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Entertaining and Etiquette

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Entertaining and Etiquette

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1 Desserts & Party Foods Cookbook: Entertaining with a Flair!
Beta Sigma Phi International Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A. Favorite Recipes Press 1982 0871971437 / 9780871971432 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Spiral-bound; 127 pages with index; Black & white photographs; Pages are tight with no internal markings and are securely attached to the spiral binding; Bright pictorial cover with modest shelf and edge wear including two light stains to front cover top right and light rubbing; . (The first section is menus and recipes for nine calendar days of special occasions and the next section focuses on appetizers, beverages and desserts to help you entertain with more style and less money. Party-pleasing recipes for all to enjoy.) 
Price: 6.00 USD

 
2 The All-New 1987 Holiday Cookbook: Over 1,000 Festive Recipes, Easy Gift Ideas and Menus
Beta Sigma Phi. Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A. Favorite Recipes Press 1987 087197228X / 9780871972286 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Spiral-bound; 193 pages with index; Second printing; Black & white illustrations; Two color photographs; Pages have no internal markings and are all securely attached to the spiral binding; Pictorial cover with modest shelf and edge wear; . (For entertaining with menus and recipes for: appetizers, beverages, salads, main dishes, vegetables, side dishes, breads, and desserts, followed by the index.) 
Price: 5.96 USD

 
 
3 Betty Crocker's Barbecue Cookbook
Crocker, Betty Racine, Wisconsin, U.S.A. Golden Press 1985 0307099407 / 9780307099402 Ring Bound Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Ray Skibinski 
; Spiral-bound in a flexible hard-cover binding; Revised edition, 1985; Textblock is free of internal markings; Pages are securely attached to the spiral binding; Bright pictorial cover with no tears and modest shelf and edge wear; .(We all love to barbecue and this has more than 165 recipes for the grill, rotisserie and the smoker, plus they have included traditional favorites. You'll find a wide choice of all that you're looking for.) 
Price: 7.30 USD

 
4 50 Fabulous Pies
Current Inc. Colorado Springs, Colorado, U.S.A. Current, Inc. 1992 094494311X / 9780944943113 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Stapled wraps; 48 pages; Textblock is tight with no internal markings save for a date written inside front cover; Pages are securely attached; Bright pictorial cover with no tears and minimal shelf and edge wear; .(Recipes developed and compiled by the Current Test Kitchens and include Crusts and Meringues, Meringue Pies, Baked Pies, Chilled Pies, Frozen Pies.) 
Price: 5.88 USD

 
 
5 Just for Starters: A Treasury of 350 of the World's Best Hors D'Oeuvres and Appetizers
Edwinn, Gloria U.S.A. Viking Press 1981 0670410934 / 9780670410934 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Carol Ann Robson 
; 255 pages with index; No edition indicated; Black & white illustrations; Textblock is tight and bright save for some light small stains or spots to front-free endpaper, right hand side; Boards are dark green with title in gold; Dust-jacket has modest shelf and edge wear mainly to top and tail of spine with light tanning; We have placed it in a protective, removable mylar cover; . (Written to fill the bill for every cocktail party, cozy gathering, and after-theater occasion, this book offers hundreds of delicious recipes of an international variety culled from Gloria Edwinn's personal store of favorites. There are dips and spreads and sauces galore, concoctions featuring vegetables, seafood, meat, poultry, and cheese, pates of all kinds, and pastries that range from basic popovers to quiches and phyllo creations. There's even a survival kit for emergencies when unexpected guests have to be fed on short notice or when those you've invited to drinks linger on into the dinner hour. Each recipe is presented in the same step-by-step format, with tips for dishes that can be made in advance and frozen until the appropriate moment. The instructions for what to buy, how and when to prepare it, and how to serve are so precise that even an inexperienced party-giver will move from pantry to buffet table with confidence.) 
Price: 5.91 USD

 
6 Soups, Salads and Desserts: As Satisfying, Well Blanced Meals or as Individual Dishes in Any Meal
Gross, Louise Haberbush U.S.A. Harper & Brothers Publishers 1947 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Ex-Library 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 305 pages with index; First printing; Ex-library with usual markings; Textblock is tight and bright with no underlining and no marginalia save for former owners stamp neatly placed on front and back-free endpapers; Red cloth covered boards with modest shelf and edge wear including wear to top and tail of spine; . (The young homemaker and the more experienced hostess will find this most helpful. The hostess will find many suitable dishes for dinner parties, luncheons, teas, card parties, and evening entertainments. The increasing popularity of a meal of soup, salad, and dessert is due to the satisfying variety which the combination affords, as well as the conveniece of the homemaker who can prepare much of the meal in advance, as well as its adaptability to the season, budget, age, activities and tastes of a family. A thoughtful selection of the trio will insure a well-balanced meal. After the General Information and Suggested Menus, there's a section on 'Meat Soups', 'Meatless Soups', 'Soup Accessories', 'Salads', 'Salad Dressings', 'Desserts' and the Index. A suitable soup gives a warm welcome, a beautiful salad lifts the spirits and a charming dessert, however simple, leaves a pleasing memory.) 
Price: 6.49 USD

 
 
7 Family Book of Manners
Hartley, Hermine; Hartley, Al Uhrichsville, Ohio, U.S.A. Barbour Pub Inc 1990 1557483876 / 9781557483874 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Al Hartley 
; Wraps; 189 pages; Black & white illustrations throughout; Textblock is tight with no internal markings; Bright pictorial cover with no tears and modest shelf and edge wear; . (Your behavior and attitude can influence relationships much more than simply your etiquette because manners are not just rules dressed up in white ties and tails, they even show up in T-shirts and jeans! The more manners are seen, the more you'll enjoy confidence instead of confusion or embarrassment as well. Also, children who are fortified with the social graces are more considerate of others, more apt to be self-assured and seem to cope better in a variety of social settings. While, manners are not only practical and sensible, they can actually be fun and quite rewarding.) 
Price: 5.85 USD

 
8 A Plaza Wedding: Inspiration and Ideas for the Wedding of Your Dreams
Harvey, Lawrence D. Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A. Villard Books 1996 067943772x / 9780679437727 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; 254 pages; First Edition/First Printing; Color photographs (quality pages/quality photographs); Oversize-heavy book; Textblock tight & clean; Cream cloth-covered boards with title in gold on spine; Bright pictorial dust-jacket with no tears, minimal shelf wear; We have placed the dust-jacket in a protective, removable, clear mylar cover; ....(Illustrated with over two hundred magnificent photographs ranging from stunning candle-lit grand ballroom scenes to portraits of sumptuous, delicate wedding cakes, to more intimate looks of families sharing joyous nuptial moments. This book is a comprehensive guide that spans every detail of wedding preparations and follow-up, so from the engagement to the reception and beyond, the author's discussion of invitations, etiquette, attire, menus, flowers, decor, gifts, music, ceremonies, finances, and much more, this provides essential and subtle touches that make a wedding not only go smoothly, but can also be flawless. Timetables, master checklists, special planning sections, and the Plaza chef's favorite recipes all further enhance this stimulating, useful guide. If there is anyone who knew about weddings, it was this author, who was executive director of catering at the 'Plaza', Manhattan's premier hotel for weddings. He catered unforgettable events from small elegant affairs to Hollywood style extravaganzas. 'A Plaza Wedding' also provides readers an insider's look at some of the Plaza's notable fetes, and eleven 'Plaza' weddings, including Donald Trump's. A beautiful book you can treasure for a lifetime.) 
Price: 16.81 USD

 
 
9 Healthy and Delicious: 400 Professional Recipes
Kapoor, Sandy, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.D. U.S.A. John Wiley & Sons Inc 1996 047113158X / 9780471131588 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; 522 pages with index; First edition/First printing; Oversize book; Color photographs; Textblock is tight with no internal markings; Boards and spine are bright blue with title in white; Has modest shelf and edge wear including some small spots to tail-end of textblock; A good solid copy; . (The recipes in this book are the result of five years of development, testing and tasting, retesting and tasting, and retesting and tasting again and again, with ongoing nutrition analyses. Most of the recipes are designed to serve 24. They include selections from appetizers, soups, and main course dishes, to sauces, salads, starches, vegetables and desserts. This includes many dishes with strong ethnic influences, and many inspired by the cuisine served in mainstream America. Includes Table of Recipes, followed by thirteen chapters and seven appendix's and more.) 
Price: 11.76 USD

 
10 Tea With Friends
Knight, Elizabeth U.S.A. Storey Books 1998 1580170501 / 9781580170505 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Carolyn Bucha 
; 60 pages; Second printing; Color illustrations; Textblock is tight and clean with no internal markings and no names; Boards are white with the title in green; Unfaded pictorial dust-jacket with no tears and modest shelf and edge wear; We have placed it in a protective, removable mylar cover; . (Tea is the ideal beverage for parties large or small, all year round. You'll find here 13 unique and colorful party plans drawn from traditional and lesser-known celebrations from cultures around the world, with each party containing menus and things to make and do to enrich the fun. Throughout the book, the elegant watercolors set a joyful tone.) 
Price: 5.84 USD

 
 
11 Dining Room Service
Lehrman, Lewis (President, Culinary Concepts) New York, New York, U.S.A. ITT Educational Services, Inc 1971 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Ex-Library 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 204 pages with index; First printing; Ex-library with library markings; Black & white illustrations; Textblock is tight; Mustard-yellow endpapers; Blue & black pictorial boards with title in yellow & modest shelf and edge wear including light wear to edges; . (If you've ever wondered what makes a successful food business, then you'll enjoy having this to read. The chapters are: Successful Food and Beverage Service, Planning for Food and Beverage Service, Day-to-Day Dining Room Management, Dining Room Equipment and Supplies, Human Relations on the Job, Service Personnel's Merchandising Role, Types of Course Service, Preparing the Dining Room for Service, Seating Guests and Taking Their Orders, Essentials of Food Service, Essentials of Wine and Beverage Service, Bar Service, Showmanship in Dining Room Service, Special Service Situations, Counter Service, followed by Wines of the World at a Glance, Fifty Common Cocktails, Glossary of Menu Terms and the Index. Some of the fine details provided here cover the topics of satisfying customers, the mood, menu and the market, types of food service in the hospitality industry, dining room service personnel team, efficient use of personnel, some of the equipment such as linen, silverware, china, glassware, furniture, the psychology of service, the menu, the sales aids, courses of the meal, matching service, schedule of routines, table settings for specific services, management's role in dining room preparation, greeting and seating the guests, helping the guests to order, passing the order to the kitchen, summary, questions for discussion (in all chapters), basic rules and techniques, serving specific foods, wine, other drinks, preparation of the bar for service, the manager's role, developing a distinctive operation, special courses, cooking and flaming, banquet service, buffet service, nightclub service, preparation for the facility, morning setup, in-service sanitation, operating the cash register and much more.) 
Price: 6.40 USD

 
12 Hors D'Oeuvres: Good Things for Entertaining
Martha Stewart Living USA Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc 2001 0848721942 / 9780848721947 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Stapled wraps; 48 pages; Color photographs; Textblock is tight with no internal markings; Pages are securely attached; Bright pictorial cover with no tears and minimal shelf and edge wear; .(Great recipes for: Filled & Rolled, Bites & Breads, Dips & Drinks.) 
Price: 5.88 USD

 
 
13 Complete Book of Roasts, Boasts and Toasts
Pasta, Elmer West Nyack, New York, U.S.A. Parker Publishing Company, Inc. 1982 0131583115 / 9780131583115 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 375 pages; 1982 printing; Textblock is tight with no internal markings save for former owners blind-stamp; The boards are yellow with the title in red; Bright pictorial dust-jacket with no tears and modest shelf and edge wear including former owners blind-stamp to front panel, top right/jacket has been neatly laminated to the book; . (Included are side-splitting roasts, boasts and toasts for over 400 typical and unusual professions and jobs plus more than 100 hobbies and personality traits and quirks - each carefully audience tested. All you have to do is thumb through the table of contens to easily find the category you need. Over 3000 sure-fire roasts, boasts and toasts.) 
Price: 6.49 USD

 
14 Wonderful Ways to Prepare Cakes & Cookies
Shirley, Jo Ann New York, New York, U.S.A. Playmore Inc. 1978 086908061X / 9780869080610 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; Wraps; 96 pages; Illustrated; Textblock is tight with no internal markings; Bright and unfaded pictorial cover with modest shelf and edge wear; .(Easy to follow recipes for cookies, squares and bars, cakes, frostings and fillings.) 
Price: 6.28 USD

 
 
15 Community Suppers and Other Glorious Repasts
Voltz, Jeanne (In Association with Woman's Day) Old Tappan, New Jersey, U.S.A. Scribner 1987 0684186640 / 9780684186641 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 239 pages with index; Textblock is tight and bright, save for some light marginalia and wear to page 26; Unfaded pictorial cover with no tears and minimal shelf and edge wear; . (More than 250 heirloom recipes from coast to coast. There are menus for splendid feasts or economical fund-raising suppers, dinners, lunches, and breakfasts. Recipes for more than 50 pies, cakes and sweets for dessert buffets, parties, and grand finales to dinners and luncheons. Four-star recipes for American favorites: chicken and dumplings, chicken pie, Swiss steak, coleslaws, potato salads, fresh hot rolls, brownies, chocolate date bars, and chocolate coffee cake. Regional recipes for a chowder supper in New England, a Scandinavian annual dinner in Minnesota, a Sunday soup lunch in New York City, and a traditional Lenten luncheon at a historic site in Texas. Also: there are tips on how to organize a major supper or event, how to multiply or divide recipes from 4 to 400 people, how to prepare ahead for freshly cooked flavor with the least last-minute work, and how to assign work to volunteers or paid helpers for smooth-running affairs.) 
Price: 6.04 USD

 
16 Windows on the World Complete Wine Course (Millennium Edition)
Zraly, Kevin U.S.A. Sterling Pub Co Inc 2000 0806978279 / 9780806978277 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; 208 pages with index; Millennium Edition, third printing; Color illustrations & color maps; Introduction by Peter M.F. Sichel; Textblock is tight and bright; Red cloth covered boards with title in gold to spine; Unfaded pictorial dust-jacket has protected the book well; Has modest shelf & edge wear including 1" close tear front panel top left; We have placed the dust-jacket in a protective, removable, clear mylar cover; ......(This easy-to-use, simple course - universally praised by wine experts and beginners alike - will answer all your important questions about wine and start you on the road to becoming a connoisseur. You'll also appreciate the author's writing style, his glossary of wine terms and his tips on stocking and serving wine at home, ordering it in restaurants and much more - with dozens of illustrations, including full-color labels.) 
Price: 6.40 USD

 


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