The recipes in these pages are our very best. Each one has been well tested to ensure it is as foolproof as it is flavorful. The collection houses an array of dishes that have made us smile, generated "oohs and ahhs," caused a few to dreamily close their eyes in bliss and generally made us famous with family and friends. We have also included menu suggestions and entertaining ideas to inspire wonderful gatherings, whether fancy or simple. As you savor this book and discover the recipes and ideas you like best, we hope that you will make them your own.