The Ladies' Village Society of East Hampton is a
125-year-old nonprofit established for the preservation of
historical landmarks, parks, greens, and trees in East Hampton and
the surrounding area.
Florence Fabricant is an acclaimed food writer who contributes regularly to the New York Times. She is the author of thirteen cookbooks.
"...The Ladies' Village Improvement Society Cookbook: Eating and Entertaining in East Hampton gathers a carefully curated selection of 21 menus with more than 100 recipes from LVIS members, notable chefs and a few celebrity friends--all meeting Fabricant's well-honed set of standards. The result is a hefty, 250-page tome filled with fabulous photos by Doug Young (as well as vintage images), history and lore from professional editor, ghostwriter and LVIS member Bess Rattray, and a foreword by Martha Stewart." --DAN'S PAPER
"This edition is a lavish 256-page book, illustrated with more than 200 photos by Doug Young. It features more than 100 recipes for food and drink, grouped into 20 menus, with directions on how to splendify everything from everyday meals to poolside lunches. In addition, there are strawberry-and tomato-themed celebrations to feature items from the East End's famed local produce." --THE INDEPENDENT