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The Essential All-American Entertaining Party Primer

Summer Entertaining  Southern Socials The Essential All-American Entertaining Party Primer  Having a few friends over for All-American grilling favorites can be exciting when classic recipes are presented & served in exciting ways. The menu will truly stand out when a few unexpected standard items are made from scratch. Many of them can be put together quickly […]

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The Essential Sundown Entertaining Party Primer

Summer Entertaining  Southern Socials The Essential Sundown Entertaining Party Primer  Hosting summer gatherings in the evening offers endless menu possibilities. Often times these get togethers start early in the day & last well after sundown. The selection of recipes should most certainly showcase seasonal produce coupled with traditional fare guests have grown to expect. New […]

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The Essential Summer Luncheon Party Primer

Summer Entertaining Southern Socials The Essential Summer Luncheon Party Primer  Summer entertaining during the lunch hour beckons fresh seasonal produce to be at the forefront when planning menus for lovely socials. New twists on classic party fare that can be chilled or sautéd quickly will keep kitchens cool but that doesn’t mean that flavors are […]

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Spring Entertaining: The Kentucky Derby Party Plate

Spring Entertaining Southern Socials The Kentucky Derby Party Plate When entertaining, planning a lively party featuring Lemon-Mint Juleps, Lemon-Ricotta Artichoke Dip, classic Beaten Biscuits with country ham & Rosemary-Bourbon Apple Chutney, you know you’re in for a mighty fine time. Parties where mingling is encouraged indicates that buffet style serving will be the most appropriate method […]

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The Essential Kentucky Derby Entertaining Primer

Spring Entertaining Southern Socials  The Essential Kentucky Derby Entertaining Primer Kentucky Derby socials are lovely occasions & some of the most lavish the South has to offer. From a collection of classic recipes to carefully curated attire, the fine details should never be excluded. A perfect menu & doning your Sunday Best should be reserved for these ceremonious […]

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The Traditional Chicken Salad Luncheon Plate

Spring Entertaining Southern Socials The Traditional Chicken Salad Luncheon Plate When entertaining, planning a seated luncheon takes a little additional thought as opposed to a buffet style gathering where guests can simply help themselves to provisions. In many cases, a blueprint should be created well in advance of how you wish to arrange the party […]

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