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Simon and Schuster, Feb 5, 2008 - Cooking - 128 pages
Whether you have a special occasion to celebrate or you simply want to spend time with family and friends, hosting a brunch is the perfect opportunity. With more than fifty delicious recipes and six fresh ideas for serving them with style, Brunch offers a variety of ways to enjoy this favorite midday meal.

The recipes are grouped into six chapters to help you put together a complete menu. Choose from starters, egg dishes, morning sweets, main dishes, side dishes, and beverages. Also included are eight multicourse menus and suggestions for party themes.

In addition, six "idea spreads" offer smart suggestions for setting the table, creating a centerpiece, assembling a buffet, brewing great coffee, preparing the perfect pot of tea, and setting up a cocktail bar. Lavishly photographed, Brunch contains all you need to know to create the perfect daytime party for any occasion.


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Egg Dishes
Morning Sweets
Main Dishes
Side Dishes
Brunch Menus

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Georgeanne Brennan is an acclaimed food writer who also runs a vacation cooking school in a medieval village in Haute Provence, France. Her many cookbooks include the award-winning Food and Flavors of Haute Provence and Aperitif, as well as Savoring France in the Williams-Sonoma Savoring series. Georgeanne writes features for the San Francisco Chronicle's food section and is a regular contributor to Fine Cooking and Bon AppÉtit. She lives with her husband on their small farm in Northern California. They have four children.

Laurie Frankel is the bestselling, award-winning writer of three novels: Goodbye for Now, It's Not me, It's You! and This is How It Always Is. Her writing has also appeared in The New York Times, Publisher¿s Weekly, People Magazine, The Sydney Morning Herald, and other publications. Her novels have been translated into more than twenty languages, and all three have been optioned for film or TV. She is a former college professor who now writes full-time.

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