Make Your Friends and Family Feel Welcome, One Meal at a Time. "" Welcome to my home as we share life and laughter around the table. It means sharing my life in such a way that there is always room for one more." - Barbara Smith " Some people naturally have the gift of hospitality, instinctively creating inviting, mouth-watering meals and a warm environment that assures guests, " We're glad you're here." Fortunately, says food expert Barbara Smith, the rest of us have the same potential to make guests feel nurtured, and here she offers an unforgettable, not-to-be-missed treasury of recipes, tips, and how-to's for everyone with the spiritual gift of hospitality- and for all the rest of us who want to look like we do. In "Food That Says Welcome" you'll learn to: - Make " welcome" food that is healthy and easy to prepare. - Create an atmosphere that says to your guests, " You are special." - Make hospitality your ministry and service. The mother of Grammy Award winner Michael W. Smith, Barbara has cooked for and entertained numerous celebrities- extending to them the same warmth and exuberance as to her large family. Learn what makes Barbara Smith's meals and outreach so rave-worthy and discover how you can invoke the same spirit of hospitality in your own home and kitchen in "Food That Says Welcome." " "Smith, Barbara is the author of 'Food That Says Welcome Simple Recipes to Spark the Spirit of Hospitality', published 2006 under ISBN 9781400071470 and ISBN 140007147X.