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Country cooking - Alumni Profiles
September 2008 Issue
Beth Bernard—a mother of three from Tifton—didn’t think a homemade recipe book she made her sister two years ago would garner national media attention. But that’s what can happen when your little sister is country music star Trisha Yearwood (M ’86). “(The cookbook) started out as a binder my mom and I put together of recipes from our family and from people that we knew who had become like family,” says Bernard (BSA ’83, MS ’89). “My daughter made a little cover for it. And by that time, Trisha had already moved (to Oklahoma with husband Garth Brooks). So she put the two states, Georgia and Oklahoma, on it and called it something like Georgia Cooking in an Oklahoma Kitchen.” In April, Bernard, Yearwood and their mother, Gwen, released a “dressed-up” version of the original cookbook through Random House. It took them roughly a year and a half to compile the more than 120 recipes featured, but most of the foods …
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