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Park Avenue Potluck Celebrations

Entertaining at Home with New York's Savviest Hostesses

Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering, Florence Fabricant


List Price: 35.00*
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Benefiting America’s leading center for the research and treatment of cancer, this is an invitation to a year’s worth of fabulous fetes hosted by New York’s most celebrated party-givers and fund-raisers. Taking the reader to some of the most glamorous private homes in Manhattan (and in the country), Park Avenue Potluck Celebrations showcases the unique élan and elegance these ladies bring to entertaining—be it a glittering New Year’s Eve or an al-fresco lunch on the terrace. From the mint juleps kicking off Derby Day to the Spanish Christmas cookies by the fireplace, these hostesses offer easy ideas that anyone can achieve at home. These ladies show that taste is all about how you put things together—on a tabletop, in a vase of flowers, with handmade invites. It’s these small touches, and the generous spirit behind them, that will inspire readers everywhere. The recipes they’ve chosen are tried-and-true crowd-pleasers that are guaranteed to be down-to-earth dishes you’d be proud to present at any occasion.

Praise For Park Avenue Potluck Celebrations: Entertaining at Home with New York's Savviest Hostesses

"A wonderful cookbook for those who cherish celebration - from The Society of MSKCC whose support for the patients and their families is invaluable. It's a celebration of the greatest victory of all - cancer survivorship." ~Lance Armstrong

"This is the go-to guide for easy and stylish entertaining wherever you live, and some fantastic recipes too. A huge debt of gratitude to The Society of MSKCC for all they do in the war against cancer." ~Vera Wang

Rizzoli, 9780847833443, 272pp.

Publication Date: October 20, 2009

About the Author

Florence Fabricant is an acclaimed food writer who contributes regularly to The New York Times dining section. She is the author of nine cookbooks, including The New York Restaurant Cookbook and Park Avenue Potluck. The Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is a volunteer organization dedicated to promoting the well-being and comfort of patients, supporting cancer research, and providing public education on the prevention, detection, and treatment of cancer.