Features forty menus-appetiser, first course, main course, accompaniment and dessert, organised by season. This book's menus include: Savory Mashed Potatoes; Florida Apple Pie; Parmesan Cheese Crisps; Salmon Tartare; Walnut Spread; Moules Marinlere; Lamp Chops with Mint Butter; Salt-Crusted New Potatoes; Gazpacho; Peppermint Ice Cream, and more.
Denise Landis - who has tested a variety of cookbooks and more than a decade's worth of recipes at "The New York Times" - knows what makes a good dinner party and how to compose a menu that will impress guests while leaving the cook free to enjoy their own party. Featuring forty complete menus-appetiser, first course, main course, accompaniment and dessert, "Dinner for Eight" is organised by season, and guides any cook through a dinner party timeline of advance preparation and last-minute finishes. Each dish comes with a wine or beverage pairing. A sample of the menus: For Autumn: Hummus with Toasted Pita Triangles; Eggplant with Chopped Tomato; Vinaigrette and Spiced Chevrel; Bourbon-Marinated Roast Pork; Savory Mashed Potatoes; and Florida Apple Pie. For Winter: Parmesan Cheese Crisps; Salmon Tartare; Roasted Rabbit with Polenta; Wild Mushroom Saute; and Pears in Red Wine. For Spring: Walnut Spread; Moules Marinlere; Lamp Chops with Mint Butter; Salt-Crusted New Potatoes; and Cheesecake with Blueberry Compote. For Summer: Deviled Eggs with Avocado; Gazpacho; Seafood and Chicken and Sausage Paelia; Rouille; and Peppermint Ice Cream.
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"A must - have collection of recipes for any and all who ant to entertain with style and still enjoy their own dinner parties! Denise Landis knows what makes a good recipe work every time - her book is a great primer for new cooks and will expand the repertoire of any experienced home chefs too." - Nigella Lawson, author of NIGELLA BITES"
About Denise Landis
Denise Landis is a longtime recipe tester for The New York Times. She lives in New Hampshire. This is her first book.
Dinner for Eight by Denise Landis
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