For Immediate Release
Cookbook Celebrates Foods of Pennsylvania
University Park, Pa.--Experienced cooks and novices alike will
enjoy the variety of recipes in Seasons of Central Pennsylvania,
A Cookbook by Anne Quinn Corr. The book of recipes published by
Penn State Press celebrates the natural bounty of rural central
Organized by seasons, the book features more
than 30 original and adapted recipes in each section. Photos and
vignettes on area cooks and stories about local events and activities
celebrate each season Pennsylvania style. The recipes include
a wide variety of local ingredients, but also showcase the region's
cultural diversity with appetizing international recipes.
the land of venison and shoo-fly pie, Central Pennsylvania now
enjoys foods from around the world along with those traditional
favorites," said Bill Welch, Mayor of State College, Pa. "Culinary
columnist Anne Quinn Corr -- a fine cook herself -- serves up
savory examples of our developing Central Pennsylvania cuisine
in this outstanding cookbook. The photos of our friends and
neighbors preparing these dishes add spice to the dish."
Corr, who has cooked professionally for more
than 30 years, teaches basic food preparation at Penn State University.
Many of the recipes and photographs included in Seasons of Central
Pennsylvania were first published in the author's food column
in the Centre Daily Times, the newspaper of Central Pennsylvania.
The Penn State University Press publishes scholarly books and
journals, as well as more popular regional works. Publishing an
average of 70 books per year, the Press concentrates on titles
in art history, literary criticism, philosophy, religion, history,
political science, and sociology. Seasons of Central Pennsylvania
is part of the Press's Keystone Book Series. The series publishes
regional titles on Pennsylvania culture, nature, and history.
Editors: Anne Quinn Corr is available for interviews. Please
contact, Susan Shoup, for additional information or to receive
a media copy of Seasons of Central Pennsylvania.