Martha s Entertaining features new recipes for all kinds of occasions, including holidays, picnics, brunches, afternoon tea, luncheons, cocktail parties, barbecues, garden parties, and much more. A contemporary book of inspiration, aspiration, and practical ideas, this luxurious tome includes recipes than can be adjusted to suit gatherings of all sizes and varieties. With a book fittingly elegant from the doyenne of gracious living, Martha returns to the topic that launched her empire entertaining featuring four seasons of her parties and a diverse collection of all-new recipes, rich photography, and inspiration. Each party is accompanied by menus and stories for dreaming and planning, while the recipes are collected at the back of the book for more practical use and reference. Throughout, readers will find helpful tips, Martha s favourite table settings, personal anecdotes, and hundreds of creative ideas.