Entertaining, Occasions

Entertaining, Occasions Cookbooks
Cookbooks We Love presents picks and reviews of “Entertaining, Party & Special Occasion Cookbooks”, a short-list of cook books for special occasions and events, dinner parties, cooking for a crowd, plus holiday entertaining including Christmas, Easter and other seasonal holidays.

A French phrase meaning “amusement for the mouth”, amuse-bouche are the appetizer to the appetizer, a French culinary tradition that author and chef Rick Tramanto introduces to the home cook with his award-winning cookbook. Read the full article...

Who doesn’t pick up a copy of Martha Stewart Living Magazine every holiday issue to look for entertaining ideas? Well, here they all are, brought together in the Martha Stewart Living Christmas Cookbook, more than 600 favorites from Martha and company as they have appeared in her magazine—over a decade’s worth. Read the full article...

The popular New York Times columnist and bestselling author of How to Cook Everything, Mark Bittman offers the ideal cookbook for the guys—or those who’s idea of entertaining is ordering pizza or just strict avoidance. Read the full article...

Good Things For Easy Entertaining: The Best of Martha Stewart Living has all one expects from this series; dozens of ideas and projects (simple lighting projects, beautiful centerpieces, clever place cards, creative table coverings) and delicious, doable recipes from drinks and hors d’oeuvres to celebration desserts. Read the full article...

The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook is one of those rare pleasures where a cookbook offers up as much style as it does substance. Author Ina Garten believes that “Food is not about impressing people… it’s about making them feel comfortable.” Read the full article...