Dolly Parton Shares Family Recipes In New Cookbook

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Emma Riley Sutton

Dolly Parton just can not stop herself. This country music icon and megastar does not know the meaning of slow down. To prove this, the “I Will Always Love” singer teamed up with her sister, Rachel Parton George, to create cookbook. The cookbook is titled “Good Lookin’ Cookin’.”

Dolly Parton and Rachel Parton George

Dolly Parton and Rachel Parton George are only two the 11 children their parents had. They grew up together in Sevierville, Tennessee, near the Smoky Mountains.

These two sisters grew up eating their mother’s down-home cooking. They then grew up to cook that same food as adults. Dolly Parton and her younger sister are now sharing that down-home cooking with the world.

The Recipes In The Dolly Parton Cookbook

The Parton sisters have shared more than 80 of their family recipes. In “Good Lookin’ Cookin’,” cooks will find family recipes such as macaroni and cheese, spare ribs and strawberry shortcake.

The “Coat Of Many Colors” singer even included her family’s traditional Christmas chicken and dumplings recipe. This is a dish Parton still cooks every Christmas. There are also some added touches that gives insight to the Parton family’s table. One such touch is which condiment is never absent from Parton family meal. There is also the special dish Rachel Parton George makes for her older sister every year on her birthday.

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Dolly Parton-YouTube

Dolly Parton Is All About Family

As much as this beloved country music singer and songwriter loves her country music career, she loves her family even more. Of course, there is her love for good food. Add to that the “Jolene” singer’s love for cooking and “Good Lookin’ Cookin'” became a collaboration with her sister she could not pass up.

“I love good cooking, but not as much as I love my sister Rachel. So, getting to combine the two was a joy beyond belief for me,” Parton explained.

“Good Lookin’ Cookin'” Release Date

The cookbook Dolly Parton and Rachel Parton George created together will be released later this fall. The exact date of “Good Lookin’ Cookin'” is September 17th, 2024.

The release date for “Good Lookin’ Cookin'” is absolutely perfect. Along with great down-home cooking and personal tidbits about the Parton family, there is also bonus material included. Dolly Parton will be sharing some of her tips for hosting any and every holiday.

Lauren Alaina and Dolly Parton/Credit: Lauren Alaina Instagram
Lauren Alaina and Dolly Parton/Credit: Lauren Alaina Instagram

Tell us what you think. Will you buying Parton and her sister’s new cookbook in September? Are excited to get some insights on the Parton family and their family traditions? Which recipe do you think you will want to try first? What kind of tips do you think Dolly has for making holiday meals spectacular? Sound off in the comment section below.




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