Dolly Parton Announces New Cookbook ‘Good Lookin’ Cookin” With Sister Rachel

Dolly Parton has announced the upcoming release of a new cookbook co-written by the country music icon and her sister Rachel Parton George.

In “Good Lookin’ Cookin’,” available September 17, Dolly and Rachel share tips for hosting events all year long, including twelve multi-course menus of cherished recipes for New Year’s Day, Easter, Mother’s Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and more.

You’ll learn how much butter or whipped cream goes into a “Dolly Dollop,” what condiment is almost always on the table at Parton family meals, and what special dish Rachel makes at Dolly’s request every year for her birthday.

Recipes include American classics such as Country Ham and Biscuits, Barbecue Spare Ribs, Family Favorite Meatloaf, Slaw of Many Colors, Watermelon Fruit Salad, Mac and Cheese, and Strawberry Shortcake.

“I love good cooking, but not as much as I love my sister Rachel,” Dolly says. “So, getting to combine the two was a joy beyond belief for me. I do believe you’re going to love all these great recipes, and I think you’re gonna have as much fun reading these stories and things that we put together for you as we did. I can’t wait to get this book in your hands, and for you to get this food on your table.”

“This book has always been a dream of mine,” Rachel shared. “Cooking with my sister Dolly, looking through favorite recipes and recalling stories has been great fun. Through the years, we’ve washed many dishes, cleaned up plenty of spills and shared a lot of laughter. And somehow, we always manage to end up with good lookin’ cookin’! Everyone knows Dolly as a great singer-songwriter – and she is – but she’s also very creative in the kitchen. I’m so excited to share this book with you so you can experience that yourself!”

Filled with more than 80 delicious dishes as well as photographs of Dolly and Rachel cooking and hosting all year long, “Good Lookin’ Cookin'” is a treasured cookbook.

“Good Lookin’ Cookin’,” by Dolly Parton and Rachel Parton George with Maurice Miner, is now available for pre-order at It will also be available as an audiobook from Penguin Random House Audio, read by Dolly Parton and Rachel Parton George.

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