From great table settings to delicious desserts, these books turn dining into an art.
Bon Appétit Desserts: The Cookbook for All Things Sweet and Wonderful (Andrews McMeel), by Barbara Fairchild, showcases some of the venerable magazine’s most mouthwatering desserts.
Learn to turn linens into art with The Napkin Folding Kit: Elegant Yet Easy Ideas to Transform Your Table, by Dominique De Vito (Cider Mill Press).
Gifts Cooks Love: Recipes for Giving (from Diane Morgan and Sur La Table; Andrews McMeel) provides a plethora of delectable, makeable gift ideas.
Internationally acclaimed interior designer Alberto Pinto shows off stylish dining decor in Alberto Pinto: Table Settings (Rizzoli).