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What's a Hostess to Do?

(book, Susan Spungen)

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h4. From the publisher

In What's a Hostess to Do?, the entertaining expert Susan Spungen explains everything you need to know to host a party effortlessly and with elegance. 

Spungen shows hosts 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 Desserts"), 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 berfore. 

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.