Throughout the summer, author and chef, Jim Voltz, has dinner parties for his friend and family on the porch of his little cottage on Crystal Lake near Frankfort, Michigan. The dinner parties have become quite well known in the area and a sought after invitation. The meals are always fabulous and the atmosphere always elegant but in a casual and comfortable way. This little jewel of a cookbook contains ten of the classic menus that have been a particular hit with Jim's guests. There are detailed recipes for each item on the menu, suggestions for what wine to serve, along with Jim's "nine commandments" for successful entertaining. There's also a short story with each menu about some of Jim's guests and original drawings by Frankfort artist Chris Patterson. Cooks will appreciate the easy to read format, lay-flat binding, shopping lists, and space provided for notes. Use this book when you want to have your own elegant dinner party for family and friends, one that all will enjoy and remember for years to come.
|Publisher:||On the Porch|
|Product dimensions:||7.70(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.40(d)|