"This is the book that changed the way America cooks."—Barbara Kafka

The Silver Palate Cookbook is the beloved classic that brings a new passion for food and entertaining into American homes. Its 350 flawlessly seasoned, stand-out dishes make every occasion special, and its recipes, featuring vibrant, pure ingredients, are a pleasure to cook. Brimming with kitchen wisdom, cooking tips, information about domestic and imported ingredients, menus, quotes, and lore, this timeless book feels as fresh and exciting as the day it was first published. Every reader will fall in love with cooking all over again.

This twenty-fifth anniversary edition is enriched with full-color photographs throughout.


"A wonderful cookbook. How nice to have a beautifully illustrated version of it." — Martha Stewart
"A classic."—Irene Sax
"Bravo!"—Florence Fabricant
"Delightfully bright and charming."—The New York Times
"This is the book that changed the way America cooks."—Barbara Kafka
"The classic standard."—Danny Meyer
"To my generation what Joy of Cooking was to my mother’s."—Tom Valenti
"Ahead of its time."—Todd English
"Bravo Sheila and Julee!"—Daniel Boulud
"Wholly satisfying."—Mimi Sheraton
"Revolutionary!"—Steven Raichlen
"Charming to look at, cozy to cook with." — Gael Greene
"Long live The Silver Palate Cookbook."—Giuliano Bugialli
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