Gather: Memorable Menus for Entertaining Throughout the Seasons

Gather: Memorable Menus for Entertaining Throughout the Seasons

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by Georgeanne Brennan
     
 

In this beautifully photographed book, renowned cookbook author Georgeanne Brennan brings a refreshing feeling of seasonal simplicity to the art of entertaining year-round. She invites readers to consider any occasion to gather people to the table: honoring parents in the springtime, Chinese New Year in the winter, a summer solstice party, or Thanksgiving two

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In this beautifully photographed book, renowned cookbook author Georgeanne Brennan brings a refreshing feeling of seasonal simplicity to the art of entertaining year-round. She invites readers to consider any occasion to gather people to the table: honoring parents in the springtime, Chinese New Year in the winter, a summer solstice party, or Thanksgiving two ways (traditional and vegetarian). For each season Brennan offers four to five complete menus with a tantalizing array of starters, finger foods, entrees, and desserts. In addition to 90 recipes, Gather includes decorating and cooking tips for setting the mood and ideas for saving time. A Book Club Buffet, Movie Night, and A Wedding to Remember are some of the many gather opportunities, each with its custom menu-in this inspiring book.

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"[Georgeanne Brennan's] lively recipes are sure to make any party the talk of the town!" —Library Journal "If you are any kind of a foodie, it's hard not to like Georgeanne Brennan. [She talks about food] with a combination of level-headed wisdom
Library Journal
James Beard Award winner Brennan (The Food and Flavors of Haute Provence) presents both traditional and creative party ideas—Cinco de Mayo, A Wedding to Remember, A Vegetarian Thanksgiving Feast—with 18 menus, divided by seasons. Recipes include decorating tips, cooking tips, table decorating photos, and recipe photos. For the winter season, Brennan suggests the Book Club Buffet—Chicken Salad Sandwiches with Cranberries and Almonds, Citrus Salad with Spicy Candied Walnuts, Butternut Squash Soup with Green Herbs, and Chocolate Brownies. Her lively recipes are sure to make any party the talk of the town! For larger collections.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781570615788
Publisher:
Sasquatch Books
Publication date:
09/01/2009
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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