Resource: Wild Women Throw a Party

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When you are ready to jazz up your entertaining, here’s the book for you! Check out Wild Women Throw a Party: 110 Original Recipes and Amazing Menus for Birthday Bashes, Power Showers, Poker Soirees. by Lynette Rohrer Shirk and Ame Mahler Beanland.

This isn’t your mother’s Betty Crocker party cookbook. No one knows how to party like a Wild Woman. She can bring home the bacon, fry it up, and entertain you all at the same time. Part how-to, part history, and 100 percent hilarious, Wild Women Throw a Party is the book to browse!

Master chef and co-author of the popular Wild Women in the Kitchen, Lynette Shirk has stirred up a best-selling batch of stories, anecdotes, historical facts, recipes, and favorite foods inspired by well-known Wild Women–from Dorothy Parker to Sarah Jessica Parker–and you are invited to a celebration of famed femmes and recipes for fun based on their stories.

Let’s party like it’s 1929 with Jazz-Age babe Zelda Fitzgerald! Highlights include Dorothy Parker’s Cocktail Party, Silver Screen Queens’ Oscar Night, Joan Crawford’s Mother’s Day “Mommy Dearest” Breakfast, and Mary Pickford’s Picnic at Pickfair. And nothing beats Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede. But you might want to try the Better Than a Spaghetti Western Pasta Pajama Party, in homage to Sophia Loren.

Who knew that dangerous debutante Peggy Guggenheim, famous for her arty party salons, was also a gifted gourmet? Or that when Eleanor Roosevelt wasn’t serving at soup kitchens, she was throwing and attending the most elegant “do’s” around. From Dollywood to Hollywood, these dazzling dames and sassy saucy Sallys know how to sling spaghetti, and toss any salad..

Pour a favorite drink and settle in to look at the colorful Wild Women Throw a Party and absorb trivia and choose the appealing party ideas and recipes. Live dangerously! Enjoy!

This book is available online.

 

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