Caprial Cooks for Friends

Caprial Cooks for Friends

by Caprial Pence
     
 

The fourth installment in Caprial's PBS cooking show series, CAPRIAL COOKS FOR FRIENDS presents the beloved chef's take on casual, robust entertaining, Pacific Northwest–style. In this companion book, Caprial escorts readers into her home kitchen, where she serves up over 120 crowd-pleasing recipes and shares her secrets for pulling off brunches, lunches…  See more details below

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The fourth installment in Caprial's PBS cooking show series, CAPRIAL COOKS FOR FRIENDS presents the beloved chef's take on casual, robust entertaining, Pacific Northwest–style. In this companion book, Caprial escorts readers into her home kitchen, where she serves up over 120 crowd-pleasing recipes and shares her secrets for pulling off brunches, lunches, and dinners. Whether you're cooking for a low-key weekend get-together, a special holiday, or a formal occasion, Caprial will help you prepare a flawlessly executed meal that, most importantly, will leave you with plenty of time to sit back, relax, and enjoy the company.

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Library Journal
The companion volume to her latest PBS series, this is the sixth cookbook from the popular Pence. The chef/owner of Caprial's Bistro in Portland, OR, cooks sophisticated, enticing food, from One-Minute Salmon with Lemongrass-Soy Aioli to Tuscan-Style Roasted Game Hens to Lemon-Mascarpone Tart. With casual entertaining in mind, she includes make-ahead tips for most of the recipes, as well as boxes on such subjects as cocktails, centerpieces, and "When To Call for Help: Times a Caterer Can Lend a Hand." Sure to be popular, this is recommended for most collections. Copyright 2000 Cahners Business Information.\

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580081528
Publisher:
Ten Speed Press
Publication date:
03/28/2004
Series:
Star Chefs Series
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
10.38(w) x 8.36(h) x 0.82(d)

Meet the Author

CAPRIAL PENCE is the chef and co-owner of Caprial’s Bistro in Portland, Oregon, which opened in 1992. Shortly after graduating from the Culinary Institute of America, Caprial was named Best Chef: Pacific Northwest by the James Beard Foundation—the first female recipient of this prestigious award.

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