Art Smith is Oprah Winfrey's personal chef. He provides readers with an array of more than 150 mouth-watering recipes that represent the very best of home cooking and to strengthen bonds between loved ones. He also discusses how to set the table in a way that gives reverence to the food and the guests; how various cultures give blessings before a meal; how different kinds of foods and dishes can contribute to an atmosphere of family unity; and so much more! This unique cookbook is illustrated throughout with stunning photos of the food and of people sharing their tables and their lives. He has cooked professionally for the families of celebrities and heads-of-state for almost 20 years. Dust jacket included.