Food for Friends: Simply Delicious Meals for Easy Entertaining by Fran Warde

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    • Ingredients: baby artichokes; asparagus; red bell peppers; zucchini
    • Accompaniments: Char-grilled jumbo shrimp with citrus wedges
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    • Ingredients: new potatoes; cannellini beans; tomatoes; scallions; parsley
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    • Ingredients: baby greens; garlic; balsamic vinegar
    • Accompaniments: Char-grilled jumbo shrimp with citrus wedges
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    • Ingredients: all-purpose flour; butter; egg yolks; strawberry jelly; strawberries; heavy cream
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    • Ingredients: bread flour; active dry yeast; cherry tomatoes; rosemary
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    • Ingredients: all-purpose flour; rolled oats; mixed berries; fresh fruit; apples; cream
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    • Ingredients: salad greens; capers; anchovies; dry mustard; eggs; chives
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    • Ingredients: all-purpose flour; butter; confectioner's sugar; fresh fruit; light cream
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    • Ingredients: artichokes
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    • Ingredients: cherry tomatoes; eggplants; prosciutto; arugula; balsamic vinegar
    • Accompaniments: Guinea fowl and asparagus spaghetti
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  • ISBN 10 1841722782
  • ISBN 13 9781841722788
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  • Published May 01 2002
  • Format Hardcover
  • Language English
  • Countries United States
  • Publisher Ryland Peters & Small
  • Imprint Ryland Peters & Small

Publishers Text

Food for Friends makes stress-free entertaining not just a promise but a reality. Fran Warde plans 28 delicious themed menus to suit any occasion and all types of guests--Country Vegetarian Lunch, Supper on a Budget, Beach Banquet, Formal Dining, Children's Tea Party, and more.

The first half of the book is for Everyday Entertaining, while the second half offers stylish ideas for Parties and Celebrations. Each occasion features a menu of three or four courses, often with a choice of appetizer, entrée, or dessert. Fran also suggests appropriate wine or drinks, and offers a clear, simple work plan to help you prepare for the feast. With Debi Treloar's fabulous photography, this is an indispensable addition to every cook's bookshelf.



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