The Comfort Table
The Comfort Table
Recipes for Everyday Occasions
Simon Spotlight Entertainment, Hardcover, 9781439126745, 271pp.
Publication Date: October 20, 2009
Whether she's throwing a Super Bowl party for friends or putting a pot roast in the oven for the first snowfall of the year, Katie shares her favorite home-cooked menus for making holiday feasts delicious and ordinary meals special. With more than 100 mouthwatering, easy-to-prepare seasonal recipes, she provides sumptuous soup-to-nuts menus, along with practical tips for effortless entertaining, including suggested wine pairings, playlists, hostess gifts, and general cooking tips.
Welcome autumn with the rustic elegance of a home-baked apple pie. Roast an irresistible turkey rubbed in herb butter for Thanksgiving (and stir up a spicy gumbo with the leftovers). Host a relaxing day for your friends with a healthy vegetarian spread and spa recipes for postprandial pampering. From the decadent -- Nutella French toast sandwiches and juicy lamb burgers -- to the sublime -- creamy curried chicken salad and crispy zucchini chips -- Katie serves up a rich assortment of seasonal recipes for the home cook for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
A guide to enjoying great food with good friends around the Comfort Table, Katie Lee's simple recipes for cooking and entertaining guarantee the best kind of meals -- ones prepared with love that turn every occasion into a celebration.
"Katie Lee's new book about easy, fun entertaining rides the delicious rail between comfort and inventiveness, and makes the real core of delicious fiestas seem a cinch. The recipes are easy to make, the menus are parties waiting to be uncorked, the drink recipes are refreshing and fun,Êand the music suggestions make for a party ready to happen at the drop of a hat in any location with no effort at all...this is the new party bible in our house." -- MARIO BATALI
"My feet are the happiest when under Katie's table. I bet your feet will be tapping all the way to the table with these recipes." -- PAULA DEEN