Finalist 2008 National Best Books: Cookbook Category --USA Book News
This book is a good addition to any cooks collection.
The tips for successful hosting and mistakes to avoid are really helpful whether you are a new cook, or an experienced host or hostess.
Patricia Mendez has created a wonderful primer for the novice entertainer in her book, "Easy Entertaining for Beginners."
I like tons of colors and pictures. This book doesn't have that. I really haven't even used it. Will re sell it.Published 9 months ago by Amazon Girl
Complete and clear without burying its message in "tips." This book assembles a romantic evening and 12 social events like a well laid table. Read morePublished 10 months ago by rosered
There were not photos, the text was either squished together or spaced oddly, and there were random capital letters throughout the text. Cannot believe I paid $9. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Amazon Customer
really incomplete. For example, the menu for thanksgiving did not include cranberry sauce, which i found amazing, and did not include a green vegetable! Read morePublished on November 14, 2012 by Aquaria
I expect a little bit more meat in this book seeing that the cover is really nice looking. I am very disappointed in it that I put it in my powder room bookcase. Read morePublished on July 10, 2011 by Izzie
I enjoyed reading this, it is a very logical presentation of how to put together a number of parties in a variety of styles and sizes. Read morePublished on April 5, 2011 by Amanda A.
Great addition to anyone's collection. Many extremely helpful tips that would never have occurred to me and I've been entertaining for over 40 years!Published on October 1, 2010 by Annieb
Now, I am not an award winning hostess nor chef by any stretch of the imagination, but with Paricia Mendez' book at hand, I can now hold my head high when I need to take something... Read morePublished on May 8, 2010 by Susan P.
DONT LET THE TITLE FOOL YOU!
This is a jewel of a book and its not just for beginners, as the title implies! Read more