In her newest book Jane Butel designs festive menus to celebrate the pleasures of Southwestern cooking throughout the year and make the most of the fruits, vegetables, and delicious specialities of each season. She presents balanced meal plans for both simple and lavish entertaining, as well as special treats such as a late night supper, a tailgate picnic, and a hearty meal to warm and nourish a party of skiers. We are invited to enjoy one of America's most popular cuisine's without sacrificing taste for nutrition. Jane Butel's immensely popular cookbooks have introduced millions of Americans to Southwestern cooking, transforming a local culinary tradition into a great national favourite. Readers have come to rely on her unfailing creativity and skill in designing complete meals that provide a feast for the palate and the eye, with the extra Butel touch that turns a meal into a truly festive event.