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No More Waiting, It is Now A Thyme to Entertain
October 11, 2007

A Thyme to Entertain is a stunning new cookbook rich with flavor and overflowing with the annual events and traditions around the Annapolis, Maryland area. This collection of recipes from the Junior League of Annapolis is menu-driven (13 menus in all) and will help you enjoy a Steeplechase Picnic, celebrate a Graduation Celebration and make the most of a Chesapeake Bay Crab Feast.

A Thyme to Entertain is a "must have" for any cookbook collector. The 200 unforgettable recipes are labeled “Easy”, “Moderate” or “Gourmet” so you will know what you are getting into from the start. Overnight Artichoke and Ham Strata (p. 76) and Gingered Sweet Potatoes (p. 146) are simple recipes that will make you look like a seasoned chef. For more of a challenge try the Pumpkin Flan (p. 170) or Margarita Shrimp Salad (p. 78). Everything you need for great entertaining is all wrapped up in A Thyme to Entertain.

The numerous tips will help you put the finishing touch on your next party and the wealth of historical information will take you right to the center of this quaint seaport village steeped in years of maritime heritage. One highlight of A Thyme to Entertain is the gorgeous photography by Dean Alexander, whose food photography has been featured in Bon Appetit and Art Culinarie, among others.

A Thyme to Entertain is the Junior League of Annapolis’ second cookbook. The League’s first cookbook Of Tide & Thyme was published in 1995 and has sold over 80,000 copies. Cookbooks can be purchase on the League’s website, or through The Cookbook Marketplace, All proceeds from A Thyme to Entertain and Of Tide & Thyme benefit the community and charitable activities of the Junior League of Annapolis.

A Thyme to Entertain (ISBN: 0-9642139-1-3; $29.95) was edited, designed and manufactured by FRP in Nashville, Tennessee. Since 1961, FRP has produced more than 1000 titles for individuals, companies, and nonprofit organizations from coast to coast. Full support and consultation are available in the creation, production, marketing, and distribution of a cookbook. FRP is a division of Southwestern/Great American, Inc.

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