About the book:
This new essential guide to entertaining is divided by occasion, offering a fresh lineup of menus and ideas from Oxford, Mississippi's go-to caterer for every celebratory scenario life serves up. In this update to the best-selling book of our mothers' and grand-mothers' era, Elizabeth's tell-it-like-it-is voice provides a twist to the classic Southern advice that is a refresher for entertainers of any age or experience. Packed with delicious recipes from the original book like Smoked Salmon Canapes, Hot Cheese Squares, and Brandy Alexanders, the book also includes popular picks from the current pages of Southern Living as well as Elizabeth's treasured
The Southern Living Party Cookbook is an entertaining handbook loaded with lifestyle tips and hilarious Heiskell stories, along with lush photography to help you get the look from table setting to plated dish.
About the author:
Elizabeth Heiskell was born and raised in the Mississippi Delta where she grew a passion for combining her love of food and the
history of the rich agricultural area she was raised in. Under the brand name the Debutante Farmer, she sells homegrown gourmet
pickles, jellies, jams, salsas, and her popular Blood Mary mix. She started her food journey with courses at the Culinary Institute of
America in Hyde Park, New York. As Lead Culinary Instructor at the Viking Cooking School in Greenwood, world headquarters of
the Viking Range Corporation, she has represented Viking on exclusive SilverSea cruises in Europe and the Pacific. In 2011 Elizabeth
moved from the flatland to the hills of Oxford, Mississippi. There, she and her husband, Luke, run Woodson Ridge Farm with a little
help from their three girls. Elizabeth is a TODAY show food contributor, and she’s also appeared on Food Network’s The Kitchen,
Hallmark Channel’s Home & Family, Pickler & Ben, FOX & Friends, and Chopped. Find her on Instagram (@elizabetheiskellofficial).