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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From a hungry group of kids looking for munchies to a potluck office party to a barbecue for the neighborhood, today's gatherings are often casual occasions that need hearty, delicious, homemade food. Mom's Best Crowd-Pleasers delivers more than 100 recipes specifically tailored to feed eight or more people. Cucumber Sandwiches, Quesadillas, and Sweet and Sour Meatballs are perfect for after-work get-togethers, book club meetings, and informal baby showers. Muffalettas, All-American Hamburgers, Summer Fruit Salad, and Broccoli-Rice Salad are delicious at backyard cookouts, tailgate parties, and pool parties. And Three-Cheese Noodle Bake, Cuban Black Beans, and Baked Barbecued Chicken will attract happy fans whenever you need a hearty hot dish. There's something here for every occasion.

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From a hungry group of kids looking for munchies to a potluck office party to a barbecue for the neighborhood, today's gatherings are often casual occasions that need hearty, delicious, homemade food. Mom's Best Crowd-Pleasers delivers more than 100 recipes specifically tailored to feed eight or more people. Cucumber Sandwiches, Quesad...

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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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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

Editorial Reviews

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