Divided by occasion, The Southern Living Party Cookbook by Elizabeth Heiskell is a modern-day reinterpretation of the top-selling Southern Living cookbook of all time. The Southern Living Party Cookbook offers a fresh lineup of party ideas, including Bridal Tea, Garden Club Luncheon, Summer Nights, Cocktails and Canapés, Tailgate, Picnic on the Lawn, Fall Dinner, and 24 more gatherings you’ll want to host. With delicious dishes from the original book, plus popular picks from the current pages of Southern Living magazine, and sure-to-become classics from Elizabeth’s own treasured recipe box, The Southern Living Party Cookbook has menus for any occasion, whether it took weeks to plan or came together at the last minute.
Whether you’re planning a small family gathering or a feast for a crowd, The Southern Living Party Cookbook provides fun and delicious recipes that are bound to please! Some of our favorites are the Frozen Peaches and Cream, Vichyssoise, Strawberry Pretzel Crostini, Mint Julep Jigglers, Hot Cheese Squares, and Mint Chocolate Truffles, to name a few. This cookbook inspires at every turn! Intimidated by the idea of hosting a party? This cookbook will help banish this fear!
The Southern Living Party Cookbook is as just as inspiring as the original cookbook that came out in 1972. In addition to a bevy of crowd-pleasing recipes, you’ll find party-themed menus and guides for party planning – from invitations and estimating portions to decorating and farewell favors.
About the Author
Born and raised in the Mississippi Delta, Elizabeth Heiskell’s culinary journey started in her parent’s Delta kitchen, where food and fun went hand in hand — a tradition she is passing down to her three daughters. She went on to serve as Lead Culinary Instructor at the Viking Cooking School in Greenwood, Mississippi (headquarters of the Viking Range Corporation). Today, she owns a bustling vegetable business with her husband Luke, selling beautiful vegetables to the best restaurants in the South. Elizabeth’s long-time love is her catering company, Elizabeth Heiskell Catering, where she has served the famous and not-so-famous for 20 years. In her spare time, she produces The Debutante Farmer line of Bloody Mary mixes. Elizabeth is the TODAY show food contributor and a regular on Sirius XM radio.