Packed with simple recipes for every type of social gathering, this book is all you need to cook up a storm. There are some great suggestions for a relaxed Brunch, with favorites like Waffles with Maple Syrup Ice Cream and savory ideas such as Warm Potato Tortilla with Smoked Salmon. Appetizers include the favorite Baked Chèvre and the more unusual Lemon Potato Latkes with Gingered Avocado Creme. In Soups and Salads there's a recipe for every season, while the Vegetables and Vegetarian Entrées chapter gives you plenty of ideas to tempt the tastebuds of both vegetarians and meat lovers. Then there are the Pasta, Rice, and Noodle recipes, perfect when you need to whip up a quick meal. For entrées, choose from Fish and Seafood, Chicken and Duck, or Meat and Game. There is a tempting collection of sweet treats and, finally, Party Food and Drink offers a selection of fingerfood and cocktails.