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Ann Romney’s New Cookbook: Family, Fun, and ‘Fluff’

In a USA Today interview with Susan Page, Ann Romney talks about her new cookbook, The Romney Family Table: Sharing Home-Cooked Recipes and Favorite Traditions (Shadow Mountain). The beautiful 224-page book features stories from the Romney family, gorgeous photos, and apparently a description of a Romney food group called “fluff.”  

What kind of recipes does Ann include?  She kept it simple, and shared with us some family favorites: Mimi’s Buttermilk Pancakes, Chicken Pot Pie, Welsh Skillet Cakes, and Mitt’s Meat Loaf Cakes.

Of course, it’s more than a cookbook, it’s a glimpse inside their very strong family. The interview has some wonderful tidbits, like the fact that she made pancakes for the Secret Service the day after the 2012 election. She also discusses whether another campaign is in the family’s future and explains why it became hard to count their grandchildren recently.  


Nancy French — Nancy French is a three-time New York Times best-selling author and a longtime contributor to National Review Online.

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