The Taste of Summer: Inspired Recipes for Casual Entertaining

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Chronicle Books, Mar 1, 2000 - Cooking - 203 pages
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Chilled gazpacho, fresh lobster salad, buttery shortcake piled high with sweet strawberries--summer cooking is all about making the most of the season's luscious abundance. Revised and updated, this best-selling cookbook now has a beautiful full-color format packed with photographs, recipes, menus, and colorful sidebars offering helpful hints. Cooking and entertaining has never been so easy and inviting as with these simple, classic favorites, from fresh Whole Poached Salmon with Pesto Cucumber Sauce to golden brown lattice-crust fruit pies. Whether you're toasting a new graduate with a backyard buffet or relaxing under the stars with a picnic for two, The Taste of Summer has something special for every occasion and promises to delight and inspire all year round.
 

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Worthington, author of The Cuisine of California, also believes in informal entertaining, particularly in the summer. Many of her recipes involve little or no cooking; she favors barbecues and picnics ... Read full review

Contents

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7
SOUPS
43
EGGS PASTA AND PIZZA
69
SEAFOOD POULTRY AND MEATS
95
VEGETABLES AND OTHER SIDE DISHES
137
DESSERTS 755
155
SAUCES AND BASICS
183
INDEX 797
197
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Diane Rossen Worthington studied French cuisine with Jacques Pepin, American cooking with James Beard, and Italian cooking with Giuliano Bugialli. She is a cooking instructor, culinary consultant, and freelance food writer, as well as author of The Califor

Maura McEvoy is a photographer and mother who lives in New York City.

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