William Morrow

While reading Martina McBride's Around The Table: Recipes and Inspiration for Gatherings Throughout the Year, readers won't be able to resist reminiscing about their own dinner parties over the years. 

"For me, a party is a gift for my friends and family," McBride writes. "My goal is to make each person feel special from the moment they receive the invitation until they walk out my door." (IX)

Martina McBride captures the importance of family and friends throughout the book's many pages. With thoughtful insights, memorable pictures of her family and meals, and the party planning tips she has learned along the way, McBride's affinity for the power of food and its ability to bring people together is tough to miss.

After reading McBride's new book, readers will look for reasons to honor the people they cherish. She has a gift for reminding us that parties can be simple and easy. All you need to do is gather Around The Table to see the possibilities!

AROUND THE TABLE
Recipes and Inspiration for Gatherings Throughout the Year

By Martina McBride
307 pp. Morrow. $29.99.

Want to try some of Martina's recipes from this book? She's shared some of them with us! Try her Autumn Chopped Salad with Balsamic-Poppy Seed Dressing, Butternut Ravioli, or her decadent Triple Chocolate Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies now!

Martina McBride (Photo courtesy Kristin Barlowe)

About Martina McBride

Martina McBride is one of country music's brightest stars. A singer/songwriter, she has been praised as the "Celine Dion of Country Music" for her powerful vocal range and big-voiced ballads.

Known for songs like "Concrete Angel," "I'm Gonna Love You Through It" and "A Broken Wing," she was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry in 1995. The Country Music Association named her Female Vocalist of the Year four times and the Recording Academy has nominated her for 14 Grammy Awards.