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What to make and/or have on hand for out of town guests?

The Oracle | Mar 27, 201411:53 AM

I'm having a couple stay with me over a weekend - arriving Friday evening (flying in from about 2 hours away) and staying til Sunday evening.

Saturday meals (brunch & dinner) are planned meals out, with everything else in flux... I'd like to have something for them to nibble on in the evening when they arrive, and something on hand to snack on throughout the weekend, should they be hungry and want a snack.

I keep thinking a bread of some sort (like a blueberry bread) - something not too sweet (like cake) but satisfying, should they want a little snack... It would be ideal if it was something that I could put out on the kitchen counter so they don't have to feel like they are raiding the fridge (even though they'll get the "help yourself to anything" disclaimer).

Do you have any go-to preparations for out of town guests or things you like to keep on hand? Any and all ideas are appreciated!

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