The Get 'Em Girls' Guide to the Perfect Get-Together: Delicious Recipes to Delight Family and Friends

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For women with an appetite for life ? the Get 'Em Girls' new cookbook is filled with recipes that will make every occasion one to savor!

Who is a Get 'Em Girl? She's a smart, savvy urban professional with a great job, loyal friends, and plenty of style. Still, the working world can really limit time with loved ones and the big city can get very lonely. But here's a well-known fact: Cooking for special ones is more meaningful (and cheaper) than dining out. The Get 'Em Girls' ...

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Overview

For women with an appetite for life — the Get 'Em Girls' new cookbook is filled with recipes that will make every occasion one to savor!

Who is a Get 'Em Girl? She's a smart, savvy urban professional with a great job, loyal friends, and plenty of style. Still, the working world can really limit time with loved ones and the big city can get very lonely. But here's a well-known fact: Cooking for special ones is more meaningful (and cheaper) than dining out. The Get 'Em Girls' Guide to the Perfect Get-Together will inspire you to round up those special people and show them just how much they matter!

Birthday, family reunion, picnic, baby shower, dinner party, holiday feast, or just poker night — whatever the occasion — The Get 'Em Girls' Guide to the Perfect Get-Together has you covered from tips on organizing to setting the mood for a party and more than 140 easy and delicious recipes, including:

- Maple Pecan Crumble French Toast Casserole for a Sunday brunch to impress your new sweetheart's parents

- Lump crab salad tea sandwiches to add a delicious touch to a baby shower

- Spice-rubbed grilled tilapia for a fantastic family reunion

-Beer-batter shrimp with spicy tartar sauce for a knockout fight night bash

- A sinfully good "Cocoa Cure Chocolate Martini" for an in-house cocktail party

And much more! With their trademark witty commentary and innate flair, the Get 'Em Girls dish the secrets to creating mouthwatering, unforgettable meals that don't require hours of planning, dicing, and fretting — short on prep time but long on taste. This guide to entertaining is a can't-fail classic and a must-have in your kitchen!

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Bridgers and coauthors Jeniece Isley and Joan A. Davis, best friends in New York City, have a popular lifestyle web site called www.GetEmGirls.com. Their follow-up to The Get 'Em Girls' Guide to the Power of Cuisine: Spicing Up Your Love Life includes easy recipes for a variety of occasions, from bridal showers to family reunions, along with tips for entertaining. For anyone who appreciated the first book.


—Judith Sutton
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781416587774
  • Publisher: Touchstone
  • Publication date: 5/5/2009
  • Edition description: Original
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 1,451,794
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Shakara Bridgers is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Currently residing in Harlem, NY, she organizes Get 'Em Girl Inc.'s signature culinary and lifestyle event, Get 'Em Girls' Bite Out.

Jeneniece Isleyey is a self-taught home chef living in New York City. When she's not developing recipes for future Get 'Em Girl cookbooks, she manages Get 'Em Girl Inc.'s business, online, and catering operations.

Joan A. Davis, a South Carolina native, now resides in New York City, where she is actively involved in community organizations and mentoring programs. She is the "go-to person" on getemgirls.com for her restaurant reviews and dining recommendations.

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  • Posted May 16, 2009

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    Simply Divine!

    I love the Get 'Em Girls, their passion for food, parties and people show in everything they do, this new book delivers more of that excitement. The photo's are spectacular! and the recipes are one's you would enjoy making and sharing with family and friends, who knows you might start your own get 'em girls and G's club, more on that later, Enjoy!

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