Mom's Best Crowd-Pleasers: 101 No-fuss Recipes for Family Gatherings, Casual Get-togethers…

Paperback | February 6, 2014

byAndrea Chesman

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Cooking for a crowd doesn’t have to be stressful! Andrea Chesman shows you how to perfectly predict how much food you’ll need, prepare it in time, and enjoy yourself while cooking for the masses. With 101 recipes that include Three-Cheese Noodle Bake, All-American Burgers, and Chocolate Mint Ice-Cream Pie, you’ll be sure to please a gaggle of even the pickiest eaters. Chesman’s relaxed and fun approach to large-scale cooking will have you confidently heading up neighborhood picnics, office parties, and even wedding receptions.

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Cooking for a crowd doesn’t have to be stressful! Andrea Chesman shows you how to perfectly predict how much food you’ll need, prepare it in time, and enjoy yourself while cooking for the masses. With 101 recipes that include Three-Cheese Noodle Bake, All-American Burgers, and Chocolate Mint Ice-Cream Pie, you’ll be sure to please a ga...

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Today’s crowd can be anything from a few extra teenagers for dinner to a wedding reception for 100 friends and relatives. Whatever the occasion demands, Mom’s classic recipes and tips for keeping guests happy take the stress out of entertaining. Cold Sesame Noodles, Cheesy Spinach-Artichoke Squares, Big Crowd Pasta Casserole, Grilled ...

Andrea Chesman has written more than 20 cookbooks, including Storey's Pickled Pantry, Recipes from the Root Cellar, Serving Up the Harvest, and Mom's Best Crowd-Pleasers. She has also written a number of books on grilling, including the James Beard Award nominee The Vegetarian Grill. She has contributed to many publications including t...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 7.98 × 8.02 × 0.57 inPublished:February 6, 2014Publisher:Storey BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1580176291

ISBN - 13:9781580176293

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Table of Contents

    Preface: viii
    Introduction: How to Handle a Crowd: 1
    Finger Foods, Snacks and Drinks for All Occasions: 9
    Celebration Brunch: 33
    Salads for Potlucks, Buffets & Picnics: 59
    Potluck & Buffet Hot Side Dishes: 75
    Main-Dish Crowd Pleasers: 91
    Grilling Fun: 141
    Desserts and Bake Sales: 165
    Metric Conversion Chart: 190
    Index: 191

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“ These are homey, hearty creations with modern, updated twist – and they’ re simple and accessible to any cook.” — Natalie Haughton, "Los Angeles Daily News"