Joanna Gaines might be known for transforming houses, but now the Fixer Upper queen is upgrading your dinner repertoire with her forthcoming cookbook, Magnolia Table: A Collection of Recipes for Gathering ($30), set to release on April 24. In case the name sounds a little familiar, it鈥檚 the same name as the restaurant she鈥檚 opening with her husband Chip in Waco, Texas. (P.S. Don鈥檛 miss her preview of all the dishes).

According to Magnolia, the Gaines鈥 blog, the opening of the restaurant and cookbook release go hand in hand. In a post from December Joanna wrote, 鈥淚f you鈥檝e been following along on Instagram, you probably realize that Magnolia Table is also the name of our restaurant, which opens in the Spring of 2018. It鈥檚 safe to say that with recipe testing for the restaurant and the cookbook, I鈥檝e definitely not gone hungry.鈥

In the blog post, Gaines went on to say that the cookbook is full of dishes she cooks at home for her friends and family. As well, the cookbook features recipes from the restaurant including small plates, snacks, and desserts. She鈥檚 even teased the book by providing three full recipes: Green Beans Amandine, Becki鈥檚 Mac and Cheese, and Scalloped Potatoes. It will also include 125 recipes with personal stories sprinkled throughout its pages. For example, she recently Instagrammed a batch of chocolate chip cookies with quite possibly the biggest chunks of chocolate inside. The mother of four (almost five) made them in the wee hours of the morning after a case of pregnancy cravings.

Delish reports that there are at least three more sweet treats in the book in the form of homemade candy that we鈥檙e sure her kids devoured. You will too with options like homemade chocolate-covered peanut butter sandwiches, chocolate-covered clusters of nuts, and Rolo-topped pretzels. Clearly, the expecting mommy loves chocolate, and we鈥檙e *SO* here for these chocolatey recipes.

Which recipes are you most excited about? Let us know @BritandCo.

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(Photo via Joanna Gaines / Magnolia)