Recipes, Decor & More
Complete Dinner Plans for Parties with WOW!
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Chapter 1 - JANUARY
ALL WRAPPED UP
Inspiration: The dead of winter.
Your guests will arrive all wrapped up and they'll stay warm and cozy with foods handsomely wrapped and suitably scrumptious.
Chapter 2 - FEBRUARY
AN ACADEMY AWARD DINNER
Inspiration: Academy Award Winners
Stage a glamorous evening and serve dishes as deserving of awards as the Oscar-winning "Best Pictures" that inspired them.
Chapter 3 - MARCH
A FAT TUESDAY CELEBRATION
Inspiration: Mardi Gras
With festive surroundings and platters of Cajun and Creole delights, each guest will feel like Mardi Gras's "King for the Day."
Chapter 4 - APRIL
!LOOF LIRPA (April Fool!)
Inspiration: April Fool's Day
Gastronomic gags galore: appetizers look like desserts, the entree poses as breakfast, desserts masquerade as appetizers, and the souvenir menu turns it all topsy-turvy.
Chapter 5 - MAY
CELEBRATING THE ARMED FORCES OF THE U.S.A.
Inspiration: Memorial Day
Make Memorial Day memorable with MRE, aka Military Rations Extraordinaire
Chapter 6 - JUNE
SPRING INTO SUMMER
Inspiration: Summer solstice
Good cooks eagerly await the arrival of the fresh, young foods of late spring and early summer. Yours guests will understand why.
Chapter 7 - JULY
A COOL MENU FOR A HOT SUMMER
Relief from the heat with fun foods formed in winter symbols and an icy decor - Cool!
Chapter 8 - AUGUST
SEAFOOD AND CITRUS
Inspiration: Hot August days
Fishing for a feast that's cool and cooling? The classic culinary combination of seafood and citrus is cast in new guises guaranteed to hook your guests.
Chapter 9 - SEPTEMBER
GRANDMA'S FOOD - NOT! FOOD OF THE 50'S REFASHIONED
Inspiration: Grandparent's Day
Grandma might think she knows what these dishes are, but she'll be blown away by their sensational new tastes.
Chapter 10 - OCTOBER
A CARIBBEAN COLUMBUS DAY
Inspiration: Columbus Day
Set sail on a voyage of discovery where Italian cuisine meets Caribbean flavors.
Chapter 11 - NOVEMBER
THE COURSE OF AN ELECTION
Inspiration: Election Day
A culinary staging of an election's stages. Unlike elections, there is no baloney here!
Chapter 12 - DECEMBER
Inspiration: December holidays
Christmas! Hanukkah! Kwanzaa! It's the holiday season! This festive feast features elegant foods, some presented as symbols of the three holidays, others as presents, deliciously wrapped and tied.