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The Infinite Feast - How to Host the Ones You Love - cover

The Infinite Feast - How to Host the Ones You Love

Brian Theis

Publisher: Pelican Publishing

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“[A] fantastic new book and entertaining guide . . . Lends guidance on gatherings from a Mardi Gras Jamboree and a Polynesian Luau to a Goblin Fest.” —myNewOrleans.comAuthor Brian Theis presents a well-rounded cookbook that takes us back to the mid-twentieth century and the foods that fed the nation’s craving for comfort and world travel. In seasonal chapters from New Year’s to the winter holidays, he provides curated and themed menus, easy to follow recipes, and kitchen tips. From casseroles and comfort foods, a Valentine’s Day party and a Mardi Gras Jamboree to a Fiesta Mexicana and Thanksgiving Bons Temps Rouler, the dishes are just as delicious as they are picturesque! Interviews with celebrity chefs and restaurateurs, including Gabriele Corcos, Billy Oliva, JoAnn Clevenger, and Phillip Lopez, and a tribute to Leah Chase round out the offerings in this amazing cookbook!“This new cookbook has a spectacularly retro vibe, with midcentury-style illustrations and graphic design, and food photography that evokes the finest images in the Good Housekeeping oeuvre. The concept itself is rather retro, offering menus for fun, quasi-kitschy theme parties throughout the year. And, as you’d expect from a lifelong student of Creole food who calls New Orleans home, Theis’ recipes for a Mardi Gras jamboree are dynamite.” —The Takeout“A fun guide to graciously hosting loved ones. Brian Theis does a great job melding his innate Southern Charm with experience gained from travel and time abroad. His book will be a welcome addition to people who enjoy sharing food and drink with friends.” —Jacques Pépin

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