The Cocktail Party: Eat, Drink, Play, Recover By Mary Giuliani
English | 2015 | 256 Pages | ISBN: 0553393502 | EPUB + PDF (conv) | 166 MB + 31 MB
THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO THROWING THE PERFECT PARTY FROM ONE OF TODAY S MOST SOUGHT-AFTER CATERERS.
When A-listers want to host a standout event they call New York caterer Mary Giuliani. Her motto? Eat. Drink. Play. Recover. She prefers a simple yet special approach to entertaining, but still manages to make the ordinary extraordinary. Now Mary is sharing all her secrets, along with tried-and-true planning tips, inventive menus, whimsical recipes, and delicious stories everything you need to know to get your ducks in a row and pigs in a blankets! to stage the perfect party for nearly a dozen special occasions, including
New Year s Eve: Banana Pancake Bites, Mini Kale and Fontina Breakfast Pies, and Champagne Jell-O
Game Day: MACOS (Mac and Cheese Tacos), Banoffee Cream Pie in a Mug, and Beer-garitas
Awards Season: Chicken Satay, Edamame Dumplings, and Singapore Slings à la
the Beverly Hills Hotel
Cinco de Mayo: Spicy Pigs, Sweet Quesadilla Bites, and Grapefruit Jalapeño Margarita
Thanksgiving: Turkey with Cranberry on Mini Pumpkin Muffins, Mashed Potato Popovers with Mozzarella, and Tipsy Turkey Martini
Christmas: Mini Grilled Cheese with Fontina and OTTO Black Truffle Honey, Baked Italian Mini Doughnuts, and Italian Eggnog
Each party theme comes with a festive Snacktivity that turns your favorite foods and toppings into an eye-popping set piece (think frittata bar, soup-sipping station, DIY grilled cheese party). Mary also offers up Big Stories to get the conversation flowing, a Party Calculator to plan how much to buy and prep per guest, and advice for stocking your Party Closet so you can quickly turn a casual drop-by into a fabulous time. Whether you host get-togethers once a week or once a year, this handy guide has all you need to eat, drink, and be, well, Mary.