Lulu Powers Food to Flowers: Simple, Stylish Food for Easy Entertaining (PagePerfect NOOK Book)

Lulu Powers Food to Flowers: Simple, Stylish Food for Easy Entertaining (PagePerfect NOOK Book)

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by Lulu Powers, Laura Holmes Haddad
     
 

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From one of Los Angeles's premier caterers and event planners, here is a beautifully photographed cookbook filled with more than 100 delectable recipes and brilliant party-planning tips

Lulu Powers, vivacious chef to the stars, has catered parties for a cache of A-list celebrities. What her clients love most is her irrepressible

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From one of Los Angeles's premier caterers and event planners, here is a beautifully photographed cookbook filled with more than 100 delectable recipes and brilliant party-planning tips

Lulu Powers, vivacious chef to the stars, has catered parties for a cache of A-list celebrities. What her clients love most is her irrepressible spirit and ability to create elegant yet unpretentious gatherings that feature fabulous food and festive cocktails. In Lulu Powers: Food to Flowers, she dishes out her secrets to enjoyable and stress-free entertaining. From a holiday brunch to a retro party, from a classic Fourth of July celebration to a casual winter picnic, here are dozens of inspiring ways to gather with friends and loved ones.

For these creative events, Lulu provides the perfect menu and lays out everything you'll need to host an unforgettable gathering—from sublime cocktails to making a memorable atmosphere with flowers, music, and budget-friendly décor. Of course, the centerpiece of any Lulu Powers party is her delicious, expertly presented food, and the book reveals her best, most crowd-pleasing recipes, including:

  • Mini Wild Mushroom Risotto Cakes
  • Burger Bites with Lulu's Special Sauce
  • Herb-Marinated Lamb Chops
  • Mini Double-Stuffed New Potatoes
  • Caramel-Fudge Brownies
  • Butterscotch Pudding with Rum Sauce

The recipes can be mixed and matched, and almost every dish can be prepared ahead of time, making party planning even easier.

Lulu believes that everyone's capable of throwing a great party, and breaks down her inimitable style into simple elements, with hundreds of shortcuts and money-saving tips to ease the mind of even the novice host. She guides you through the party planning process, with loads of information about entertaining and hosting in a fun, relaxed manner. Armed with Lulu's recipes, tips, and party-giving secrets, you'll soon be throwing the best bashes on the block.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780061987861
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
04/20/2010
Sold by:
HARPERCOLLINS
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
288
File size:
6 MB

Meet the Author

Since founding her catering company in 1994, chef to the stars Lulu Powers has become one of Los Angeles's most sought-after caterers, delighting clients such as Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith, Madonna, Arianna Huffington, and Bill Clinton with her inspired take on entertaining, investing every detail, from food to décor, with her distinctive sparkle and personality. One of six children, she grew up in Weston, Connecticut; her family home was known as the "drive-in cooking school" because people constantly stopped by looking for food and cooking advice. Lulu lives in Los Angeles with her husband, photographer Stephen Danelian, and their two dogs, Sweet Pea and Mr. Pickles.

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