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Upscale Downhome
Family Recipes, All Gussied Up
By (author): Rachel Hollis
9781250078841 Paperback, Trade English General Trade COOKING / Comfort Food Oct 18, 2016 Print Run: 40000
$27.99 CAD
Active 8.01 x 8.86 x 0.65 in 272 pages Includes color photographs throughout St. Martin's Press A Thomas Dunne Book for St. Martin's Griffin

Recipes for affordable meals presented so polished you'd never know their "lowbrow" origins, complete with tips and tricks that prove fabulous hosting doesn't have to break the bank.

Rachel Hollis, blogger and founder of "The Chic Site," which reaches over 600,000 users a month, delivers this swoon-worthy cookbook packed with delicious and easy comfort food that's sure to wow at both family suppers and the fanciest dinner parties.

Rachel puts a finger-licking gourmet twist on classic American favorites in sections that include recipes for:

*Casseroles: balsamic bacon-wrapped meatloaf, bacon and green chili mac n'cheese
*Potluck: loaded baked potato salad, seven layer salad
*Dips: grilled guacamole, corn dip, chili cheese dip, pizza dip
*Sips: strawberry rosemary moonshine, Grandma's sweet tea
*Somethin' Sweet: banana pudding parfaits, Mema's carrot cake

Packed with big flavor and simple enough for a beginner home cook to master, Upscale Downhomefocuses on great-tasting food and beautiful presentation that is guaranteed to impress. This is the kind of food that we all like to eat, served up with a chic twist.

RACHEL HOLLIS is the founder of, where readers can find recipes, as well as party planning and lifestyle advice and the author of theNew York Times bestsellerGirl, Wash Your Face. She also founded the event planning firm Chic Events, and six years laterInc. magazine named her one of the top thirty entrepreneurs under thirty years of age. She is a regular contributor to theHuffington PostandPopSugar, and she has appeared onThe Rachael Ray Show, The Talk, Extra, and many more shows. She lives in Texas with her husband and four children.

"National Broadcast Publicity National Print Publicity Online Publicity Online Advertising Email Marketing Campaign Library Marketing Campaign Online Promotion with Blog Outreach Campaign Cookstr Promotion SMP Kitchen Promotion Social Media Campaign Active on Facebook: /theChicSite, 424k likes Active on Twitter: @msrachelhollis, 14k followers Active on Pinterest: /msrachelhollis, 24k followers Active on Instagram: /msrachelhollis 23k followers Active on YouTube: /MyChicLife Preorder Campaign"

Advance Praise forUpscale Downhome

"This book is full to the brim of recipes that make me want to spend more time in the kitchen, tips that make me feel like I can entertain even (or especially) on a limited budget, and encourage a more chic lifestyle in general.”
--Mique Provost of the Thirty Handmade Days blog and author ofMake & Share Random Acts of Kindness: Simple Crafts and Recipes to Give and Spread Joy

"As a true food enthusiast, Rachel’s book makes me salivate from the cozy, soul-filling recipes with dishes you just want to make for everyone you love."
--Joy Cho of the Oh Joy! blog and author ofOh Joy! Sixty Ways to Create and Give Joy

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