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Dinner for Eight: 40 Great Dinner Party Menus for Friends and Family Denise Landis

Dinner for Eight: 40 Great Dinner Party Menus for Friends and Family

Denise Landis

Published November 1st 2005
ISBN : 9780312325817
Hardcover
304 pages
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Longtime recipe tester Denise Landis--who has tested Nigella Lawsons books and more than a decades worth of recipes at The New York Times--is an accomplished and experienced home entertainer. Landis knows what makes a good dinner party and how toMoreLongtime recipe tester Denise Landis--who has tested Nigella Lawsons books and more than a decades worth of recipes at The New York Times--is an accomplished and experienced home entertainer. Landis knows what makes a good dinner party and how to compose a menu that will impress guests while leaving the cook free to enjoy her own party.Featuring forty complete menus-appetizer, first course, main course, accompaniment and dessert--Dinner for Eight is organized by season, encourages mixing and matching, and guides any cook through a dinner party timeline of advance preparation and last-minute finishes.A sample of the menus:For Fall: Hummus with Toasted Pita Triangles/Eggplant with Chopped Tomato Vinaigrette and Spiced Chevre/Bourbon-Marinated Roast Pork/Savory Mashed Potatoes/Florida Apple PieFor Winter: Parmesan Cheese Crisps/Salmon Tartare/Roasted Rabbit with Polenta/Wild Mushroom Saute/Pears in Red WineFor Spring: Walnut Spread/Moules Mariniere/Lamp Chops with Mint Butter/Salt-Crusted New Potatoes/Cheesecake with Blueberry CompoteFor Summer: Deviled Eggs with Avocado/Gazpacho/Seafood and Chicken and Sausage Paella/Rouille/Peppermint Ice Cream