Restaurant and Dinner
Party Manners and Etiquette.
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Party Menus (includes recipes)
- (Hors d' oeuvres, Starters, Amuse-Bouche,
How many appetizers to make for your party?
Food Safety Pages. Check them out!
Buffet and Party Safety
Golden Rules of
Also includes what to do if your guests have been
delayed at least an hour
IF IN DOUBT, THROW IT OUT! If you have any
question in your mind about the freshness or safety of eating a food product,
throw it out. It is better to be safe than sorry!
Picnic Safety Tips
is nothing more American than the picnic. Picnics can take on many forms,
such as the community picnic, friends and neighbors, tailgate parties, or
ball games. There is also one sure thing at every picnic-lots of good food.
The important point is to have safe and healthy food, not food that can
cause food borne illness. Always prepare and store food properly.
Summer is the time for barbecues and picnics.
The biggest party crasher
at summer picnic and buffets is food borne bacteria. You can't see them
you can't taste them, but you sure can feel them if illness occurs
hours or days later.
Menu and Recipes
This is an easy to make and such an elegant dinner
to serve your guest on a hot summer night. Serve this dinner on your deck or
Hummus with Pita Toast
Hummus, a protein-packed bean spread,
is as delicious as it is healthy! Never feel guilty about enjoying
to choose from.
Provencal Orange and Honey Salad
This is a delicous
course to get your
palate ready for the
rest of this
A great recipe to use
your fabulous vine-ripened tomatoes. In the winter, I like to use my
in this recipe (adding according to your taste).
Grilled Beef Kabobs
Your can either have
the kabobs already
prepared for your
guests, or let them
prepare their own to
I have done both
You can never go wrong
with homemade bread and some good butter. You could also buy some fresh-made bread at your local
French Bread Baguette
Florida Key Lime Pie
Key limes are a variety of limes that were once grown extensively on the Florida Keys. This lime is very popular in Florida. You'll love this delightful and easy-to-make
Florida Key Lime Pie. You can find bottled good-quality key lime juice
at your local store.
Lemon Meringue Pie
This lemon meringue pie is exceptional. It will remind you of Mom's delicious
A good way to end a meal is with a (decaf) latte.
How to make a perfect cup
How To Use a French
coffee press, plunger
press and/or press coffee