The bestselling entertaining guide from America's most delightfully unconventional hostess is now available in paperback! Are you lacking direction in how to whip up a swanky soiree for lumberjacks? A dinner party for white-collar workers? A festive gathering for the grieving? Don't despair. Take a... Full description
The bestselling entertaining guide from America's most delightfully unconventional hostess is now available in paperback! Are you lacking direction in how to whip up a swanky soiree for lumberjacks? A dinner party for white-collar workers? A festive gathering for the grieving? Don't despair. Take a cue from entertaining expert Amy Sedaris and host an unforgettable fete that will have your guests raving. No matter the style or size of the gathering-from the straightforward to the bizarre-I LIKE YOU provides jackpot recipes and solid advice laced with Amy's blisteringly funny take on entertaining, plus four-color photos and enlightening sidebars on everything it takes to pull off a party with extraordinary flair. You don't even need to be a host or hostess to benefit-Amy offers tips for guests, too! (Number one: don't be fifteen minutes early.) Readers will discover unique dishes to serve alcoholics (Broiled Frozen Chicken Wings with Applesauce), the secret to a successful children's party (a half-hour time limit, games included), plus a whole appendix chock-full of arts and crafts ideas (from a mini-pantyhose plant-hanger to a do-it-yourself calf stretcher), and much, much more!
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Amy Sedaris was born on March 29, 1961 in Endicott, New York. She grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina. She is a television comedian and author. Her first foray into television began in 1995 on the Comedy Central sketch show Exit 57. In 1999 she began portraying Jerri Blank in the Comedy Central series Strangers with Candy. She has also made several guest appearances on TV shows such as rescue Me, Monk and The Closer. Amy Sedaris has co-authored the novel Wigfield with Paul Dinello and Stephen Colbert which was published in 2003. Starting in 2005 she began wrtiing a monthly advice column in The Believer. Her book I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence which was published in 2006 stayed on the New York Times best-seller list for over 12 weeks. Her latest book is Simple Times: Crafts for Poor People which was published in 2010 and has made the New York Times best seller list. Amy Sedaris has also co- authored several plays such as Stump the Host, stitches, and One Woman Shoe with her brother David Sedaris.