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Magic Themed Party for Adults

by graggle 15 days ago

I am a catering chef and one of my clients is looking to host a "Magic Themed" Dinner for 300 employees. I've grown u...

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graggle commented 7 hours ago

Guests not offering to do dishes, is it rude?

by hala 7 years ago

Hubby and I were brought up to always offer to do the dishes after dinner at someone's house. We always ask first and...

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Harters commented 26 days ago

Birthday Dinner Wine Pairing Suggestions for Challenging Menu

by mpcarney 2 months ago

Hi Wine Folks, I'm co-hosting a combination birthday dinner Saturday Aug 26, 2017 for 3 celebrants - all of whom e...

hotoynoodle commented 2 months ago

Wine Pairing Dinner Party Help

by mexicaliblues 2 months ago

Hello, I'm hosting some folks for a very simple dinner this weekend and want to make sure the wine shines. Please ...

hotoynoodle commented 2 months ago

Italian dinner party menu

by vanessa7 3 months ago

We're hosting an Italian dinner party and this is what we're planning for the menu: Appertivo: Bellini Antipasto...

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vanessa7 commented 2 months ago

Fun with Fondue

by CookingNut1 3 months ago

If you want to have a fun...and simple… dinner…then invest in a fondue pot! First..for the “newcomers”…what is fond...

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ricepad commented 3 months ago

Sides/Appeteizers for Fettucine Alfredo dinner?

by trishna87 1 year ago

Hey guys! Just wanted some advice(and recipe links if possible) to suggestions for what to serve with a fettuccine ...

The_Libster commented 3 months ago

What to cook for dinner party with author

by Lotus7 3 months ago

Hi there, I'm hosting 4 adults (1 is a pretty well known author) and 4 kiddos under the age of 8. 2 guests are veget...

Ttrockwood commented 3 months ago

Pescatarian or Vegetarian Main for 8 people

by pistachio peas 4 months ago

I'm having a few close friends over as an early, casual birthday celebration for my husband. All are omnivores except...

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masha commented 3 months ago

Vegan 4th of July BBQ?

by rbrbr 4 months ago

Having a July 4th BBQ with several vegan and vegetarian folks coming- about 20 guests in all. Any ideas of what t...

LaLa commented 4 months ago

Gathering for Family - Ideas Needed Please!

by yumfactr 4 months ago

Everyone was so helpful for my "picky dad" post that I am hoping to get help with another, slightly similar (sort of)...

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tastesgoodwhatisit commented 4 months ago

Menu for 6

by highlyunlikely 5 months ago

I am hosting some friends for dinner next weekend and am hoping to make most of the meal ahead of time so I don't get...

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masha commented 5 months ago

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by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

"Deetjens Big Sur Inn sustained property damage during the winter storms of 2017. Highway One to the south of Deetje...

Would appreciate a salad recommendation

by atexada 5 months ago

Having friends over and serving Crab and Corn Chowderer with Bacon and Chanterelle mushrooms as a main course. Any su...

Ttrockwood commented 5 months ago

Easy Vegan Recipes

by Steph37895 9 months ago

Hi! Im having a dinner/get together next month and found out that some family members have recently decided to becom...

The_Libster commented 5 months ago

Catered dinner in Paris

by macdog 6 months ago

A friend wants to have a small dinner party (10-12) at her rental apartment in the Marais in May. Does anyone have an...

macdog commented 5 months ago

Planning a pizza party for 30ish guests - how to make it go smoothly?

by nature_trash 6 months ago

My friend is throwing a birthday party where we will be making pizzas in his wood-burning pizza oven. He has invite...

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treb commented 6 months ago

60th Birthday Party for 50 People - Italian Themed

by mmpott 9 months ago

We are at it again! Two years ago, my husband and I hosted a 60th Birthday Party for my father with a BBQ theme. We...

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mmpott commented 6 months ago

Easy / low maintence dinner ideas for a small group

by pumpkinspice 7 months ago

Looking for a bit of inspiration here, I cannot think of any great ideas....nothing is really wowing me right now. ...

LaLa commented 6 months ago

What's your favorite vegetarian dinner when you have friends coming home?

by Nesanime 6 months ago

I have a couple friends for dinner and I want to cook something nice for them. Other times I would have cooked a b...

tcamp commented 6 months ago

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