VAIL, Colo. -?More than 100 recipes from nearly 100 master chefs and restaurants are revealed in the new travel cookbook "Ski Town Soups," authored by Jennie Iverson, of Vail, Colo.
Among the award-winning and acclaimed soups featured in the book is The Cottage Cafe's classic bowl of chili. The Cottage Cafe is owned by Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa in Lake Placid.
"Of course, Lake Placid was included in Ski Town Soups' top 60 world-class ski resorts, as it's a staple in the ski community and renowned for hosting extremely successful Olympic Games," said Iverson, a ski culture enthusiast.
"Lake Placid captures the travel-lifestyle aspect of the Ski Town Soups cookbook: beautiful surroundings in a mountain community paired with tasty restaurants."
In The Cottage Cafe, Ski Town Soups has selected a pub long known by ski publications as Lake Placid's aprs ski spot, as well as the village's most popular stop among locals. The establishment is now debuting its' new menu.
"Ski Town Soups" is a 226-page photo-rich hardcover book celebrating the best soups from America's top ski towns, including pureed soups, chowders and bisques, stews and chilies, and hearty soups.
The book was developed by Iverson, a "ski mom" who combined her passion for soup, skiing, travel and the ski town lifestyle to create a souvenir for skiers and food lovers alike. "Ski Town Soups" is priced at $29.95 and is available for purchase at select gift shops and retail stores.