Recipes from Sutter Home Winery's Build a Better Burger Contest
Whether you’re in the mood for a Southwest fiesta, New Orleans jazz brunch, tropical patio get-together, or complete festa Italiana, this collection of all-inclusive, themed menus for burger-centric entertaining will delight your palate and your guests.
Packed with more than 60 full-color photographs, James McNair and Jeffrey Starr showcase the new frontier in burgers with inventive recipes for
Ocean State Swordfish Burgers
Smoky-Sweet Bacon Burgers
Pineapple Upside-Down Jerk Burgers
Sweet-Hot Thai Burgers
Little Italy Sausage Burgers
Home on the Range Buffalo Burgers
and loads more.
Burger Parties features sixteen crowd-pleasing menus with recipes for prize-winning burgers, appetizers, sides, and desserts, plus wine and beverage pairings that are sure to inspire backyard grillers and frequent entertainers with new ways to spice up your gatherings.
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A great burger is reason enough for a party! For many of us, life just doesn’t get any better than biting into a big, juicy burger. When all the components are perfect—a patty that’s charred on the outside and moist and tender inside, a high-quality bun that’s toasty warm...
"If you like to entertain, the beautifully photographed "Burger Parties" by James McNair and Jeffrey Starr offers new ideas for a backyard bash, with 16 all-inclusive, themed menus built around burgers."
--Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 5/27/10
“Check out the cookbook for some burger ideas that are guaranteed to make the first official barbecue of the season a winning event.”
--The Detroit News, 5/27/10
"Everyone loves burgers, of course, but perhaps it's time to come up with some exciting burger options to shake up the usual spread. To do so, we turned to a new cookbook called Burger Parties. Inside the 192-page paperback, filled with festive food photos, are recipes that include winners from Sutter Home Winery's annual Build a Better Burger Recipe Contest and Cook-Off.
--Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 5/26/10
"This is the white table cloth burger book. . . . What you have in this book is not just a fab burger recipe per chapter, you have all of the antipasti, sides, and desserts to accompany them, around the theme, as well as the wine pairings! Of all the grilling books I brought in for a colleague to choose from for a gift to someone who regularly grills, she chose this one as the most well-rounded for a complete dining experience."
"You would expect some fabulous burger recipes here. There are. But this book also contains a wealth of ideas for foods that complement burgers."
--Dayton Daily News, 5/10/10
"This collection is fun and features burgers in new and exciting ways. A burger isn’t necessarily just a burger if you have the ability to use a little imagination and experiment."
--Tuscon Citizen, 4/9/10