Gatherings: Bringing People Together with Food by Jan Scott

Gatherings: Bringing People Together with Food

byJan Scott, Julie Van Rosendaal

Paperback | November 10, 2014

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The old adage, 'It's not what's on the table, it's who's at the table,' means more to home cooks as the stuffy, fussy, pretentious dinner party of the past disappears, making way for a new entertaining ideal. People naturally gather together over food; it's a huge part of any celebration, and a means of coming together for more casual daily social interactions. Dinner parties are making a comeback - with more focus on gathering over easy, casual food, there's less pressure for fancy recipes, immaculate table settings and perfect presentation. Home cooks crave comfortable ways to socialize with friends and family, whether it be a special occasion or a means of reconnecting on a regular weeknight.

Gatherings puts the focus on real situations that bring people together, whether the occasion is a birthday or holiday, or just an excuse to reconnect and strengthen relationships. The book will be broken down into casual scenarios, with recipes, drinks or cocktails, and easy serving, decor and presentation suggestions for each. It will appeal to those less inclined to spend money eating out, who are still interested in socializing or hosting more casual home parties. It will benefit those who can't cook, have a small space, don't know how to mix drinks or easily decorate, or are intimidated by all that organizing a party entails, from estimating quantities to storing and serving. Gatherings makes social occasions easy and approachable, and strengthens relationships while building confidence in the kitchen.

About The Author

Jan Scott is a well-known Canadian food writer and the creator of Family Bites , a blog devoted to tasty family-focused recipes and easy-to-execute entertaining and party ideas. She's the food editor for The Savvy Mom Group, and has had essays and articles published in a variety of print and online publications. Prior to making the tr...
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Title:Gatherings: Bringing People Together with FoodFormat:PaperbackDimensions:318 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.75 inPublished:November 10, 2014Publisher:Whitecap Books Ltd.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:1770502262

ISBN - 13:9781770502260

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"All the food...reads temptingly and is well planned." ~ the Gazette"It's the book you'll be turning to before you plan any gathering."~ Recipe Geek"Sustenance is fine, sure, but really, what is the point of food if not to bring people together?" ~49th Shelf"Ideal for those who love to celebrate special occasions and other get-togethers with a communal meal."~Fast Forward Weekly"Serving, decor and presentation suggestions to make any occasion an approachable one." ~West of the City