From New York Times bestselling author Sandra Lee comes herdebut novel, a heartwarming story about food, family, and forgiveness.
Grace Holm-D’Angelois at her wit’s end, trying to create a new life from broken pieces. Newlydivorced, she is navigating suddenly becoming a single mother to her fourteen-year-olddaughter. Emma, resentful about being uprooted from Chicago to Los Angeles andstill reeling from the divorce, is generally giving her mother a hard time.
Then Grace’s bestfriend, Leeza, succumbs to breast cancer after a long battle, and Gracerealizes you don’t get a second chance at life. She returns to her hometown ofNew London, Wisconsin, to try to reconcile with her own mother, Lorraine, from whom she’s been estranged for longer than she cares to remember.
Over the course ofthe summer, Grace rediscovers the healing powers of cooking, coming to termswith your past, and friendship and learns you can go home again, and sometimesthat’s exactly where you belong.
The Recipe Box celebrates mothers, daughters, and friendships andalso features Sandra’s delicious original recipes.