The lively collection of clear, step-by-step recipes ranges from sublimely refined traditions-Pesto, Manhattan Clam Chowder, and Stuffed Artichokes-to original creations certain to become the topic of conversation at any dinner party. There's PatS de Campagne with Walnuts and Juniper Berries. Fruit-Stuffed Cornish Hens. Caviar Eclairs. Blueberry Bisque. Plus over 300 more recipes for hors d'oeuvres, dips and sauces, picnic fare, entrSes, salads, soups, breads, desserts. Throughout the book are valuable menu and serving suggestions, literary quotes, food guides, food lore, and whimsical illustrations. Selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club, Quality Paperback Book Club, Book-of-the-Month Club's HomeStyle Books, Better Homes & Gardens Family Book Service, and the ABA Basic Booklist. A James Beard Book Awards inductee into the cookbook Hall of Fame.--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
replaced this after it was destroyed in a fire. originally got it when it first came out as a wedding gift. love the side info and tipsPublished 17 months ago by Alexandra Westwood
Some of the best meals I've ever made have come from this book. Good instructions for someone with little experiance.Published 23 months ago by HUGH G SWANN
Allnew recipes which reflect the fresh approaches of the original two. Straight forward using ingredients which are readily available today.Published 24 months ago by Ted Sues
Great Book with awesome recipes.It is in fairly good condition.The carrot cake recipe is great.
Shipping was quick & received in good condition.
After getting 2/3 of the way through the expensive, lenthy cassoulet recipe, I noticed that the authors left out a step. Read morePublished on Dec 24 2012 by Beeacustomer
I finally received the Cookbook on December 12, 2012.
My friend has the same version, that is why I bought one.
I just love this cook book. The carrot cake is awesome! I made it for the nurses I work with and also made it for my husbands coworkers, I received rave reviews on the cake. Read morePublished on Feb. 13 2011 by Mary
This cookbook has great recipes to make for special occasions - most of them have a few ingredients that you don't have lying around the house, but when you are looking to make... Read morePublished on April 23 2004
I was so glad to see that this book is still in print and availabe NEW. Our son is just beginning a love affair with cooking and I couldn't think of a better book for him to start... Read morePublished on March 19 2003 by cass murdock