Joanna Gaines Magnolia Table

Last updated date: December 30, 2020

DWYM Score

8.8

Joanna Gaines Magnolia Table

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Overall Take


In our analysis of 34 expert reviews, the Joanna Gaines Joanna Gaines Magnolia Table placed 8th when we looked at the top 10 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Jo believes there's no better way to celebrate family and friendship than through the art of togetherness, celebrating tradition, and sharing a great meal. Magnolia Table includes 125 classic recipes—from breakfast, lunch, and dinner to small plates, snacks, and desserts—presenting a modern selection of American classics and personal family favorites. Complemented by her love for her garden, these dishes also incorporate homegrown, seasonal produce at the peak of its flavor. Inside Magnolia Table, you'll find recipes the whole family will enjoy, such as: Chicken Pot Pie. Chocolate Chip Cookies. Asparagus and Fontina Quiche. Brussels Sprouts with Crispy Bacon, Toasted Pecans, and Balsamic Reduction. Peach Caprese. Overnight French Toast. White Cheddar Bisque. Fried Chicken with Sticky Poppy Seed Jam. Lemon Pie. Mac and Cheese. Full of personal stories and beautiful photos, Magnolia Table is an invitation to share a seat at the table with Joanna Gaines and her family.

Expert Reviews

Expert Summarized Score

8.4
2 expert reviews

User Summarized Score

9.6
14,596 user reviews

What experts liked

Overall, I found the book is worth its weight in gold—if you’re looking for some simple classic meals, and for a wholesome way to splurge once in a while in your own kitchen.
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The recipes have easy to follow instructions and, for the most part, require common ingredients that are easy to find.
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What experts didn't like

Magnolia Table doesn't list calorie counts or other nutritional info in its pages.
- Cooking Light
Lots of gorgeous photos of food made with canned ingredients, store bought mixes, condensed soup, etc. Nothing I'll be purchasing or cooking from!
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