The Silver Palate Cookbook

The Silver Palate Cookbook

Book - 1988
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With over 2.2 million copies in print, the widely acclaimed The Silver Palate Cookbook is firmly established as a contemporary classic. Originally published in 1982, the book's elegant, innovative recipes and emphasis on pure, fresh, ingredients ushered a new passion for food and hospitality into the American consciousness.

The lively collection of clear, step-by-step recipes ranges from sublimely refined traditions-Pesto, Manhattan Clam Chowder, and Stuffed Artichokes-to original creations certain to become the topic of conversation at any dinner party. There's PatS de Campagne with Walnuts and Juniper Berries. Fruit-Stuffed Cornish Hens. Caviar Eclairs. Blueberry Bisque. Plus over 300 more recipes for hors d'oeuvres, dips and sauces, picnic fare, entrSes, salads, soups, breads, desserts. Throughout the book are valuable menu and serving suggestions, literary quotes, food guides, food lore, and whimsical illustrations. Selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club , Quality Paperback Book Club , Book-of-the-Month Club's HomeStyle Books , Better Homes & Gardens Family Book Service , and the ABA Basic Booklist . A James Beard Book Awards inductee into the cookbook Hall of Fame.
Publisher: New York : Workman Publishing, c1988.
ISBN: 9780894802034
Characteristics: 362 p. ; 26 cm.
Additional Contributors: Lukins, Sheila


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JCLJessecaB Feb 24, 2017

This is a gem of a cookbook; each page is bursting with recipes, photos, and interesting side notes (concerning the history of recipes, ideas for dining settings, and more). It's a cozy book with a great variety of recipes. Highly recommended!

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