Amy Vanderbilt's Complete Cookbook Author:Amy Vanderbilt Simple family meals and "important" guest dinners can be handled with ease and grace with this delightful new cookbook. Tempting buffet at right - Lobster Newburg, Roast Turkey, Tomato Aspic Salad, and Brown Sugar Walnut Pie - was selected from the menu secetion of the book. The easy to follow recipes for these dishes and the many others found... more » in its pages make day-to-day cooking a joy and entertaining delight.
Amy Vanderbilt, the nation's foremost etiquette authority, has gathered favorite mouth-watering recipes from her files and compiled them in a big, general cookbook, appealing and useful to both the experienced and the beginner cook. Recipies range from the simplest appetizer for an informal family meal to an impressive dessert for a gala company dinner. Standard favorites such as a Sunday Supper Scrambled Eggs and The Boys'Do-It-Yourself Lunch are included, along with exotic recipes like the detectable Sochertorte from the Hotel Sacher in Vienna.
Many of these easy-to-follow recipes are supplemented by pertinent comments by teh author on seving or completing the menu with a zesty salad or a taste-appealing dessert.
Although Miss Vanderbilt believes that cooking is an art, she also believes that the wise modern woman takes advantage of up-to-date conveniences - frozen and packaged delicacies - and includes tips on where and how to use such short cuts.
With a complete range of menus and cooking information, as well as Amy Vanderbilt's personal hints and comments, this is one cookbook that is both useful and an entertaining kitchen companion for the modern woman.« less