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A Gourmet Chocolate Gift Basket Is The Perfect Gift

  There are many online specialty stores that offer nothing but the best in chocolate gift baskets. They offer a great assortment to choose from, and you can even individualize your basket by picking just your favorites. Chocolate gift baskets are designed for all occasions and holidays; Valentine’s Day, birthdays, weddings, and Mother’s Day are by far the most popular, but they are offered in designs perfect for any type of gathering. Many chocolate gift baskets can be combined with other items as well, such as with flowers, wine, fruit, nuts, cheeses, appetizers, or whole gourmet meals, and are perfect...

Apr 05, 2016

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What To Serve As The Main Course For Your Dinner Party

  Choosing the best meal to serve as the main course for a dinner party is often a dilemma. Hosts and hostesses want to make sure that they do not serve foods to which the guests may have an allergic reaction and when dealing with different cultures, they want to make sure the food is not offensive. For example, you would not serve pork at a meal where some of your guests practiced the Muslim religion. You would not serve roast beef or chicken if you know that some of your guests are vegetarian. Fish is a dish that always...

Apr 05, 2016

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Springtime – Time to Plan Your Outdoor Event Catering!

Spring has finally arrived and, suddenly, it is time to start planning your outdoor events.  Maybe you host an annual barbecue, or have a one-time celebration planned, like a wedding or family reunion, but, with a precious few months in which to hold an outdoor event, the sooner you start planning the better. As a host, you want everything to be just right, not only to make the event enjoyable, but memorable too.  There’s a lot to consider; location, date, entertainment, etc. However, as any party planner will tell you, there’s nothing more important than the food and refreshments for...

Mar 30, 2016

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Why Do Make-Ahead Recipes Work So Well To Reduce Your Dinner Party Stress?

  One of the tricks I find most useful for hosting stress-free dinner parties is to make some of the recipes ahead. I find that too many last minute jobs can overwhelm me, so I plan ahead to eliminate as many as possible. The more dishes you can prepare a day or some hours before guests ring your doorbell, the more you reduce your stress. Here are some reasons: 1. You avoid a last minute crisis if preparation takes longer than you thought it would. 2. If you like to cook, you’ll have the leisure to enjoy what you’re doing...

Mar 23, 2016

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Simple Scratch Cooking For Healthier Families

    11/2 cups all-purpose flour 11/2 teaspoons Clabber Girl or Rumford baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 11/2 cups quick-cooking (not instant) oats 8 oz. raisins 11/2 teaspoons cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon allspice Preheat oven to 375∞ F. In large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Scrape down sides. Beat in vanilla. In medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add to butter mixture and stir until blended. Stir in oats, raisins, cinnamon and allspice. Drop by rounded tablespoonsful...

Feb 24, 2016

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