Katie Brown Entertains
16 Tables, 16 Menus, 16 OccasionsBook - 2000
Katie Brown's knack for mixing homey appeal with a hip sense of style makes her both an irreverent and engaging personality. In Katie Brown Entertains, she illustrates how to decorate tabletops and put together menus to create 16 different occasions and parties. With simple, step-by-step instructions and more than 250 sumptuous, full-color photos throughout, this fabulous book celebrates everything from a Texan Fourth of July to a homespun family Christmas, from a romantic breakfast for two to a book club dinner with the girls.
Katie covers every element of a party, including more than 125 projects that contribute a special touch to invitations, table and chair arrangements, centerpieces, place cards, and favors. Plus, she adds her own personal flavor by describing her favorite dishes and sharing personal stories and anecdotes. More than 125 delicious recipes feature such enticing entrees as Oven-Fried Chicken with a Garlic and Parmesan Crust, BBQ Pork Marinated in Tequila and Coriander, Snapper en Papillote, and Scallops with Ginger-Scallion Sauce. Herb and Onion Focaccia and Buttermilk Biscuits with Cheddar Cheese are just two of the tempting breads. Almond Apricot Tart and Gingersnap Ice Cream Sandwiches are among a delightful array of desserts.
Chockful of delicious recipes, innovative tips, and affordable how-tos, Katie Brown Entertains takes the stress out of party planning and makes the formal art of celebration a relaxing and fun occasion.