Condition: Very Good - Text is clean and crisp. The binding is Tight. The cover is bright and clean. Dust Jacket has small edge tears.
Thoughts for Buffets is "Written to the Hostess with two goals (1) To retain the gracious art of fine dining with (2) a minimum of effort as benefits the times." Menus are given but interchangeable and use of "commercial timesavers... Frozen foods, packaged mixes, and prebaked delicacies will simplify your cooking; wines, spices, and herbs will make it far more interesting." A timetable for advance preparation is also given. The book provides a varied selection including Foreign Menus, Thanksgiving Buffet Dinner, Barbecues, The Rotisserie, Family Dinners and more. "A wonderful blast from the past in entertaining. Nigella Lawson recommended this book on one of her specials. I’m so happy I sought it out. A lovely addition to my cookbook collection." ~reader reviewPublishing details
Hardcover: 425 pages
Houghton Mifflin; First edition (1958)
Weight: 609 g
Dimensions: 14.5 x 4.3 x 21.6 cm