A former magazine editor, Elir Griffith's new mission is to help busy families across America discover a virtually unkwn benefit of family meals. Food is, of course, one of the greatest experiences binding a family together. But the real culinary jackpot hasn't been well-chronicled, until w. It turns out certain homemade meals are also ideal for spooning in the key ingredient for happy, resilient and thriving families. We're talking about VIRTUES-important qualities like love, honesty and resourcefulness. Simply put, specific recipes can serve up specific virtues. By using a new technique kwn as Virtues Cooking, you can pair a recipe with a virtue. And by experimenting with Virtues Cooking, you urish t only a child's stomach but also heart and spirit, and all-important character. You can strengthen your family. You can course-correct and see results right away.The Virtues-Cooking technique is really quite fun. You just focus on a virtue, cook up an appropriate recipe that reinforces that virtue... and make the idea sizzle and stick.This 294-page, 8 x 10-inch family keepsake book can change your life. It is filled with delicious recipes (42 in all) and engaging stories, inspirational quotes, beautiful photos and original whimsical art.The Virtues of Cooking is part inspirational how-to, part culinary memoir, part cookbook. It's an unconventional recipe for a good life.