You followed our evolution from articles to recipes, podcasts and videos. Now we’ve gone past your computer screens and ear buds with something you can actually hold in your hands!
With The Gilded Fork: Entertaining at Home – A Year of Dinner Parties, we invite you to throw open your doors to friends and loved ones — and offer them a seat at your table. And donʼt be afraid to ask them to help — that can be half the fun!
With a bakerʼs dozen of dinner party menus ranging from casual summer fare to an elegant dinner for two, weʼve compiled colors, flavors and textures from our favorite recipes (along with some new ones!) to indulge your senses with the seasonal tastes that make us happy to be in the kitchen. Weʼve also included beverage pairings for each menu, and lots of helpful tips to help take your cooking to the next level.
And in case you havenʼt heard, our friends have gotten in on the fun, too! Our readers and listeners helped us to photograph these recipes (some are right there on the cover) and test them extensively, ensuring that our instructions are clear and the recipes as close to fool-proof as possible. We aren’t sure if this is the first cookbook to crowdsource recipe testing and photography, but we think it might be!
We believe entertaining should be fun and stress-free for all involved, so please feel free to invite us to dinner. We do dishes.