The Safeguarded Heart Series may be romantic suspense fiction, but the author's love for food as showcased throughout the books is very real. More specifically, Italian food. In this companion guide, you'll learn a bit about Smith's family and history that brought about her love for cooking and Italian cuisine, as well as the recipes featured in the books and more. With both authentic and Americanized Italian dishes, as well as a few other favorites, Smith moves to providing inspiration in the kitchen. Mangiamo (let's eat)!