Helen Corbitt Cooks for Company Cookbook

Helen Corbitt Cooks for Company Cookbook is a cookbook by culinary authority Helen Corbitt that directed Neiman Marcus restaurants. This cookbook offers recipes and menus for events and special occasions, parties, holidays, and entertaining. 


Format: Hardcover and dust jacket, 434 pages. 

Copyright: 1974 

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company 

Author: Helen Corbitt 

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Description: Helen Corbitt's fame as a superlative party giver and as an internationally recognized authority on food is based on a distinguished career of more than thirty years in many important positions, culminating in her success as Director of Restaurants for Neiman-Marcus, for which she is now a consultant. 

Helen Corbitt Cooks for Company is a unique combination of menus and recipes for every occasion, from easy, informal Sunday brunches to wedding receptions, from outdoor children's parties to formal seated dinners. Special menus are provided for holidays, from St. Patrick's Day to Christmas. The menus are rated for costliness, so that you can splurge or economize as you choose. 

In hundreds of cities and towns all over the United States Helen Corbitt has admirers who know her books, have heard her lectures, or have attended her famous cooking schools. For those tens of thousands, Helen Corbitt Cooks for Company is the book they have requested for years and it includes all the most asked-for recipes. If you are hostess for a mid-morning meeting, you too may want to try Hot Velvet Corn Soup, Cheese Tarts filled with Chicken Souffle, and Orange Muffins; or you may wish to serve Breast of Chicken with Chanterelles and Wild Rice with Grapes for a special dinner party. 

Every menu and recipe in this book has been tested, for the most part in Helen Corbitt's own kitchen. And besides the recipes themselves, she offers invaluable advice on creating a colorful and relaxed atmosphere and coping with the many details that help assure successful entertaining. 

Helen Corbitt Cooks for Company is a delightful cookbook, beautifully and informatively illustrated by Suzanne Cubberly Street. No hostess, whether she entertains often or infrequently, should be without it, as Helen Corbitt's books are good reading whether one cooks or not. 


Condition: Dust jacket has some frays and wear and clipped off interior flap. Opening page has some pencil erasures that faintly show. 

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