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David Venable Stirs Up Excitement With Third Cookbook

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David Venable Stirs Up Excitement With Third Cookbook

QVC's Resident Foodie Shares His Favorite Comfort Food Shortcuts

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WEST CHESTER, Pa., Aug. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the release of his 2014 best-selling cookbook, QVC's Resident Foodie and host of "In the Kitchen with David®" is sharing his latest recipes designed to satisfy comfort food cravings in less time than ever before. The much-anticipated cookbook, Comfort Food Shortcuts: An "In the Kitchen with David" Cookbook from QVC's Resident Foodie, will be available for presale beginning August 5, 2018 through QVC. The book will be published as a Ballantine Hardcover on December 4, 2018. Ballantine Bantam Dell is an imprint of the Random House Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House, the world's largest trade-book publisher, whose parent company is Bertelsmann AG.

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Featuring 110 comfort food recipes that are all 10 ingredients or fewer, Venable's cookbook focuses on his favorite supermarket shortcuts to help make preparing classic comfort foods easier and faster. In addition to a full-page color photo and easy-to-follow instructions, each recipe has been created to provide all of the flavor and quality of traditional comfort food but with simple shortcuts, resulting in less time in the kitchen and more time around the table with family and friends.

"I am so excited to share this book with my fellow foodies," said Venable. "We live in a fast-paced world, and it is so important to take a break and enjoy the company of those you love. Food has a way of bringing everyone together, which is why I worked so hard to develop recipes that provide all of the flavor and quality of traditional comfort food but with simple shortcuts, so you can get back to the things that matter most."

Valerie Bertinelli, two-time Golden Globe winner and New York Times best-selling author, combines her love for cooking and admiration for David in the foreword of David's third installment, which features chapters ranging from "Breakfast and Brunch" to "Noodles and More Noodles," and even includes recipes focused specifically on air frying.

"David's passion for food and larger-than-life personality are some of the key ingredients that have helped make 'In the Kitchen with David' so successful," said Steve Hofmann, President of QVC US. "His newest cookbook perfectly captures his desire to bring friends and families together through his favorite comfort foods, a goal that is definitely worthy of a 'Happy Dance'."

Venable's hit show, "In the Kitchen with David," offers a diverse and unique multiplatform experience with features such as product information, cooking demonstrations, on-air guests, celebrity appearances and social engagement. Since joining QVC in 1993, Venable has amassed an impressive social following, with over 470,000 thousand fans on Facebook alone. Venable is the author of the 2012 best-selling cookbook In the Kitchen with David: QVC's Resident Foodie Presents Comfort Foods That Take You Home, and he also released a second cookbook, Back Around the Table: An "In the Kitchen with David" Cookbook from QVC's Resident Foodie in October 2014. 

Comfort Food Shortcuts: An "In the Kitchen with David" Cookbook from QVC's Resident Foodie will be available to preorder, while supplies last, beginning August 5, 2018 through QVC.com, the QVC apps or by calling 800.345.1515. For additional information, please visit QVC's Newsroom.

About QVC

QVC, Inc., exceeds the expectations of everyone we touch by delivering the joy of discovery through the power of relationships. Every day, in nine countries, QVC engages millions of shoppers in a journey of discovery through an ever-changing collection of familiar brands and fresh new products, from home and fashion to beauty, electronics and jewelry. Along the way, we connect shoppers to interesting personalities, engaging stories, and award-winning customer service. Based in West Chester, Pa. and founded in 1986, QVC has more than 17,000 employees and has retail operations in the U.S., Japan, Germany, United Kingdom, Italy, France, and through a joint venture in China. Worldwide, QVC engages shoppers on 14 broadcast networks reaching approximately 370 million homes, seven websites, and 220 social pages. Visit corporate.qvc.com to learn more.

QVC, Inc., is a wholly owned subsidiary of Qurate Retail, Inc. (NASDAQ: QRTEA, QRTEB), which includes QVC, HSN, zulily and the Cornerstone brands (collectively, "Qurate Retail Group"), as well as other minority investments. Qurate Retail Group believes in a third way to shop -- beyond transactional ecommerce or traditional brick-and-mortar stores -- and is #1 in video commerce, #3 in ecommerce in North America and #3 in mobile commerce in the U.S. (according to Internet Retailer). For more information, visit www.qurateretailgroup.com. QVC, Q, and the Q Ribbon Logo are registered service marks of ER Marks, Inc.

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