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The Ultimate Guidebook to Hosting and Entertaining


The holidays are coming, and it’s time to start planning for the family gatherings. If you’re looking for some tips and inspiration to help host your next get together, this book is perfect.  It’s is filled with great decorating ideas, super recipes, big beautiful images to help guide you along, and so much more.

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The ultimate guidebook to hosting and entertaining, featuring incredible recipes as well as step-by-step party planning tips, tricks, and how-tos on everything you need to know to entertain guests at home without the stress!

Everyone has different ways to show their love. Author Dawna Pitts has been enjoying entertaining her friends and family for as long as she can remember. 

Her debut book, 
Entertaining is My Love Language, is a cookbook-meets-party planning bible that makes entertaining fun, easy, and approachable for everyone.

Featuring low-key patio dinners, wine-paired multi-course dining experiences, and jaw-dropping impressive parties, 
Entertaining is My Love Language details every step of themed gatherings, plus timelines of what to do one week up to 30 minutes before your guests' arrivals. The book also covers the table setting of different styles, including set-ups for Asian-inspired meals, how to prepare yourselves as hosts/hostesses, and the etiquettes of hosts/hostesses.

Entertaining is My Love Language showcases Pitts' global experience of having lived in three countries-South Korea, Australia, and the United States. She also shares recipes from all around the world, including her Korean heritage with easy-to-cook recipes using easy-to-find ingredients, such as:

    • Pavlovas
    • Salt Plank Lobster Tails
    • Fresh Spring Rolls
    • Pork & Kimchi Mandoo (Korean Dumplings)
    • Soy-Balsamic Marinated Grilled Rack of Lamb
    • Strawberry Surprise Cupcakes
    • Miso-glazed Salmon on Rice with Wilted Cucumbers
    • Sushi Tacos
    • Brie Toast with Truffle Honey
    • And more!

    Whenever you're looking for a reason to celebrate, Entertaining is My Love Language will have the inspiration you need for hassle-free hosting!

    About the Author

    Dawna Pitts was born and raised in Seoul, South Korea. When she was a teenager, she moved to Sydney, Australia as an overseas student. In Australia, she learned to speak English and met her future American husband. They often traveled to the United States, where her previous exposure to the country was TV like 90210, The Simpsons and Seinfeld. Her return ticket to Australia was never redeemed. Today, Pitts lives in Phoenix, AZ with her husband and teenage son, Andrew.

    With a mission to make a difference on how people think of Asian cuisines and entertaining, Pitts has always had a passion for global travel and foodways. She’s the first to admit she’s not a chef or celebrity, but a normal everyday gal who loves to create memories with her loved ones at a table over delicious food. "Entertaining is My Love Language" is her first book. Follow her on Instagram (@entertainingismylovelanguage).