Recipes from What’s a Hostess to Do?

What’s A Hostess To Do?

In What’s a Hostess to Do?, entertaining expert Susan Spungen explains everything you need to know to host a party effortlessly and with elegance. Susan shows the hostess how to make it look easy–whether the occasion is an informal brunch, a sit-down dinner, a buffet for a crowd, or an impromptu birthday celebration. It’s all arranged in 313 easy-to-digest entries that take readers through every aspect of entertaining. The tips are time-saving (“Ten Great Assembled Dessets”), money-saving (“In Praise of Cheap Wine”), energy-saving (“Ten Jobs to Delegate”), and face-saving (“How to Handle Uninvited Guests”), plus there are 121 recipes to make entertaining easier than ever before. With helpful illustrations and full-color photographs, What’s a Hostess to Do? is a stylish and instructive guide filled with expert advice from a party-throwing pro.

A white bowl filled with mashed potatoes and topped with a square of butter

Easy Mashed Potatoes

Yeah, yeah, we know. You don’t need a recipe for mashed Yukon Golds with butter, milk, and salt. Or so you think. Try this and get back to us.

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