Park Avenue Potluck: Recipes from New York's Savviest Hostesses

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To benefit America’s leading center for the research and treatment of all types of cancer, here is a cookbook with a cause par excellence. The members of The Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center are some of the most celebrated partygivers in New York City’s fundraising world. Now the ladies of the society have opened up their private recipe files to present foolproof dishes that will turn any event–whether a cocktail party for sixty or a comforting family meal–into the talk of the town. Edited by ...

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Overview

To benefit America’s leading center for the research and treatment of all types of cancer, here is a cookbook with a cause par excellence. The members of The Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center are some of the most celebrated partygivers in New York City’s fundraising world. Now the ladies of the society have opened up their private recipe files to present foolproof dishes that will turn any event–whether a cocktail party for sixty or a comforting family meal–into the talk of the town. Edited by acclaimed food writer Florence Fabricant, Park Avenue Potluck is filled with such recipes as Cheddar Chutney Croustades, Baked Spinach Risotto, Cider Roasted Pork Tenderloin, and Bermuda Banana Bread Pudding. This unprecedented peek into the dining rooms of Gotham’s poshest addresses offers up advice on entertaining in true New York style. Among the boldface names contributing are Coco Kopelman, Muffie Potter Aston, Nicole Limbocker, Daisy Soros, Patsy Warner, Alexis Waller, and Katie Colgate. Humorous anecdotes, insider tidbits, and party-planning advice from these grand dames make this the season’s choicest invitation.

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Dozens of New York's most glamorous party givers share their favorite recipes for the benefit of the Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Food writer Florence Fabricant, a frequent contributor to the New York Times food section, oversees this worthy and tasty project. Great food for a great cause.
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"...a lovely collection of recipes from some of New York society's grandest dames." ~O, the Oprah Magazine
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780847829897
  • Publisher: Rizzoli
  • Publication date: 10/23/2007
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 644,177
  • Product dimensions: 7.56 (w) x 9.37 (h) x 0.91 (d)

Meet the Author

Florence Fabricant is an experienced food writer who contributes regularly to the New York Times Dining pages. She is the author of eight cookbooks, including The New York Restaurant Cookbook. The Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center works to ensure the well-being and comfort of patients, raises funds for cancer research and treatment, and educates the public about cancer.

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