B. Smith was a true hostess. From her effortless style and warm demeanor, she set the standard for hosting and entertaining during the 90s and even through today. Today we are sharing three classic B. Smith books that you must add to your coffee table. We know these books are full of inspiration and will be gorgeous additions to your library collection. Be sure to share images of your next dinner party or brunch with us using the hashtag #blacksouthernbelle
B. Smith Books to Add Your Coffee Table
Barbara Smith, founding partner and creative genius behind B. Smith’s restaurants in New York’s theater district and Washington’s Union Station, shares her stylish entertaining ideas and soul-satisfying recipes for every occasion in this delisiously fresh book, which addresses the entertaining style of a new generation.
From a Cocktail Party for Business and Pleasure to a Picnic on the Beach, Barbara Smith defines her approach to entertaining that–like her popular bistro–is cosmopolitan and elegant, yet casual and fun. She offers her favorite recipes, including Flash Roasted Salmon with Swiss Chard and Citrus Vinaigrette, Smothered Pork Chops, and Sweet Potato Pecan Pie with Praline Sauce.
With more than 75 photographs of party events, table settings, and finished food, B. Smith’s Entertaining and Cooking for Friends will help us all chart the course for our next party.
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Television lifestyle expert B. Smith shares her passion and ideas for entertaining, cooking, and crafts in this fabulous twelve-month celebration of holidays and rituals. As a restaurateur, TV host, columnist, and former model, B. Smith lets us in on the tricks of entertaining with flair and personal style.
The first in a series, Rituals & Celebrations is organized by calendar month, each including two or three celebrations and containing a history of the ritual, full-course recipes, party ideas, and step-by-step
Link to Purchase: https://amzn.to/2EvMi20
famed African American model, restaurateur, television host and entrepreneur presents her first ever comprehensive cookbook, filled with 200 recipes–from Cajun to Creole to Soul Food and beyond–and tales from a unique career, in a book with full-color photos.