Fashion Food

Wannabe hostesses, take note: caterer to the rich and famous Serena Bass is publishing her first book, Serena, Food & Stories: Feeding Friends Every Hour of the Day (Stewart, Tabori & Chang; 210 pages), next month. Bass, whose clients include Ralph Lauren, Sarah Jessica Parker and Oscar de la Renta, provides more than 100 recipes (including Bass's favorite cheese-and-cherry blintzes), helpful tips and witty anecdotes. Now even the most anxious cook can throw a dinner party that dazzles. --BY BETSY KROLL

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