After completing her afternoon Â» shopping, Judy brews a pot of coffee â€œThe test of a true entertainer is whether or not she makes it look effortless.fudy does. â€ Gets to work chopping prosciutto and fresh thyme for the clams sheâ€™ll serve first. â€œIâ€™m all about prepping before the guests arrive,â€ she says, her backdrop a wall of copper pots sheâ€™s collected over the years.
â€œAnd I keep my entrees elegant yet simple.â€ Tonightâ€™s presentation includes Mango-glazed Salmon with Coconut-Ginger Rice and Pan-Asian Vegetables. â€œJudy perfects the menu, and I perfect the dinner soundtrack,â€ says Ron, who has almost as many CDs as his wife has cookbooks. About interior designing Tonight, heâ€™s selected Billie Holiday, whose soulful voice fills the room as guests ring the bell. â€œJudyâ€™s parties are legendary,â€ says Richard, who walks in, hugs his hostess, and peers into a pot full of clams.