Introducing the Nordstrom Friends and Family Cookbook

A Tasteful Gift for the Holidays

SEATTLE, Nov. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nordstrom Friends and Family Cookbook (Chronicle, $24.95) by executive chef Michael Northern sets the table with favorite dishes that are sure to satisfy. Inside are bold starters, salads and soups that whet the appetite. Simple recipes for robust stews, pastas and family-style main dishes turn dinner into an event. Crowd pleasers like grilled meats and veggies are perfect for entertaining. Nostalgic desserts top it off, making the Nordstrom Friends and Family Cookbook a complete guide to great dinners and a perfectly tasteful holiday gift.

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"The idea behind the cookbook was to focus on the role that food plays in bringing friends and family together," says Nordstrom executive chef Michael Northern. The cookbook contains 140 of the best recipes gathered from the Nordstrom extended family of employees and friends. Also included are recipes for some of the Nordstrom restaurant's most popular dishes. The secrets behind the Maytag Blue Cheese and Pear Salad, Chinese Chicken Salad, Summer Tomato and Basil Soup, Bistro Crab Bisque, Sauteed Chicken Paillard with Angel Hair Pasta and the Gruyere and Custard Baked Potatoes are now at fans' fingertips. There are 63 wonderful color photographs by E.J. Armstrong that illustrate the delicious meals contained within.

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Review copies of the book and digital images of the book cover are available upon request.