Savannah Celebrations, Simple Southern Party Menus by Martha Nesbit


“Savannah Celebrations includes some of our city’s favorite dishes, and I know you’ll love Martha’s uncomplicated, delicious recipes as much as I do “-Paula Deen, best-selling author and Food Network personality”Nobody knows coastal Southern fare like Martha, which is why I’d recommend, no, insist, that you put Savannah Celebrations on your go-to bookshelf.”-Mary Kay Andrews, New York Times best-selling author of Savannah Blues and Deep DishClassy 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. Chapters include menus for a christening party, oyster roast, Fourth of July cookout, and more. Tips on creating a menu, perfectly timing the day of the event, and shopping lists are among the other highlights that will inspire readers to invite people into their homes, share a meal, and make memories.

Martha Giddens Nesbit provides a contemporary take on Savannah food and parties with a casual appeal. Photographed in and around beautiful historic and modern homes in the city and at Tybee Beach, these great party dishes enhance traditional and fun Savannah celebrations. Chapters include a birthday dinner, christening party, oyster roast, Christmas dinner, and more.

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