Skillet Cornbread, Lemon Ricotta Pancakes, and Pies Galore, in So Much to Celebrate - Food & Beverage Magazine

Skillet Cornbread, Lemon Ricotta Pancakes, and Pies Galore, in So Much to Celebrate

In So Much to Celebrate: Entertaining the Ones You Love the Whole Year Through(March 2018), lifestyle guru, foodie and frequent entertainer Katie Jacobs provides readers with creative, tangible, and attainable ways to beautify their celebrations and create a lasting impact on holidays, weekends, or just because. Katie has a keen eye for beauty, having worked as a stylist, photographer, and content contributor for the likes of Reese Witherspoon’s lifestyle brand, Draper James, Pottery Barn, and many others.

With tips on how to prepare food and fun in advance, people will have the time to enjoy the festivities and make memories with those they hold most dear, rather than realize that the party is over and it’s already time to clean up. Katie’s advice will ensure that guests feel loved, cared for, and special—all things she has learned as a fourth-generation Nashvillian and Southern hostess.

So Much to Celebrate walks readers through every season. Regardless of when the reader picks up the cookbook, there will be ideas for any time of year. We’d be happy to share recipes and images from the book for any of your upcoming food coverage. We’ve included just a few examples of the contents below.


Spring: Gluten-free lemon ricotta pancakes; spiked pomegranate mint lemonade; chicken tortilla soup; lemon blueberry tartes; lemon whoopie pies with lavender icing; deviled eggs with bacon jam

Summer: Peanut butter pretzel milkshakes; homemade cherry limeade; peach caprese salad; fish tacos with grilled corn slaw and strawberry mango salsa; key lime coconut bars

Fall: Orange ricotta donuts; brulee topped pumpkin pie; roasted butternut squash quinoa salad; whole wheat flaxseed pumpkin waffles; skillet cheddar dill cornbread

Winter: Southern skillet cream biscuits; chicken and bacon corn chowder; Honey Mama’s pot roast; chocolate cake with raspberry buttercream; chocolate eclairs
Chock full of tips, recipes, full-color photos, and examples from her own parties, it is clear that Katie’s born-and-bred Southern charm and sensibilities have led to many successful, enjoyable, and memorable events. So Much to Celebrate will remind readers that there is much to be thankful for—especially the everyday joy of being surrounded by family and friends.
Katie Jacobs is a stylist, photographer, graphic designer, and foodie. A fourth-generation Nashvillian, she’s been featured in Martha Stewart Living, Southern Living Weddings, and Nashville Lifestyles, as well as on Inspired by This, Fashionable Hostess, and The Scout Guide. She has contributed content for Reese Witherspoon’s lifestyle brand, Draper James, Pottery Barn, and The Beaufort Bonnet Company, among others. Learn more on Katie’s food & lifestyle blog,
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