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Cooking For a Crowd -Quantity Cooking Tips and Recipes

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Cooking for 100 People
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Spaghetti for 100 people!
Spaghetti for 100..You will need 10 pounds thin spaghetti.

If you are making a nice sauce to go with this, you will also need about 6 pounds ground beef, and 20 # 2 cans of tomatoes and 12 6 ounce cans of tomato paste.

Seasoning as desired onions, green peppers, garlic, salt,sugar, pepper, and cheese.

If you need to cook large amounts of spaghetti in large pots and
need to keep the pasta from sticking to the pots, here is a tip:
Bring the spaghetti and water to a full boil, and tightly cover with lid.
Turn off the heat, but keep the pot on the hot burner.

Let stand about 15 minutes or so. Pasta should finish cooking without the burner on and will not stick.

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Finding containers to store food, finding lids for each container and rearranging the refrigerator are tedious tasks, taking up time that could be better spent reflecting on the night's festivities.
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Ingredients you will need for Preparing Food for 25-100 People

Baked Ham You will need 2 fifteen pound hams.

Baked Beans: You will need 5 quarts beans, 1-1/3 cups molasses, 3/4 cup sugar, 2-2/3 tablespoons each of mustard and paprika, 8 tablespoons of salt, and 1-1/3 pounds of bacon or salt pork.

Baking Powder Biscuits(For 200 Biscuits) You will need 12 quarts of flour, 1 cup of baking powder, 1/4 cup of salt, 3 cups shortening and about 5-1/2 quarts of milk.

Chicken You will need 30 pounds of chicken.

(144 Servings) You will need 12 cups of coffee and 6 gallons of water.

Egg Salad Sandwich Filling: You will need 4 dozen hard cooked eggs, 2 cups sifted bread crumbs, 4 tablespoons salt, 1-1/2 quarts mayonnaise and 3 tablespoons lemon juice.

Ham Salad Sandwich Filling You will need 4 pounds of cooked and chopped ham, 2-2/3 cups of chopped pickles, 4 cups bread crumbs and 4 cups of mayonnaise
Hot Chocolate:You will need 6 cups of grated chocolate, 3 cups sugar, 2 teaspoons of salt, 3 gallons boiling water, 4 gallons of milk and 8 teaspoons of vanilla.

Hot Dogs
You will need 25 pounds of hot dogs
and 13 packages of hot dog rolls. (8 rolls each package)

Lemonade: (180 Servings) You will need 4 quarts of lemon juice, 8 gallons on water, and (8 quarts of sugar, 1 quart water for the syrup)

Macaroni and Cheese:
You will need 2 gallons of cooked macaroni, 4 pounds cheese, 1/2 cup butter, 2 cups bread crumbs and 12 quarts of thick white sauce

Meat Loaf :
You will need 15 lb. of hamburg, 2 quarts bread crumbs, 3 whole eggs, 5 egg yolks, 1-1/2 quarts of milk, 1/2 pound onions and 6 tablespoons of salt.

Potato Salad: You will need 10 quarts of boiled and diced potatoes, 2 quarts of chopped celery, 1/4 cup salt, 1 teaspoon paprika, 1 quart french dressing (or Mayonnaise), 1 cup chopped parsley, 1 can pimentos and 1/4 cup chopped onion.

The above quantities do not give specific recipes.
You can follow your favorite recipes

Large Quantity Recipes, Fourth Edition

The fourth edition of "Large Quantity Recipes" extends to new areas of business, including inplant foodservice, nursing and retirement homes, church and school foodservice operations, and commercial restaurants.

So whether you're a supervisor of multiple units with a limited amount of time...a new employee struggling with production and service requirements in a large quanity accountant calculating menu costs...or a student preparing for foodservice systems management, "Large Quantity Recipes" will serve as the cornerstone of your entire operation.
Large Quantity Recipes, Fourth Edition

From the founder of the popular blog The Kitchn, this lavishly photographed cookbook offers inspiring ideas and expert advice for crowd-pleasing food that's fresh and unfussy, but always delicious.

The more than 100 recipes—from plentiful drinks to flavorful desserts—call for seasonal ingredients and time-savvy techniques, and are well suited to passing on large platters or in serving bowls at casual get-togethers.

Throughout are helpful and engaging tips for entertaining, from selecting wines to putting together an antipasto platter.
Sophisticated yet simple, these are dishes that everyone will enjoy cooking, eating, and sharing.
Good Food to Share
Recipes for Entertaining with Family & Friends

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Many people can handle throwing a party for 8 or 10 people, but how many can successfully negotiate the trials of entertaining 25 or 50?
Do It for Less! Parties has all the tools you need to plan efficiently and entertain flawlessly when cooking for a crowd.

Packed with quantity recipes for 12, 25, 50, or 75 friends and family, this combination party cookbook, decorating guide, and entertaining primer shows today’s savvy hostess how to do it for less time and do it for less money without sacrificing one’s sanity or style.

The first half of the book focuses on the logistics of quantity cooking.
Do It for Less! Parties: Tricks of the Trade from Professional Caterers' Kitchens