I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence
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... show more
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!
Publish date: October 16th 2006
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
, Food And Drink
, How To
There is just no one like Amy. This tiny little goof ball (I say this in a kind hearted way) has written a somewhat serious yet hilarious guide to entertaining. Warning -- not for conservative types!!
Just a fun book, if you like her humor. If you are not a fan of David Sedaris, then you probably won't like Amy. She has an offbeat sense of humor, she is willing to go any distance for the gag, and good taste doesn't inhibit her. It is what it is, and what it is is a very irreverent view of the ...
Sarcastic, quirky and kooky, I Like You - this jokey book on being the hostess with the mostess - is perhaps the only kind of hospitality book I could take serious. Half of this is domestic, home-maker, party-planner, cookbook material. In fact it surprised me how much of I Like You is straight up s...
I like what I read of it, but there are so many words crammed into or meandering about each page that I can't read it right now. There's a lovely Youtube clip of Sedaris with Martha Stewart.
I love this book! It reminds me of every cookbook and craft book I looked at as a kid. Amy Sedaris is the author and a comedian who is quirky, perky and cute. I've seen her on television talk shows and she has an unusual sense of humor that is very apparent in her book. She uses real recipes and cra...