-follow directions to serve a memorable meal in short order.
Written in an approachable, conversational tone, with step-by-step instructions given in simple, short, and manageable terms, the 384-page cookbook is a durable laminated hardback with an inside double wire spiral enabling the gourmet to open the book to lie flat at any of the pages. A valuable source for entertaining, it is designed with a consumer-friendly style offering concise step-by-step directions and helpful hints to enable beginners and experienced cooks alike to serve delectable meals to their loved ones and guests.
The cookbook editors searched for years to find and test delicious recipes that have been shared time and time again with friends and loved ones and present them here with glimpses of the church’s heritage, as well as antidotal treasures of grace that will touch your heart. Their hope and prayer for readers is that God use Grace on Gaskin to bless you and your family and to remind you of His amazing grace as scripture records, “…but grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To Him be the glory, both now and to the day of eternity. Amen.” 2 Peter 3:18 (NASB).