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4 pm. A guide to casual home entertaining filled with imaginative ideas, practical tips, and delicious recipes from well-known chefs, restaurateurs, and tastemakers. Following the success of "Love Where You Live: At Home in the Country", Joan Osofsky and Abby Adams serve up an array of inspiring seasonal parties hosted by food professionals and home cooks. These gatherings range from an intimate houseguest breakfast to a large harvest party. A selection of recipes from the book will be included in the White Hart's Sunday supper menu. The book includes menus with sixty easy-to-prepare dishes and drinks, such as a tantalizing rhubarb spritzer, falafel with dipping sauces, a savory chicken potpie, and ginger cookies. Throughout are ideas for setting festive tables, floral choices, and decorative touches, as well as how to create a functional kitchen and well-stocked pantry. A list of sources of regional markets carrying local products rounds out this go-to entertaining guide. Joan Osofsky owns Hammertown Barn, three Hudson Valley and Berkshire based independent lifestyle stores. Abby Adams is the author of several books including "The Gardener's Gripe Book".