Party Nuts! (Hardcover)

50 Recipes for Spicy, Sweet, Savory, and Simply Sensational Nuts That Will Be the Hit of Any Gathering

By Sally Sampson

Harvard Common Press, 9781558322431, 96pp.

Publication Date: September 28, 2002

List Price: 12.95*
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It's awfully hard not to love party nuts. Whether salty or sweet, spicy or mild, they are addictively delicious, the perfect nibble food for cocktail parties, holiday buffets, and any formal or informal gathering. In Party Nuts , veteran author Sally Sampson presents 50 recipes for all sorts of flavored nuts that will please every palate, along with easy, fun tips for serving them. There are sweet varieties (Snappy Taffed Pecans, Cinnamon Sugar and Orange Macademia Nuts), mixes that will set tongues tingling (Killer Peanuts, Salt and Chipotle Chile Almonds), savory versions (Rosemary Walnuts, Saffron Pistachios), and much more. The recipes are accompanied by vibrant four-color photographs that make this a great gift for your favorite cook, or for yourself.

About the Author

Sally Sampson is the author of The Bake Sale Cookbook and The $50 Dinner Party, and co-author of several books, including The Olives Table, The Figs Table, and The Olives Dessert Table with Todd English. She also co-wrote The Occidental Tourist with acclaimed Boston chef Stan Frankenthaler. She is a senior writer for Cook's Illustrated and has been a contributor to Bon Appetit, Food & Wine, Fine Cooking, Self, The Boston Globe, Boston Magazine, Mode, and Microsoft's online magazine Boston Sidewalk. Sampson has appeared on The Early Show and QVC. Sampson lives with her family in Watertown, Massachusetts.