Entertaining

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With 500 glorious full-color photographs, 300 original recipes, and hundreds of innovative ideas, Entertaining is the book that revolutionized the way people entertain today. 500 full-color photographs.

A totally fresh approach to entertaining today, with 300 original recipes and hundreds of ideas.

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Overview

With 500 glorious full-color photographs, 300 original recipes, and hundreds of innovative ideas, Entertaining is the book that revolutionized the way people entertain today. 500 full-color photographs.

A totally fresh approach to entertaining today, with 300 original recipes and hundreds of ideas.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780517544198
  • Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 12/28/1982
  • Series: American Country Series
  • Edition description: 1st ed
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 964,237
  • Product dimensions: 10.04 (w) x 10.20 (h) x 0.95 (d)

Meet the Author

Martha Stewart
Martha Stewart

MARTHA STEWART is the author of dozens of bestselling books on cooking, entertaining, gardening, weddings, and decorating. She is the host of The Martha Stewart Show, the Emmy-winning, daily national syndicated program, and founder of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, which publishes several magazines, including Martha Stewart Living; produces Martha Stewart Living Radio, channel 112 on SIRIUS Satellite Radio; and provides a wealth of ideas and information on www.marthastewart.com.

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Table of Contents

Preface ix
Introduction: Of Kitchens and Learning 1
Chapter 1 Entertaining with Style 10
Chapter 2 Cocktails and Hors d'Oeuvres 30
Cocktails for Eight to Twelve: Oriental 39
Cocktails for Twenty-five: Many Tastes 43
Cocktails for Fifty: A Festive Occasion 48
Cocktails for Two Hundred: Country Fare 53
Chapter 3 The Crudite, Fruit, and Cheese Party 63
Chapter 4 The Omelette Party 80
Sunday Omelette Brunch for Eight to Ten 87
Midnight Omelette Supper for Thirty 90
Summer Omelette Brunch Outdoors for Sixty 94
Chapter 5 The Kitchen Party 100
A Kitchen Salad Party for Thirty 103
Tempura Party for Sixteen 108
Winter and Summer Soup Parties 112
A Chinese Banquet for Ten to Twelve 121
Chapter 6 The Buffet 126
A Country Buffet Breakfast for Forty 130
Clam Bake for Thirty 135
Italian Buffet for Fifty 138
Russian Buffet for Twenty-four 146
Hawaiian Luau for Twenty 152
Chapter 7 The Dinner Party 161
A Spring Dinner for Six to Eight 165
A Light Summer Dinner for Four to Six 170
A Neoclassic Dinner for Eight to Ten 173
Bouillabaisse for Twelve to Sixteen 176
A Formal Dinner for Twenty-four 180
Chapter 8 The Holiday Party 184
Our Farmhouse Thanksgiving for Eight 186
Thanksgiving Medley for Twenty-four 190
Christmas Presents and Decorations 198
A Children's Christmas Party 207
Christmas Open House for Fifty 212
Christmas Day Dinner 218
Valentine's Day Dinner for Two 222
Easter Lunch for Fourteen to Twenty 225
Chapter 9 Just Desserts 230
A Small Dessert Buffet for Twenty 238
A Country Pie Party for Fifty 242
Desserts for Forty: Soiree Dansante 249
Chapter 10 The At-Home Wedding 263
Afternoon Cocktail Reception for Fifty 271
Sit-Down Country Luncheon for One Hundred Seventy-five 279
A Catered Wedding Luncheon for Two Hundred Seventy 289
Sources 301
Index 304
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  • Posted December 17, 2011

    Not impressed

    Book cam without a cover, and when I opened the book for the first time there was a piece of wafer with mold on it. I was totally grossed out.
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