A romantic dinner for two, Thanksgiving with the family, a Mexican fiesta for all of your friends—throwing a dinner party can be a lot of fun, and a lot of work.
Whether all of your guests are vegetarians, or there's just one at the table, cooking a satisfying and delicious meatless menu can be even more challenging. The editors of Vegetarian Times magazine, the leading authorities on the subject, have taken all of the guesswork out of creating a vegetarian dinner party menu by writing Vegetarian Times Vegetarian Entertaining. Twenty-three delicious vegetarian menus, illustrated throughout with gorgeous color photography, let you start cooking right away.
For serious party planning, each menu includes a "do-ahead table," and for beginners there's an introduction to entertaining with hints and tips for making every dinner party a success. Vegetarian Times Vegetarian Entertaining offers menus for occasions year-round such as Valentine's Day, Christmas, Kwaanza, and, yes, even Thanksgiving. For any-time-of-the-year parties, there are menus like A Jazzy Taste of New Orleans, A Rustic Tuscan Dinner, A Brazilian Weekend Afternoon, and An Italian Garden Party.
Of interest to the vegetarian bride and groom, there's even a wedding menu. When you throw a dinner party at home, you're the host for the evening. With a little planning, you can feel like one of the guests, too, and enjoy dinner.
Cooking for vegetarians, whether you're a vegetarian yourself or not, doesn't have to be intimidating. Vegetarian food is healthful, international, and full of fresh flavors, and cooking with Vegetarian Times Vegetarian Entertaining makes it easy.