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It's one thing to cook vegan for yourself, but what about hosting parties and holiday get-togethers for friends and family? Party Vegan has you covered with more than 140 scrumptious animal-free recipes for parties of every kind. Whether you're hosting a child's birthday or a sophisticated cocktail party, you'll find many vegan options that even omnivorous guests will love.
But this is more than just a cookbook. It's a detailed guide to hosting vegan parties, covering everything from party planning to food presentation to shopping lists. Virtually every big special occasion is included—Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, and even the Super Bowl.
- Includes handy tips on planning your themes, menus, and trips to the market
- This is the first cookbook dedicated to vegan party recipes
- Party Vegan is ideal for people with vegan family or friends, as well as those who are watching their diet or have food allergies
For any occasion, this is a perfect cookbook for hosting fun parties that will delight vegans, vegetarians, and anyone who loves healthy, tasty food.
they don’t prepare themselves. Many are economical, too. And because there are no utensils, the cleanup is minimized. Small bites with big flavors also lend themselves to interesting presentations. If you can get by with no plates (napkins only), then simply arrange platters of hors d’oeuvres on the table, provide napkins, and you’re done, although you will need to watch the trays for refills when needed. It’s actually best if you can have fresh backup trays/bowls ready so that you can whisk the
about 40 minutes. 2. While the potatoes are roasting, make the pesto: In a food processor, combine the garlic, walnuts, and salt and process until minced. Add the basil and process until finely minced. With the machine running, add the oil and process until smooth and creamy. Set aside. 3. Remove the potatoes from the oven and set aside to cool slightly. When cool enough to handle, carefully cut each of the potatoes in half. If necessary, gently cut a thin sliver off each potato to make a flat
seasonings, if necessary, and serve at room temperature. If not using right away, cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days. apicniclunch 06_472231-ch04.indd 75 8/12/10 9:29 AM chilled and dilled green beans MQ Makes 4 to 6 servings Fresh green beans are plentiful in the summer and are especially good chilled for a picnic. Seasoning the beans with lemon and dill gives them a bright and refreshing flavor. ⁄4 teaspoon sugar 1 pound green beans, trimmed 1 1 medium shallot, minced 1 1
non-perishable), beverages, dishes, centerpiece, serving pieces, and linens. n Make two shopping lists: the first one listing all nonperishables and ingredients for recipe tests, the second one listing perishables and lastminute items (see next page). n Shop for all the items on your first shopping list (this includes all nonperishable food items, as well as paper products and the ingredients you will need to test any recipes you’ve never tried before). n Prepare any unfamiliar,
on hand 14 just in case. The nonfood inventory list includes paper products you need to buy, as well as any decorations or theme-related items, including candles or flowers. It also includes serving pieces (and cookware) that will be needed for every item on partyvegan 03_472231-ch01.indd 14 8/12/10 9:23 AM your menu. Arrange to buy or borrow or rent anything that you don’t have on hand, from chafing dishes to the neighbor’s punch bowl. the “no rules” rules After decades of planning and