Tag: Entertaining

Cookout Food Safety Tips

“While most Americans realize that May through September poses the biggest threat of food poisoning, a recent survey conducted by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics shows that consumers are not practicing correct outdoor food safety procedures.” – Home Food Safety

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Halloween Playlist

Hey ghouls & goblins! Are you in need of music to hand out trick-or-treat candy or hosting a ghostly Halloween party? Set the scene by adding these crowd favorites to your Halloween playlist!  Some of the songs don’t follow the

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Tips For Your Next Tailgate

Over the last 10 years, I’ve become a football fan (college football is my favorite).  Tailgates are so much fun!  Cooking-out with your friends and family, and rooting for your favorite team makes for an exciting afternoon of football!  As any tailgater knows,

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Make Your Hot Dog Station Regional

One of the hottest food trends in events and entertaining are food stations. Food stations are a fun way to add variety, while making it easy for your guests to mingle. Common food stations are: dessert stations, ice cream bars,

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St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails

St. Patrick’s Day is a day for all things green and Irish.  Try these fun, green, and (maybe not so) Irish cocktails for  your St. Patrick’s Day festivities!                                          Lucky Leprechaun

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Holiday Playlist

My iTunes Holiday playlist is in heavy rotation.  Nothing puts me in the holiday spirit like my favorite festive tunes!  A well rounded playlist is the perfect element to keep holiday parties light and festive!  Keeping in the holiday spirit, I’m sharing my Holiday playlist’s top 15

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6 tips for hosting Thanksgiving

Are you hosting Thanksgiving dinner this year?  Good for you!  Don’t let the idea of hosting a holiday dinner stress you out.  Put that energy into productive use.  Follow the tips below for an easy, step-by-step, winning approach to hosting Thanksgiving! TIP

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Make It Memorable Segment – Potluck Gatherings

Avoid being the person that brings the same dish to every potluck.  Tip:  Have 3 signature recipes (be sure to know them and own them) in your culinary repertoire.  To create your own signature dish:  Pick recipes you want to

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Entertaining in a Small Apartment

If you really want to make a friend, go to someone’s house and eat with him… the people who give you their food give you their heart. – Cesar Chavez I recently moved into a small apartment.  Having a party

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Add A Chili Bar To Fall And Winter Entertaining

Food stations are a hot trend in events and entertaining. A food station like a chili bar is ideal for any fall, winter, or football gathering.  It provides a comforting, hearty menu, that’s fitting for the fall and winter months.  It

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