The Bride & Groom First and Forever Cookbook

The Bride & Groom First and Forever Cookbook

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by Mary Corpening Barber, Sara Corpening Whiteford
     
 

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Here is the perfect gift for the happy couple—the first and only cookbook they will ever need. Best-selling authors Sara Corpening Whiteford and Mary Corpening Barber start the bride and groom off right with essential information on the equipment they'll need to begin cooking in their new home, as well as invaluable tips on getting the pantry stocked. Then

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Here is the perfect gift for the happy couple—the first and only cookbook they will ever need. Best-selling authors Sara Corpening Whiteford and Mary Corpening Barber start the bride and groom off right with essential information on the equipment they'll need to begin cooking in their new home, as well as invaluable tips on getting the pantry stocked. Then they offer 125 recipes—those special dishes to turn to again and again. Ready to entertain the new in-laws? A weekend brunch featuring Sausage and Cheddar Cheese Strata comes together in a snap and is certain to impress. If something a little more romantic is in order, Brie and Champagne Fondue for Two shared in front of a roaring fire is as cozy as it gets. Everyday favorites like Classic Lasagna, Grilled Chicken with Roasted Red Pepper Salsa, and the impossible-to-resist Silken Chocolate Tart will have even inexperienced cooks looking like pros in the kitchen. Whether cooking on the fly with Dinners in a Dash-a meal on the table in 30 minutes or less: perfect for the working couple!—or hosting that first-ever holiday dinner, this is the cookbook newlyweds need to chop, peel, saut, and roast in harmony in the kitchen. Complete with beautiful photographs and menu ideas for special occasions (including the first anniversary), the Bride & Groom First and Forever Cookbook will have the happy couple-and their family and friends—eating well from this day forward.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811834933
Publisher:
Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date:
04/01/2003
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
185,016
Product dimensions:
8.87(w) x 10.25(h) x 1.50(d)
Age Range:
13 - 18 Years

Meet the Author

Mary Corpening Barber and Sara Corpening Whiteford are identical twin sisters and the acclaimed owners of Thymes Two Catering in San Francisco.

Mary Corpening Barber and Sara Corpening Whiteford are identical twin sisters and the acclaimed owners of Thymes Two Catering in San Francisco.

Susie Cushner is a Boston-based photographer whose work can be found in Viva la Vida (0-8118-3184-1), as well as Gourmet and Saveur magazines.

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The Bride & Groom First and Forever Cookbook 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 17 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I'm a newlywed, and inexperienced cook! I've tried several recipes and they are always a hit with my husband and others. Some ingredients can be difficult to find, but I'm not the type to look very hard. This is my favorite cookbook.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book has great recipes for Culinary Institute graduates. Most new brides don't know how to cook at all. I am one! How about recipes for simple food that that can be made after a hard day's work. Brides work too!
Guest More than 1 year ago
I bought this book because I desparately need to learn how to cook real dishes for myself and my new husband. After seeing it on the Today show, I thought this book would be perfect! Unfortunately, a lot of these recipes are hard and there's no way I can whip them up. And my husband turns his nose up at the recipes - says they're too gourmet for him :( I give up!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this cookbook. I received it as a wedding gift 8 years ago and you should see the state it's in now. A cookbook with food all over it has been well used! :) I love so many of the recipes in this book but our absolute favorite is the buttermilk pancake recipe which both my kids and husband adore. I make it ever Saturday morning. I am buying a copy of this book for a good friend who also loves to cook. Whenever I make a recipe she likes she asks me, "Is the recipe you used from THE cookbook?", meaning the Bride and Groom Cookbook. Often the answer is, "Yes!"
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cindersylv More than 1 year ago
I have now purchased 8-10 of these cookbooks for wedding gifts. I am particularly pleased that it gives alternate ingredients, which is helpful to beginning cooks. My favorite recipe? Chicken Soup For Your Soul Mate. Not only is the title The Best, it is absolutely delicious.
H-Reviews More than 1 year ago
I give this book to all of my friends who want to start cooking better meals or generally want to know how to cook. I thankfully bought this book several years ago and it is now very warn. Nearly every recipe in it is excellent and the sisters who wrote it have so much passion for it they pass it right to the cook at home. Buy it! It's the best!
Guest More than 1 year ago
I bought this book as a wedding gift to my husband and myself! It is fantastic. We recently moved to Israel and we do have a hard time finding some of the ingredients, though I know exactly where they would be back home! Every recipe I have attempted has been a hit with my husband and I. I would highly recommend this book as a shower/wedding gift.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Beautifully photographed. Easy recipies and ingredients. Makes gourmet cooking a couples sport.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I got this from a friend who cooked the great salmon the night she gave it to me. From the herbed popcorn to the Mexican chicken salad, the recipes are a hit with my picky husband. The chili and roasted chicken are his favorite and the pancakes are worth the extra effort! But the best part is almost everything is for 2 people.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I got this cookbook as a wedding shower gift and my husband & I love it. It has made cooking fun. The carrot cake is to die for! I would highly recommend this cookbook.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is the cookbook I reach for most often (and I have a LOT of cookbooks!). Every recipe I've tried has been outstanding - from the chili to the pesto shrimp pasta to the nectarine tarts. I am desperately searching for another general cookbook by these two authors! Highly recommend for the new bride or anyone who wants an elegant, easy cookbook.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This was the best wedding gift! I have cooked so many dishes from it and they are all 5 star. My husband does not like fancy stuff, but cooking from this has gotten me praise to his co-workers...this is the best book. I actually was trying to find more books buy the same authors. I am afraid to try other cookbooks it is that good!
Guest More than 1 year ago
I got this book as a wedding gift and have not put it down since I said, 'I do.' Its full of yummy reciepes and makes cooking a joy.
Guest More than 1 year ago
My husband and I bought this book for ourselves. We love it. Many recipes are easy and use ingredients that are cheap and easy to find. There are many shortcuts that include using already prepared sauces and crusts. The potpies are great and the chili is delicious. The roasted potatoes are the best ever. The caeser salad dressing is to die for and the beef burgundy is a true tummy pleaser. This is a perfect book for a rookie or seasoned cook.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I thought this cookbook would be a great step into the world of cooking for my fiance and myself, but the recipes are way to complicated for beginning cooks. I'm looking for recipes that have less than 10 ingredients and some that take only 30 minutes to prepare. The kitchen equipment section is helpful to have on hand, but the bridal registry departments gave me the same information. Pretty pictures but I need more help than that :(