Cookbook offers sophisticated ideas, recipes for family celebrations

By Kelly McPherson

For the Deseret News

Published: Tuesday, April 30 2013 3:05 p.m. MDT

Arrange soaked bread on top of the peaches. Pour as much remaining mixture over the bread as will fit in the dish without overflowing.

Place the dish on a baking sheet to catch any drips, cover loosely with aluminum foil, and bake for 30 minutes. Remove foil, and bake for 20–25 minutes more, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Dust with powdered sugar, and serve with Raspberry Syrup.

Raspberry Syrup

Mix the ingredients together and serve, or place in a blender and strain through a fine-mesh sieve.

12 ounces frozen raspberries, defrosted

1⁄4 cup pure maple syrup

"Celebrate Every Day," by Jaime Richardson

If you go ...

What: "Celebrate Every Day" book launch and Jaime Richardson book signing

When: Saturday, May 4, 2 p.m.

Where: The King's English, 1511 S. 1500 East, Salt Lake City


Note: Spots in the signing line are reserved for those who buy their copy at The King's English.

Kelly McPherson is a health educator at the University of Utah, a cyclist and a mother of five. Email:

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