"This is the book that changed the way America cooks."—Barbara Kafka
The Silver Palate Cookbook is the beloved classic that brings a new passion for food and entertaining into American homes. Its 350 flawlessly seasoned, stand-out dishes make every occasion special, and its recipes, featuring vibrant, pure ingredients, are a pleasure to cook. Brimming with kitchen wisdom, cooking tips, information about domestic and imported ingredients, menus, quotes, and lore, this timeless book feels as fresh and exciting as the day it was first published. Every reader will fall in love with cooking all over again.
This twenty-fifth anniversary edition is enriched with full-color photographs throughout.
About the Author
Sheila Lukins, one of America's best-known and best-loved food writers, was the co-founder of the legendary Silver Palate take-out shop. Her celebrated cookbooks, written alone and with her Silver Palate partner, Julee Rosso, helped change the way America's eats. For the past 23 years, she was also the Food editor of Parade Magazine.
Julee Rosso Miller co-authored the Silver Palate in 1979, and wrote The Silver Palate Cookbook in 1982, followed by The Silver Palate Good Times Cookbook and The New Basics Cookbook. She also wrote Great Good Food and Fresh Start, and with her husband runs the Wickwood Inn in Saugatuck, Michigan.
"A wonderful cookbook. How nice to have a beautifully illustrated version of it." — Martha Stewart "A classic."—Irene Sax "Bravo!"—Florence Fabricant "Delightfully bright and charming."—The New York Times "This is the book that changed the way America cooks."—Barbara Kafka "The classic standard."—Danny Meyer "To my generation what Joy of Cooking was to my mother’s."—Tom Valenti "Ahead of its time."—Todd English "Bravo Sheila and Julee!"—Daniel Boulud "Wholly satisfying."—Mimi Sheraton "Revolutionary!"—Steven Raichlen "Charming to look at, cozy to cook with." — Gael Greene "Long live The Silver Palate Cookbook."—Giuliano Bugialli