Brian Noyes, founder of the beloved Red Truck Bakery in Marshall, Virginia, and author of theRed Truck Bakery Cookbook, presents more than 95 all-new, comforting recipes celebrating ingredients and traditions from the bakery’s home on the edge of the Shenandoah Valley and the Blue Ridge mountains. With small-town charm, an emphasis on local, seasonal produce, and country comfort inspiration from the 170-year-old farmhouse where the bakery began,TheRed Truck Bakery Farmhouse Cookbookfeatures Brian’s favorite savory recipes and old-time classics from family, friends, and the bakery archives. This is the food that Brian cooks at home as well as for the bakery’s thousands of customers nationwide—plus recipes for favorite Red Truck Bakery dishes that have not been shared before.
From delightful lunch and dinner options like Potato & Pesto Flatbread, Corn Crab Cakes with Jalapeño Mayonnaise, Mid-July Tomato Pie, Pork Tenderloin with Rosemary and Blueberries, and Sweet Potato and Poblano Enchiladas, to knockout desserts like Lexington Bourbon Cake, Virginia Peanut Pie, and Caramel Cake with Pecans (whichGarden & Gunmagazine called “the perfect Southern dessert”), the recipes inTheRed Truck BakeryFarmhouse Cookbookare what we are all craving—unfussy, homey, Southern-leaning dishes that focus on local produce but don’t shy away from decadence. And for those who are eating vegetarian or vegan, there are plenty of plant-based options, like a vegan and gluten-free Coffee Cake, Carrot & Leek Pot Pies, Mushroom-Ricotta Lasagna with Port Sauce, and the Bakery’s beloved “Beetloaf” Sandwiches.
True to the spirit of the Red Truck Bakery, the recipes in theRed Truck Bakery Farmhouse Cookbookdeliver unfailingly delicious comfort all year round.