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Local author honored

October 6, 2010



WEIRTON - City resident Theresa DeCaria has received the Reader's Favorite Gold Medal Award for her cookbook, "The Table My Mother Set."

It also was named the 2010 International Book Awards Winner for Best Cookbook, was a finalist in the 2010 Eric Hoffer Award for Excellence in Independent Publishing, and received honorable mentions in the 2010 New York Book Festival Competition and the 2009 DIY Book Festival.

The book is based on the DeCaria's mother's recipes and traditions. It was first published in 2008 and is in its second printing, with books sold in 35 states, Canada, Italy and England.

"The Table My Mother Set" is available by sending check or money order for $24.95 to Theresa DeCaria at PO Box 2315, Weirton, WV 26062. For information, call (304) 723-2740.