At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Eat Your Books has indexed recipes from leading cookbooks and magazines as well recipes from the best food websites and blogs. There are twenty-seven menus - something for every occasion - with recipes that are fresh, flavorful, varied, and often easy to prepare ahead. She has entertained as a young professional on a tight budget, a television personality, and cooking teacher; planned galas for hundreds and put on last-minute get togethers. A much-loved cookbook and television personality, Nathalie Dupree has thrown parties on rooftops and in tiny apartments from San Francisco to Rome to Social Circle, Georgia.
Instead she stayed for a year and earned an advanced certificate. Seriously, other than that, be clear to your guests about what time you plan to serve—will it be half an hour of cocktails? Welcome to Eat Your Books! And, finally, what would supper be without dessert? Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. Spills, misplaced dishes, and burning potholders are all captured on tape, with Dupree cheerfully reassuring her viewers that the recipe will turn out perfectly in their own kitchens. Shares more than 300 recipes for a variety of occasions from down-home cooking, to casual entertaining, to more elegant meals. Dupree displays colorful and attractive napkin and tablecloth arrangements, explains how to seat feuding guests, and tells us what to do when dinner burns to a crisp minutes before the guests arrive order out! Welcome to Eat Your Books! What is your most memorable dinner party? The rest of us just moved our chairs over and sat in chairs behind the table they were sitting at. Nathalie will be in Charleston at Southern Season on March 16 for a week-long event. Practice the entertaining basics, and you will gain the confidence to add the fanfare.
Here, the concept of hosting a party becomes synonymous with comfortable clothes and a much-loved recliner; following Dupree's five rules-and one of the 26 menus and more than 250 recipes -almost guarantees success. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. If you are new here, you may want to learn a little more about how this site works. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. When she wants to chat about throwing a party, we take notes. With full-color photographs throughout, clear time lines, shopping tips, and encouraging anecdotes. I try not to duplicate an ingredient within a menu—cream in only one dish, cheese in only one, fish in only one, etc.
The book is designed to show what Dupree does best-create spontaneous hospitality and wonderful food. In the early 1970s the Duprees returned to David's hometown, Social Circle, Georgia, in to open Nathalie's, a restaurant that emphasized fresh regional ingredients and California-style grilling and baking. Get everything cooked ahead of time. This full-range cookbook and entertaining guide features twenty-six full menus, from holiday classics to an eye-popping formal dinner party for. Recognizing the contributions of European and African cooks, she emphasizes traditional ingredients and that can be traced back through the of the 1930s to the 1861-65.
Author: Nathalie Dupree Publisher: Athens : The University of Georgia Press, 2013. Dupree includes lots of useful material on planning, budgeting, presentation, and more, along with often-amusing anecdotes and cautionary tales from her own experiences. Dupree grew her own herbs for the restaurant, which drew customers from as far away as Atlanta, a good hour's drive. Nathalie Dupree is a grande dame of Southern cuisine. What are your top 3 tips for holding a dinner party? Marker on cover or bottom edge of book. Whether your style is casual or dressy, you'll find a wealth of information for successful parties. What are the considerations you have when you develop a menu for a party? Dupree says that watching Graham Kerr, a prominent television chef, encouraged her to host a show of her own.
During almost ten years of operation, the school attracted guests like Julia Child, Jacques Pépin, Paul Prudhomme, and Paula Wolfert and enrolled more than 10,000 students in classes and apprenticeship programs. In difficult times food provided comfort and security as well as a focus for social events. Bookseller: , Washington, United States Viking Adult. Her award-winning cookbooks have sold more than half a million copies, but Comfortable Entertaining is the book that shows us how to do what Nathalie does best -- create spontaneous hospitality and great food. The dust jacket is missing.
In 1986 White Lily Flour, a firm based in Knoxville, Tennessee, asked Dupree to do a cooking show. Whether your style is burgers on the grill or dining on heirloom porcelain, Nathalie Dupree is the guide to entertaining comfortably and well. I always ask if there is a shellfish allergy when I serve shell fish. Nathalie Dupree's Comfortable Entertaining Cookbook presents 250 recipes from holiday classics to a jaw-dropping formal dinner for a full table. If you are new here, you may want to learn a little more about how this site works.
Comfortable Entertaining is as friendly, inspiring, and down to earth as a cookbook can get. Tales from her own experience will convince readers that anyone, anywhere, can host a memorable gathering of guests. Filled with beautiful photography, including dozens of how-to photos showing how to mix, stir, fold, roll, and knead, Southern Biscuits is the definitive biscuit baking book. When Pat Conroy, Anne Siddons and Calvin Trillin came to dinner along with a dozen other people at two tables. Bookseller: , Missouri, United States Viking Adult, 1998-09-01. Cover has used book stickers or residue. In Comfortable Entertaining, Nathalie Dupree has written the book that gives us permission-at long last-to entertain in a less-than-perfect world.
Her parents later divorced, and she grew up in Virginia, Texas, and other places across the South with her mother and two siblings. Distinguished graduates of the program include the food writer Shirley Corriher and Atlanta chef Karen Hilliard. Comfortable Entertaining is the book that shows us how to do what Dupree does best-create spontaneous hospitality and great food. Bookseller: , Ohio, United States Penguin Publishing Group, 1998. The book is well organized and includes numerous inspiring color photographs and humorous anecdotes.
Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed. Once you are comfortable, you will always be ready to welcome people into your home with ease and grace. Small ink spot exterior of book as seen when shut. Now, renowned Southern cuisine maven and author Nathalie Dupree is pleased to offer an entire cookbook dedicated to this famed Southern dish that will inspire people around the world to discover its appeal and versatility for any meal! May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. I load up on vegetables if there is a vegetarian coming, for instance.