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Overview

Entertaining by Martha Stewart

With 500 glorious full-color photographs, 300 original recipes, and hundreds of innovative ideas, Entertaining is the book that revolutionized the way people entertain today. 500 full-color photographs.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780517544198
Publisher: Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale
Publication date: 12/28/1982
Series: American Country Series
Edition description: 1st ed
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 10.04(w) x 10.20(h) x 0.95(d)

About the Author

Martha Stewart is the author of dozens of bestselling books on cooking, entertaining, homekeeping, gardening, weddings, and decorating. She was the host of The Martha Stewart Show, the Emmy-winning daily syndicated television program, and is the founder of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, which publishes several magazines, including Martha Stewart Living.

Table of Contents

Prefaceix
Introduction: Of Kitchens and Learning1
Chapter 1Entertaining with Style10
Chapter 2Cocktails and Hors d'Oeuvres30
Cocktails for Eight to Twelve: Oriental39
Cocktails for Twenty-five: Many Tastes43
Cocktails for Fifty: A Festive Occasion48
Cocktails for Two Hundred: Country Fare53
Chapter 3The Crudite, Fruit, and Cheese Party63
Chapter 4The Omelette Party80
Sunday Omelette Brunch for Eight to Ten87
Midnight Omelette Supper for Thirty90
Summer Omelette Brunch Outdoors for Sixty94
Chapter 5The Kitchen Party100
A Kitchen Salad Party for Thirty103
Tempura Party for Sixteen108
Winter and Summer Soup Parties112
A Chinese Banquet for Ten to Twelve121
Chapter 6The Buffet126
A Country Buffet Breakfast for Forty130
Clam Bake for Thirty135
Italian Buffet for Fifty138
Russian Buffet for Twenty-four146
Hawaiian Luau for Twenty152
Chapter 7The Dinner Party161
A Spring Dinner for Six to Eight165
A Light Summer Dinner for Four to Six170
A Neoclassic Dinner for Eight to Ten173
Bouillabaisse for Twelve to Sixteen176
A Formal Dinner for Twenty-four180
Chapter 8The Holiday Party184
Our Farmhouse Thanksgiving for Eight186
Thanksgiving Medley for Twenty-four190
Christmas Presents and Decorations198
A Children's Christmas Party207
Christmas Open House for Fifty212
Christmas Day Dinner218
Valentine's Day Dinner for Two222
Easter Lunch for Fourteen to Twenty225
Chapter 9Just Desserts230
A Small Dessert Buffet for Twenty238
A Country Pie Party for Fifty242
Desserts for Forty: Soiree Dansante249
Chapter 10The At-Home Wedding263
Afternoon Cocktail Reception for Fifty271
Sit-Down Country Luncheon for One Hundred Seventy-five279
A Catered Wedding Luncheon for Two Hundred Seventy289
Sources301
Index304

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Entertaining 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Martha Stewart's ENTERTAINING, the hardcover book is a GEM. Love it, the pictures are beautiful and I've made a couple of the recipes which turned out great.
ConnieNYC More than 1 year ago
Book cam without a cover, and when I opened the book for the first time there was a piece of wafer with mold on it. I was totally grossed out. Connie NYC