Bask in the sun and the breeze, inhale the sweet salt air, listen to the crashing waves, and savor some of the most delicious food ever served at the seaside. Whether you're planning a picnic on the sand, a cookout on the deck, or a special dinner party beside an ocean-view window, Beach House Cooking provides you with everything you need to prepare and serve a memorable meal with ease.
With its outstanding selection of 58 kitchen-tested recipes from noted food authority Charles Pierce, this beautiful cookbook offers a complete repertoire of practical shoreline menu options: breakfast and brunch dishes for greeting the sunrise; soups, salads and appetizers for composing a light lunch or opening an evening meal; main dishes ranging from casual grill fare to robust stove-top preparations; simple desserts that showcase the fresh fruits of summer; and beverages that are both imaginative and refreshing. To assist your meal planning further, every recipe is accompanied by a nutritional analysis.
An introductory section inspires and instructs with information on the beach environment; ideas on how to set the dining scene and the table; tips on packing food for transport from home to beach house; and a few simple guidelines for adding comfort to every meal. Throughout the book, full-color photographs of recipes and outdoor settings capture the casual, sun-kissed spirit of beachside living at its finest.
Beach House Cooking is a volume in Williams-Sonoma Outdoors, a collectible series of books dedicated to making it easy, satisfying, and fun to enjoy good food in the great outdoors.