Author(s): Diane Rossen Worthington
The third in the Seriously Simple franchise.
Elegant entertaining meets stress-free simplicity in this essential guide to fabulous parties year-round.; Choose a soiree style, create shopping lists and select from clever, delectable menus that make planning and hosting a party to be just as easy and fun as attending.; Diane Worthington is well respected and known for her California-style, simple, but elegant recipes.
"Writer and James Beard Award-winning radio show host Worthington has authored more than 20 cookbooks. In her third "Seriously Simple" title, she offers party-planning tips (e.g., how to stock a bar and arrange a cheese plate), as well as seasonal menus and recipes for a year's worth of formal and informal occasions (e.g., Holiday Cocktail Party, Mexican Fiesta, Easy Family Dinner). Many recipes, like Butterflied Dry-Brined Roast Turkey, Meatball Sliders, and Mocha Celebration Cake, can be made in advance, allowing readers to maximize time spent with guests. VERDICT This is an inclusive and efficiently organized collection that's great for everyday cooking, not just parties." - Library Journal, Starred Review
Diane Rosen Worthington is a writer, editor, food consultant and radio show host. She has authored more than twenty cookbooks, including Seriously Simple and Seriously Simple Holidays