Perfect Party Food: All the Recipes and Tips You'll Ever Need for Stress-Free Entertaining from the Diva of Do-Ahead
How do you throw a party without stressing out? Plan ahead and do-ahead. This entertaining guide from Diane Phillips, the Diva of Do-Ahead, with help you get out of the kitchen and into your own party. She presents nearly 500 recipes that can all be made ahead of time--some days and even weeks--that taste delicious, and are designed to be served buffet style. Handy icons show which recipes are just right for a backyard barbecue, an elegant cocktail party, or an all-night blow-out bash. Dozens of menu suggestions, templates for figuring out the menu range and quantities, easy decorating tips, and guidelines for stocking a bar complete this essential guide to entertaining.
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Thanks to this book, Perfect Party Food which truly seems to live up to the long explanatory subtitle (that every book seems required to have these days), "All the Recipes and Tips You'll Ever Need ... Read full review
I absolutely love this book!! Getting the timing down and keeping the stress level low while cooking for a large group has always been challenging for me. Diane does an amazing job of simplifying the process and helping you prepare ahead of time so you're not running around like a chicken with your head cut off at the last minute. Everything that I've made from it has been delicious!
Party Planning Basics 1
Dips and Spreads
On the Side 220
Fish and Shellfish
Sweet and Savory Breads Pizza and Sandwiches
Breakfast and Brunch
Suggested Menus for StressFree Entertaining