"Resident Foodie" David Venable Releases Newest Cookbook

WEST CHESTER, Pa., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ QVC's best-selling cookbook author and "Resident Foodie" David Venable is back with even more mouthwatering and memorable recipes in his second cookbook Back Around the Table: An "In the Kitchen with David" Cookbook from QVC's Resident Foodie. The new cookbook, which follows his 2012 best-seller, is scheduled to launch Sunday, July 6, 2014 at noon (ET) during QVC's most popular cooking show "In the Kitchen with David," which Venable hosts twice weekly. Venable's foodies and fans will be able to order the cookbook during an exclusive three-month pre-sale. The book will be published on October 7, 2014.

"I was overwhelmed by the positive support I received for my first cookbook," said Venable. "Working with Random House once again provides me with the opportunity to bring my latest and greatest comfort food favorites to foodies across the country. My new recipes in Back Around the Table aspire to bring families and friends together and keep them coming back to the table for more mouth-watering food and memorable times."

Venable's highly anticipated second cookbook from Ballantine Books, Back Around the Table: An "In the Kitchen with David" Cookbook from QVC's Resident Foodie will feature more than 100 brand-new recipes, as well as 30 fan favorites. This all-purpose cookbook, which is arranged like a collection of "mini" comfort-themed books including chapters, such as "Mix and Mingle," "Quick and Easy" and "Gather and Share," will highlight Venable's inventive spin on traditional comfort food favorites with tantalizing photographs, helpful sidebars and amusing personal anecdotes. America's adored Pioneer Woman, Ree Drummond, a frequent guest on "In the Kitchen with David," offers a foreword to this robust volume. QVC will feature a special edition of the cookbook, which will contain the bonus chapter "Comfort & Joy" with 10 additional holiday-themed recipes.

"David's infectious love for food and passion for cooking for his family and friends has made 'In the Kitchen with David' one of the most popular and well-regarded programs in the country," said Karen Fonner, vice president of content marketing and programming for QVC. "Back Around the Table perfectly captures David's enthusiasm and is sure to bring families together as they enjoy their favorite comfort foods."