The 406 Table, serving up meals, memories and history, one dish at a time is a new book release from author Karen Barbee of Billings. The book is a tribute to Montana which includes charming stories of her growing up on a wheat and barley farm outside of the “Birthplace of Montana.” She shares with her readers, Montana history inserts and recipes which are country/comfort in style, no fancy ingredients required.
The story of ‘Steer Montana’ the record setting steer, who resides in the O’Fallon Museum, makes the book with a recipe, that pays tribute to the famous steer. There are over 280 photos, of which most of them were taken by Barbee, followed by Montana history and over 120 recipes, which are country/comfort and require no fancy ingredients.
As a former wedding and event coordinator, Barbee reveals fun tips and ideas for her readers to think about for their own celebrations. The 406 Table resembles a coffee table book because of the beautiful photography. Ideas, tutorials, recipes, history and charming farm stories will delight the readers. Since it’s release the first of this month, over 350 copies have been sold. Barbee said it’s popularity is due in part because it is the perfect Christmas gift, buyers are finding themselves getting multiple copies, as the book celebrates Montana thru and thru. See Melissa Rost, at the O’Fallon Museum, in Baker to purchase your copy.