Gourmet's Parties meets all your party needs with 38 delicious brand-new menus (over 200 recipes) that give you just as many fabulous reasons to entertain. This collection continues to do what Gourmet does best - present contemporary menus that sparkle. The atmosphere, the food, the wines, the objets, the table settings, are all very Gourmet - fresh, new, and inviting. Keeping the host in mind, Gourmet designed the menus for do-ability. Over 60 of the recipes can be made in 45 minutes or less, and many more can be made in advance. As always, exquisite full-color photographs focus on the essentials, helping the host to fully re-create these parties.