Saucepans & the Single Girl

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Grand Central Publishing, Jul 1, 2008 - Cooking - 256 pages
From the basics of a posh picnic to recipes guaranteed to snare his heart, SAUCEPANS THE SINGLE GIRL is the ideal kitchen guide for todays bachelorette. Originally published in 1965, this hip guide to livingand cookingsingle artfully straddles the line between timeless and outdated. Maintaining the books irresistibly retro appeal, this new edition features the original text with a new introduction and footnotes with important (and often comical) historical updates. Like a classic Lily Pulitzer dress brought out again, SAUCEPANS THE SINGLE GIRL is a retro gem that will have women everywhere wondering why its been packed away all this time!

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great gift for a young single gal

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This made a great gift for my young professional sister who just moved into her first home & is learning the ropes of domesticity. The commentary is cute and contemporary despite the books older publication date. Read full review


Nouvelle Introduction
Why We Bothered
LeftHanded Gourmet OR Your Right
How to Make a Silk Purse Out of an Et Cetera
Commonplace Cuisine
Food Fit for
Posh Picnics OR Walden Revisited
Happiness Is a Very Dry Martini
Big Bashes
The Witching Hour
Glorious Gifts
Vital Statistics
Epilogue Redux

Deadly Little Dinners
Beautiful Brunches

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