The Small Town Big Kitchen Cookbook, is all about home, hearth and heart. Italian-American Annette Marie Vitalone shares recipes from her family and friends certain to invoke memories of favorite childhood recipes. Amateur and seasoned chefs alike will indulge their cravings for apple pie, baked manicotti and traditional Italian Christmas cookies, just a few of the time-honored classics no longer found at the local Italian bakery. Annette's Old World heritage and New World techniques are evident in the recipes and commentary in the Small Town Big Kitchen Cookbook. The creations are sure to stir fond reminiscences and create new memories and traditions for years to come.