Friday Night Dinners

Menus to Welcome the Weekend with Ease, Warmth and Flair

Publisher: Random House Canada
These wonderful menus will help you bring Bonnie Stern's style and warmth to your own table. Brimming with enthusiasm, knowledge and a love of food and people, Friday Night Dinners is simply Bonnie's best book yet.

There's no better way to start the weekend than having family and friends over for Friday night dinner. With this essential cookbook, Bonnie Stern will show you how to welcome the weekend with ease, warmth and flair. Taking inspiration from long-time family traditions and from her many travels, Bonnie's menus reflect her own relaxed entertaining style and trademark approach — easy-to-follow recipes and lots of make-ahead tips, variations, helpful hints and serving suggestions. And Bonnie's personal stories will inspire you to create some Friday night dinner memories of your own.

Color photos taken at Bonnie's home by her son, Mark Rupert, showcase menus for every season and occasion — holidays and barbecues, fast suppers and fabulous feasts — and Bonnie makes sure you can make fantastic meals and still enjoy the food and fun with everyone else. With over 170 delicious recipes, you'll want to use this book every day of the week.


From the Hardcover edition.

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100-Mile Diet Dinner

Serves 8

Although I always buy local meat and poultry, and I try to buy local produce as much as possible, I had no idea what I was in for when I agreed to host James MacKinnon and Alisa Smith (authors of The 100-Mile Diet: A Year of Local Eating) at my book club. We take a...
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PRAISE FOR

NATIONAL BESTSELLER
A Globe and Mail Best Cookbook
A Gazette Best Cookbook

“Stern’s dinners are suitable for any night of the week. . . . I liked the fact that it is Stern’s most personal book. . . . Stern is always reliable as a cook and writer, and her recipes deliver.”
 — The Globe and Mail

“If the cookbook gods forced me to part with all my cookbooks but one, it would be a cookbook by Bonnie Stern: Her recipes are unfailingly user-friendly and quick, they always work and they’re suffused with the trademark warmth and flair of this delightful Canadian food personality.” 
 — The Gazette

“More than 170 recipes by the Canadian culinary icon that everyone can enjoy around the table.”
 — Ottawa Citizen


From the Hardcover edition.