Perfect Recipes for Having People Over

By Pamela Anderson; Rita Maas (Photographer)
Houghton Mifflin, Hardcover, 9780618329724, 304pp.

Publication Date: September 2005

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Description

Having your friends over is no big deal when you have the perfect recipe, one that's not only foolproof but simple and that fits into your hectic schedule. In her new cookbook, Pam Anderson shares nearly 200 perfectly convenient dishes, including

* Lacy Cheddar Crisps -- An irresistible one-ingredient hors d'oeuvre, ready in 10 minutes.

* Oven-Barbecued Pork -- Slow-cooked for 10 to 12 hours. You literally make this one in your sleep.

* Creamy Baked Macaroni and Cheese -- When kids are coming, why not serve the best version of their favorite?

* Shish Kebabs -- Satisfy every guest, from vegetarians to carnivores, in the same meal. Six exciting flavoring pastes offer all the variety you need.

* Easy Baked Risotto -- Elegant and effortless, with many sumptuous variations, including seafood and vegetarian. You socialize while it cooks.

* Orange-Glazed Asparagus -- One of the most versatile side dishes imaginable. Ready in 8 relaxed minutes.

* Molten Chocolate Cakes -- 15 minutes to oozy decadence.

Every recipe comes with helpful suggestions on what to serve with the dish, how to vary it, how to take shortcuts, and how to make it ahead.




About the Author
Pamela Anderson is one of the most recognizable women in the world and the mother of two. She lives in a small town on the California coast. "Ghostwriter" Eric Shaw Quinn lives and works in Los Angeles. She's from Ladysmith, British Columbia, he's from Natchitoches, Louisiana -- just two small-town kids trying to make it in the big city. They are very proud of "Star, " their first work together; but a little disappointed that they could spend this much time together and not be linked romantically in the tabloids.Maas is a photographer.



Praise For Perfect Recipes for Having People Over

Anderson revives the art of entertaining in this unthreatening collection of simple but elegant dishes. Her reassuring attitude will relax any nerve-jangled host.
Publishers Weekly

The perfect guide for getting get-togethers together without the muddle, mess, or meltdown.
Bookpage

"In her fourth cookbook Pam Anderson...offers foolproof recipes for festive dishes...With her advice, even an incorrigible worrier could feed a crowd without fear." People Magazine

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