by Leslie Revsin
Contemporary recipes and menu suggestions for casual but elegant home entertaining
More and more people are returning to the dinner table to rediscover the comforts of home through the pleasure of relaxed entertaining with friends and family. Come for Dinner celebrates home cooking with fabulous recipes and menu ideas that are low stress and appropriate for today's busy lifestyles.
Lamb Shanks with Red Wine and Green Olives, Mini Meat Loaves, Mashed Potatoes with Caramelized Onions, Pistachio Sugar Cookies...these are just a few of the delights that will entice hungry dinner guests to gather around the table. More than 125 recipes, covering everything from soups and appetizers to main courses and desserts, give cooks flexibility to put together their own memorable meals by choosing which dishes to serve together. As a bonus, two large sections of inspiring menu suggestions offer tempting possibilities for everyday dinners, special occasions, and theme ideas. Plan-ahead tips accompany every recipe to make entertaining truly effortless.
Written in a warm, engaging style as inviting as the dishes themselves, this beautifully produced package contains 16 pages of stunning full-color photographs to showcase the beauty of entertaining at home with simplicity and style.
Leslie Revsin (Bronxville, NY) has won praise and wide acclaim for her work as a chef, food writer, and consultant. Her credits include the honor of being the first woman chef hired by New York's Waldorf-Astoria, stints at One Fifth Avenue and The Inn at Pound Ridge, and cult-status success with her own Restaurant Leslie. She has been chosen as one of 13 "Master Chefs of New York" on PBS as well as one of Food & Wine magazine's "Top Chefs." A regular contributor to Fine Cooking magazine, she is the author of Great Fish Quick (Julia Child Cookbook Award finalist).
Come for Dinner
Memorable Meals to Share with Friends
by Leslie Revsin
John Wiley & Sons
Hardcover, 320 pages
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