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Strip steak sandwich

by mamab44 7 days ago

Great sale on strip steaks and I want to grill some early in the day before having 11 people over for dinner. Serving...

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fourunder commented 7 days ago

Sides with roast pork?

by NYchowcook 2 years ago

I am planning a dinner party with a terrific, local roast pork shoulder. I plan to roast with fennel seeds, rosemary ...

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teresinashaw commented 2 months ago

Menu help for small girls' night in for mom's bday

by inlovewiththedusk 3 months ago

Hi there! I'm having an impromptu dinner for a total of 6 women (including me) where we'll be celebrating my mom's 7...

Ttrockwood

Ttrockwood commented 2 months ago

Tom Collins party

by akdad 3 months ago

This spring/early summer I am planning a cocktail/dinner party around a Tom Collins bar. I’ll have a lazy susan with ...

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babymole_bob123 commented 3 months ago

St. Patrick's Day house party foods for home base meetup and after party

by ZoeyCovey 3 months ago

There will be 8 of us. meeting up at my friends house near downtown. We will pre party there, uber in 2 cars out down...

LaLa

LaLa commented 3 months ago

Dinner with inlaws

by Lillla 5 months ago

I am a newlywed and my in-laws are coming next Sunday to eat my cooking for the first time, there will be 5 of us tot...

thegforceny

thegforceny commented 3 months ago

Help - easy dinner for 16 people

by SLM222 3 months ago

As part of a new parent group, I need to serve 16 people dinner. All attendees will have newborns so something easy t...

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pumpkinspice commented 3 months ago

Why is our pot luck offering cast aside?

by SamuelAt 4 months ago

Our friend “Roz” was hosting a pot luck dinner and had a “sign up for approval” list in the office. I consulted with...

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SamuelAt commented 4 months ago

Terrine starter but what for entree?

by akdad 5 months ago

Wishing to make this lamb terrine as a starter with (gin) martinis for a dinner party. What do I follow this act with...

letsindulge

letsindulge commented 4 months ago

Guests not offering to do dishes, is it rude?

by hala 8 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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fryerlover commented 5 months ago

When a guest insists upon bringing the main dish to a dinner party

by dkrnet 6 months ago

My wife and I are hosting a holiday dinner party. For the first time in several years my brother, whom we don't reall...

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MikeG commented 5 months ago

How to politely say "do not bring food" on invitation

by rp17 6 months ago

I'm planning on throwing a 40th birthday party for my husband. We are inviting friends and family, and some of those...

thegforceny

thegforceny commented 6 months ago

Healthy Crockpot dinner for 6 people

by rkraus5 7 months ago

I am throwing a birthday dinner for my father and looking for healthy, simple recipe recommendations! My sister in la...

alex9179

alex9179 commented 7 months ago

Polenta Bar Dinner Party (Vegetarian)

by nature_trash 8 months ago

Hello, I am throwing a dinner party for about 20 friends for my birthday. Last year I did the Momofuku pork should...

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Splendid Spatula commented 7 months ago

Magic Themed Party for Adults

by graggle 9 months 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 8 months ago

Birthday Dinner Wine Pairing Suggestions for Challenging Menu

by mpcarney 10 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

hotoynoodle commented 10 months ago

Wine Pairing Dinner Party Help

by mexicaliblues 10 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

hotoynoodle commented 10 months ago

Italian dinner party menu

by vanessa7 11 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 11 months ago

Fun with Fondue

by CookingNut1 11 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 11 months ago

Sides/Appeteizers for Fettucine Alfredo dinner?

by trishna87 2 years ago

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

The_Libster

The_Libster commented 11 months ago

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