Betty Crocker's Entertaining Basics: Learning to Entertain with Confidence

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Wiley, Aug 29, 2001 - Cooking - 288 pages
A complete guide to the basics of entertaining at home with confidence and ease -- filled with 100 of the best recipe choices for entertaining and lots of tips to make it all look perfect.

The four elements of a great party are the Entertaining Equation: Good Company + Good Food + Good Setting + Good Planning = Great Time! Betty Crocker's Entertaining Basics: Learning to Entertain with Confidence details all the steps to take to guarantee that a party adds up just right.

One hundred of the best recipes to prepare for a party are here, from appetizers to desserts (all photographed) in an easy-to-read and easy-to-follow format. Plus, you'll find more than 25 easy Set the Scene" decorating ideas (all photographed) for making festive additions to the table such as: a picture frame serving tray; illustrated menu-, buffet-, or placecards; rustic cast-iron candleholders; iced decorated wine bottle.And, there are more than 80 how-to's (all photographed) explaining basic and slightly more advanced cooking techniques such as: pressing out pizza crust dough; layering lasagna ingredients; cutting and seeding a jalapeno chili."

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Contents

Basics of Entertaining
13
Desserts
159
Holiday Menus
225
Copyright

About the author (2001)

James Hill, M.D., a nationally known weight loss authority, is a professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado and an adviser on obesity to the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Hill is in charge of the National Weight Control Registry and developed the "America on the Move" program. He is the coauthor of The Step Diet Book.

Susan J. Crockett, Ph.D., R.D., F.A.D.A., is the Director of the General Mills Bell Institute of Health and Nutrition in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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