Fun, hip, and always practical, Rita's Culinary Trickery is the perfect guide for the novice nester. Stylish entertaining does not require loafs of cash or even loads of time. It should instead be guided by this appealing mantra: There is never any real need to get in a panic over a dinner party--your home should simply be about having a good time, either on your own or surrounded by your friends. Rita then shares her tricks for creating the perfect guest list, setting a table, shopping for dishes, personalizing prepared foods, and whipping up stunningly simple recipes that keep a hostess's nerves calm so she can attend to her guests--and her own enjoyment.
Stylishly designed with retro artwork, this edgy guide covers breakfasts, suppers, dinner parties, celebrations, eating outdoors, and even dressing up a coffee tray. Rita's Culinary Trickery is sure to inspire every modern girl to sit back, take a deep breath, and enjoy her won party.