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Who wants to wait for Jazz Fest to snack on crawfish bread? Got a yen for Sucré’s Mardi Gras King Cake? These fifty recipes from the city’s famous chefs are an all-access, anytime, anywhere ticket to New Orleans celebrations and festivals.
Classy and contemporary, simple yet sophisticated, this collection of recipes presents Savannah food in spectacular settings. The result of Martha Nesbit’s more than three decades of entertaining, this resource includes everything the host will need to know to put together a party at home without the services of a caterer. From Chicken Tetrazzini for a casual bridge supper to Dottie’s Baked Beans fit for a tailgate party and Chocolate Chip Pecan Pie for a holiday dinner, party dishes for all occasions are presented accompanied by gorgeous photographs taken in and around historic and modern homes in the area.
Ms. Mason says her favorite celebrity client was Tom Hanks. After weeks of feeding the cast and crew of Forrest Gump, Mason was asked by Mr. Hanks to create a special dinner for his wife, Rita Wilson, on her birthday—and to charter a yacht. A few years later, Wilson was quoted in a magazine as saying that evening was the most romantic thing her husband ever did for her.
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