The 40th Anniversary celebration continues for the Machine Shed, and they are pleased to announce that their new cookbook will be available for purchase on Black Friday.

The Machine Shed Cookbook is a hardback book with full color photography, featuring Shed favorites from their giant cinnamon rolls to their award-winning roasted pork loin. Filled with cooking tips from the chefs, stories and so much more--this is a gift family and friends are sure to enjoy. The cookbooks are $20.00 and can be purchased in your local Machine Shed gift shop. Don’t forget to add some signature Shed sauces, Shed recipe towels, unique bakeware and other holiday items to your basket while you’re there!

From November 23, 2018 until December 31, 2018, the Machine Shed will be running a special gift card promotion. When you buy $100 in gift cards, you will receive a free Machine Shed Cookbook. Machine Shed gift cards and cookbooks are great gifts for everyone on your list.  Share and celebrate family traditions with the Shed throughout the holidays. 

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