My husband and I have a new group of friends. We had the two couples over for dinner about a month ago and did our typical dinner party. Lots of smallish courses of what we consider good food, made by hand. The party was a huge success.
Since then, each of these couples has taken us out for dinner, a great treat. Each of them "confessed" that they weren't gourmet cooks like us so felt it would be best to take us out.
Is there some way we can convince these folks that we'd be fine with coming to their houses for whatever? We don't want to feel that every time we have them for dinner at our house they need to reciprocate with a meal out and we do love hosting dinner parties. Our menus are not extravagant so it's not like we're paying for filet mignon and lobster and folks do bring wine.
Any suggestions on how to continue the entertaining so our guests don't feel they owe us a restaurant meal?
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