...Martha returns to the art of hospitality, bringing her experience, style, and good common sense to Menus for Entertaining. Whether it's a lively summer garden party, a sumptuous holiday supper, or a celebratory get-together of friends, memorable gatherings can be large or small, casual or formal. They are all marked, however, by a sense of ease, imagination, and generosity.
It is this gracious spirit that pervades Menus for Entertaining. Here, Martha offers 20 complete menus for a variety of gatherings, with more than 150 deliciously diverse recipes. To complement these lovely meals, Martha creates table settings and flower arrangements full of charm and personality...With its delicious food, exquisite photographs, inspired styling, and useful information, Martha Stewart's Menus for Entertaining is the indispensable guide to entertaining today.
* Celebrating Spring
* Pink Peony Dinner Party
* Hors D'Oeuvres in the Garden
* A Small but Special Baby Shower
* Spicy Thai Lunch
* Louisiana Seafood Feast
* North Carolina Barbecue
* Crabs and Corn on the Beach
* Tuscan Buffet Outdoors
* The Best Clambake
* Surprisingly Simple Chinese
* "Fried Green Tomatoes" Brunch
* Midsummer Fiesta
* Pasta for a Crowd
* Halloween's "Ghoulish" Pleasures
* Thanksgiving at Turkey Hill
* Holiday Dessert Buffet
* A Birthday Dinner of Gifts
* New Traditions for Christmas
* Come for Champagne and Caviar
Beautiful full-color photos throughout!
DETAILS & CONDITION
Binding: Hardcover book with dust jacket
Publisher: Clarkson Potter/Publishers
Numbered pages: 224
Dimensions in inches: Approx. 8 3/8 x 10 3/8
Dust jacket shows surface rubbing and a little wear the corners and edges. Book boards are bowed, and the bottom edges of the book have spots of white paint on them (see middle photo below.) It looks like someone put his or her cookbook back on a painted shelf before the paint was completely dry, and some of the paint adhered to the bottom edge of the book. Text is clean and has no underlining or highlighting. Binding is tight.