The Quotable Feast: Savory Sayings on Cooking, Eating, Drinking and Entertaining

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A simple meal at home, a surprising new ethnic treat, a gathering with friends and family for a lavish feast, discovering the latest hit restaurant: The pleasures of good food and the ritual of eating captivate everyone.

The Quotable Feast serves up a delicious spread of quotations on food, chefs, and the art of entertaining from the best in the kitchen. Readers will savor the wisdom and witticisms of the world's greatest food aficionados, including James Beard, Julia Child, ...

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Overview

A simple meal at home, a surprising new ethnic treat, a gathering with friends and family for a lavish feast, discovering the latest hit restaurant: The pleasures of good food and the ritual of eating captivate everyone.

The Quotable Feast serves up a delicious spread of quotations on food, chefs, and the art of entertaining from the best in the kitchen. Readers will savor the wisdom and witticisms of the world's greatest food aficionados, including James Beard, Julia Child, Craig Claiborne, Frances Mayes, Emeril Lagasse, and more. This is the perfect housewarming gift for a gourmet, connoisseur of food and wine, new bride, dinner party host, or anyone who loves food.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780740718786
  • Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/1/2001
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 5.60 (w) x 6.25 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
Introduction x
Kitchen Inspiration: The Art of Cooking 1
Never Trust a Skinny Cook: Chefs Great and Small 21
The Soul of Cooking: Essential Ingredients 33
Unappeasable Hunger: The Power of Appetite 45
Warm Cookies and Cold Milk: The Solace of Food 57
Southern Biscuits and Cajun Spices: Ethnic Traditions and Regional Delicacies 69
Heaven to Taste: Favorite Dishes 85
The More the Merrier: Memorable Meals and Unforgettable Guests 99
Live to Eat: The Pleasure of Food 113
The Well-Provisioned Table: Divine Dining and Restaurant Repasts 131
I'll Drink to That: Thirst Quenchers from Coffee to Champagne 147
Garden of Plenty: Fruit and Vegetable Delights 171
Devil's Food: Cake and Other Sweet Treats 189
The Passionate Kitchen: Food and Love 201
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    Great little book

    Would make a great gift

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