Friends at My Table: Recipes for a Year of Eating, Drinking, and Making Merry

Friends at My Table: Recipes for a Year of Eating, Drinking, and Making Merry

Alice Hart is a genius at effortless entertaining and serving up delicious food for a crowd. In Friends at My Table she’s crafted 12 complete menus—3 for each season—and 70 perfectly delicious recipes for a year’s worth of colorful celebrations. Menus include food and drink for a bridal shower, brunches, a laid-back summer wedding, picnics, autumn bonfires, and even a New Year’s Eve dinner. There’s something here for every occasion, mood, budget, and palate—omnivores and vegetarians, too.

Also, get ideas for charming activities to incorporate into your parties: how to build a home smoker, tips on wild-food foraging, how to pack for a picnic, and even the basics of playing beach cricket.  

Title:Friends at My Table: Recipes for a Year of Eating, Drinking, and Making Merry
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781611800609
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    Friends at My Table: Recipes for a Year of Eating, Drinking, and Making Merry Reviews

  • Rabbit {Paint me like one of your 19th century gothic heroines!}

    Disclaimer: This ARC was given to me for free in exchange for an honest review from Netgalley.Beautiful recipes and photos. Will have to use some for my wedding....

  • Darren

    Cooking for a large group is not the same as making a meal for your family - it is an art, particularly if you don't want to be stressing before and possibly during the meal. You might even want to ta...

  • Kimberly Ann

    These are lovely recipes (even though I'd make changes/omissions to many of them) and in my opinion, they show a high level of caring & thoughtfulness if indeed you are making them for friends. They a...

  • Jennifer

    What a fun book! Alice Hart presents 3 menus per season, each menu having a different theme. I love the idea of these various get-togethers.The photographs in the book are also beautiful. I just want ...

  • LK

    Advance copy provided through netgalley.A beautifully photographed book for the cook who likes to entertain. I love that it is menu-based. The author encourages substitutions, which is good because sh...

  • Elizabeth Grieve

    I've had this review copy for ages, and have dipped in and out at various times. It's a lovely book, more than just a recipe book and perhaps a touch self-indulgent, but well worth a look. It has comp...

  • Meredith

    I am usually looking for things that look easy and quick to make but by a skillful combination of ingredients / flavours are interesting and impressive. I didn't find such recipes in this book. But if...

  • Ashley

    There's a lot going on in this book, which might be a good thing if I were a leisurely peruser, but I'm not. I like to have some momentum in my text....

  • Jennifer

    Really beautiful book. I liked all the layouts, photos, etc. But only a few recipes I was interested in making....

  • Jen Visser

    Lovely ideas in this book and it's well thought out but no menus that I'd actually prepare....