“Fans of Ree Drummond’s ‘Pioneer Woman’ culinary brand and Jill Winger’s ‘Prairie Homestead’ books will find Schoenith’s charming debut to be an equally beguiling introduction to cooking good old-fashioned food and living a simpler life.”—Library Journal
“The Heirloomed Kitchen is a beautiful, inspiring cookbook marked by warm Southern hospitality and nostalgia for days gone by.”—Foreword Reviews
Ashley Schoenith’s The Heirloomed Kitchen: Made-from-Scratch Recipes to Gather Around for Generations takes us back to our grandmother’s kitchen with enticing aromas and made-from-scratch meals cooked with love.
Ashley Schoenith’s The Heirloomed Kitchen is a carefully curated cookbook with nostalgic-style photography that beautifully presents the food while also showcasing heirloom cookware, serving vessels and utensils, and the gracious gentility of Southern hospitality. The recipes are slow-paced and packed with family memories taken from those splattered, handwritten recipe cards passed down from mother to child to grandchild.
The 100 plus recipes, along with elegant photography, bring you to the table for family meals with breakfasts, appetizers, soups, salads, main dishes, sides, desserts, special holiday gatherings, and, of course, classic drinks for the cocktail hour. You’ll find Flaky Buttermilk Biscuits, Fried Green Tomatoes, Chicken and Dumplings, St. George Island Shrimp and Grits, Cornmeal-Fried Okra, Banana Pudding Cups, Wild Strawberry Shortcakes, Derby Mint Juleps, and Back Porch Sun Tea all calling you to the dining room for food, family, and memory making.
Ashley Schoenith is a self-proclaimed old soul on a mission to keep family recipes and heirlooms around for future generations. From a young age, she always had an affinity for history, made-from-scratch cooking, a love of craftsmanship, a fondness for vintage details, and an obsession with preserving things from the past. Schoenith is a designer and entrepreneur of the brand Heirloomed, mom to Wyatt, Sawyer, and Waylon and wife to Shane. She was born and raised in the South as an eighth-generation Floridian who now resides in Atlanta, GA.
“The Heirloomed Kitchen is a visually stunning book, beautifully styled with Ashley's textiles and family keepsakes. Ashley's organic sensibility to both her day job, as a textile designer, and her approachable and comforting family of recipes make me want to dive in and live in this book. If you do not already have a soft spot for the south, it's heritage, traditions and history, follow Ashley's recipes for gathering around a table, a well set table, and enjoy your family and friends.”—Anne Quatrano, author of Summerland, chef & owner, Bacchanalia & Star Provisions
“It's no surprise that Ashley's strong sense of place rings true throughout this beautiful book. Nods to Ice Milk and Parker House Rolls were a reminder to rediscover the simple recipes tied to memories of my childhood. Her thoughtful notes, storied recipes, and signature aesthetic will no doubt inspire readers to honor and create their own unique traditions around the table.”—Carrie Morey, author of Hot Little Suppers & owner of Callies Hot Little Biscuit
“The Heirloomed Kitchen is a treasure trove of time-honored recipes that celebrate the cherished tradition of gathering together around dishes that will always feel like home. Each page is a delicious journey, and Ashley has masterfully captured the joy of Southern cooking. This book is a must-have for anyone who believes the best meals are made with love and enjoyed with family."—Courtney Dial Whitmore, author of The Southern Entertainer's Cookbook