In 1972 Phyllis Siebert became the cook at the Blaine House, the home of Maine's governors. Through five administrations, she has creatively and energetically pursued her role as chef and caregiver for Maine's official families and their thousands of guests from Jimmy Carter and Baron Rothschild, to Arnold Schwarzeneger and Captain Kangaroo. "Recipes and Reminiscences" is a self portrait of Phyllis set against the personalities and events of the last twenty-five years of the State's political history. In this engaging memoir, Phyllis shares vivid anecdotes about Blaine House life as well as the recipes which have made her one of the most celebrated chefs in Maine. Paperback, 200 pages, with color photographs.