• Caprial Cooks for Friends



Caprial Cooks for Friends


From Culinate

Caprial Cooks for Friends is an apt addition to any entertainer’s bookshelf. Caprial Pence, a popular Pacific Northwest chef with an infectious smile (her photo graces the front and back of the book jacket), guides hosts through such endeavors as finding the right wine for a meal, preparing enough food, and setting out simple but beautiful centerpieces. Although Pence is a restaurant proprietor (Caprial’s Bistro in Portland, Oregon, opened in 1992), these fresh recipes, both familiar and not, are adequately adapted for the home cook.

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