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by Lou Seibert Pappas

A Carefree Picnic
Blend equal parts of fun and great flavors and what do you get? A picnic menu sure to please anyone. Lou Seibert Pappas outlines this culinary masterpiece.

A Continental Dinner for a Small Group
Lou offers a unique, low-fat meal for those "do-ahead" evening dinners.

A Continental-Style Garden Buffet or a Country Picnic
Looking for the perfect meal for a weekend picnic or a casual buffet? Lou offers some advice...and some terrific recipes, too.

An Easter Family Feast
Lou Pappas uses spring's bounty in recipes such as cold cucumber soup, roast lamb with garlic nuggets and filo-wrapped spinach roulade.

A Festive Asian Light-Style Menu
Lou creates a wonderfully light and flavorful Asian-inspired menu. Includes a fabulous recipe for green apple sorbet with candied ginger.

A Festive Dinner with Spicy Overtones
Just in time for the holidays -- Lou brightens the table with a festive menu that's sure to please the tummy and warm the toes.

A French Country Dinner
Lou brings a creative French-inspired menu to the table. Includes a heavenly mocha angel cake recipe.

A Gala Post-Holiday Meal
Still recovering from the holidays? Lou brings us a flavorful, lowfat menu that's sure to please.

A Greek Island Party
Lou creates a fun menu for a party of any size. Includes a recipe for hummus and almond cake diamonds.

A Greek-Style Feast
This low-fat menu relies upon spring's bounty and includes recipes for Country Salad and Roast Lamb.

A Mexican Buffet Barbecue
With this lowfat Mexican feast you can nourish a neighborhood.

A Moroccan Feast
Lou creates a spicy, flavorful Middle Eastern-inspired menu. Don't miss the recipe for Mango-Orange Sorbet -- it's divine!

A Pesto Celebration from Genoa
Lou dreams up a fun, family-style meal including a scrumptious dessert and a few vegetable dishes.

A Provencal Dinner with Friends
Looking for an easy dinner to entertain a few guests? Lou makes it easy to accomplish with her latest recipes -- includes a recipe for a fabulous spinach and pinenut salad.

A Seasonal Feast of Spring Bounty
Roast Salmon and Asparagus with Cilantro Vinaigrette are featured in this menu.

A Scandinavian Seafood Party
Lou Seibert Pappas starts off the new year by creating a column dedicated to entertaining in style. This month's recipes include caviar tortes, marzipan chocolate wafers and tasty breads.

A Spanish Paella Feast
Lou creates a menu full of dramatic flavors. Cook this one night for your guests, and they'll never leave!

A Summer Garden Party Celebration
Lou offers some simple, yet flavorful appetizer ideas for your next get-together.

A Thanksgiving Feast
Make this year's holiday the best ever with Lou's easy-to-follow recipes!

A Turkish Sunday Lunch
Lou shares a fun, flavorful menu for an afternoon lunch.

A Viennese Konditorei Party
Lou gives chocolate lovers 5 new reasons to par-tay! Hint: all the recipes involve one key ingredient. We'll let you guess.

An Aegean Appetizer Buffet
Lou Seibert Pappas emphasizes simple, elegant flavors in this month's menu.

An All American Lowfat Feast
Lou brightens the table with a tasty, lowfat menu that's sure to please the tummy and warm the heart.

An Alsatian Sausage-Tasting Party
Lou conjures up visions of ski bunnies & dashing sportsmen with this festive party theme.

An Elegant French Dinner
Lou offers some elegant dinner party ideas, French-style.

An Elegant Trout Dinner
Lou Seibert Pappas lends a simple, yet sophisticated hand to this month's menu. Don't worry -- we won't tell your guests how easy this meal is to prepare!

An Elite Austrian Dinner
Heavy on flavor and light on fat, these recipes will inspire you to 'get cookin'!

An Intimate Dinner with Sparkling Wine
A little tarragon, some anise, a few potatoes, maybe some leeks -- voila! It's a delicious lowfat recipe-in-the-making from Lou.

An Italian Buffet Party in the Garden
Spend a relaxing weekend afternoon with friends sharing in the bounty of these scrumptious recipes!

An Italian Picnic
Lou tempts us with all the rich textures and flavors you'd never expect from a low-fat menu.

An Italian-Style Feast
Includes a recipe for Chicken Rolls Saltimbocca.

An Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Social
Lou offers tasty recipes to help you beat the heat.

An Open House for Soup
Lou claims everyone from toddlers to grandpas will fall in love with these recipes. We're sure you will too!

Dinner in a Spanish Mood
Muy sabrosa! Perfect for any celebration, Lou creates a festive, spanish-inspired menu sure to be success.

Holiday Guest Dinner from the Far East
In a word, exotic: featuring such delights as coconut, ginger, tahini, saffron, papaya, vanilla bean, and flower blossoms.

Seafood Supper from Portugal
What do you do with "several dozen tiny clams, coral mussels, succulent crayfish and big shrimp with popping black eyes"? Lou brings the answer back from Portugal.

The Perfect Holiday Feast
Here come the holidays! Thankfully Lou has prepared a fabulous menu for eight that'll get you through the unwrapping of presents!

A Salad Buffet Party in the Garden
For a summer party occasion, a salad buffet makes a festive easy way to entertain.

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