If you are having company and want to make something easy but really flavorful, try this chicken Marsala recipe. This is my favorite way to eat chicken for a few different reasons. First, I love how tender it comes out. If you really pound your chicken breasts nice and thin, it will result in unbelievable tenderness. Second, the flavors of this recipe are perfection. The sauce made with wine, butter, and chicken broth cannot be beat.... Read More
It's possible to cook for a party -- or last-miute guests -- without spending all day prepping your food. These low-maintenance yet decadent appetizers can be prepped the day before, so you'll just have a few last-minute additions, and voila , ready to go! These appetizers speak for themselves, and believe it; the conversation won't lag.
Garlic Toasts with Red Pepper Aioli
(Adapted from Giada de... Read More
If you're aiming to host a trendy and elegant -- and grown-up -- get-together, a wine and cheese tasting should be high on your agenda.
A wine and cheese tasting allows you and your guests to sample new flavors of cheese, wine and finger foods while enjoying great conversation at the same time.
A wine and cheese tasting may sound like a high-maintenance event, but in reality it takes a lot less... Read More
In this article, I am going to share with you three delicious pasta recipes that you can prepare for any occasion. The recipes are very easy and can be prepared in less than 30 minutes. They're fancy enough for entertaining or just a weeknight dinner.
Lemon Tuna Pasta 4 tsp Butter 8 Black olives, pitted and sliced 1 tsp olive oil 2 cans chunk tuna, drained 4 large garlic cloves,... Read More
by Ted Goldberg
If you're grilling, skewer some fresh fruit and marinate them in grapefruit juice and honey while you're cooking and eating the rest of your meal. When you're ready, pop the skewers on the grill for about five minutes, turning occasionally to prevent burning.
You'll find pre-made angel food cake at most... Read More
Entertaining friends and family in your home is a much bigger undertaking than many people realize. While it may seem like a more "low-key" option than going out, in reality, there are a lot of things that go into a successful dinner party. It's no wonder that a host can easily get carried away and spend more money than intended. To help combat this trend, read on for tips to help you plan an entertaining, original dinner party without... Read More
These are two of my favorite party appetizer recipes that I used to prepare in parties! They are quick, easy and the ingredients are available in any store.
Note: Both party appetizer recipes yield 8 servings.
8 large Shrimp, cooked
1 Garlic clove, crushed
2 Green onions, trimmed
2 tbsp Lemon juice
1/2 Red bell pepper, seeded, cut in thin... Read More
by Jane Booth
When preparing for a Valentine's party it's always great to have a theme attached to your occasion. This way, your guests will be much more excited about the big day and feel like more of a part of the party -- whether it's fancy dress costumes or things to bring along with them.
A brilliant... Read More
Think that you aren't sophisticated enough or don't fit in the right income bracket to enjoy wine-tasting? Think again. These tips will help you fake your way through a wine-tasting session -- or develop a lifelong Epicurean hobby (the finest pleasures, not the most!).
Supplies - All you really need is a good wine glass, some wine, and preferably some good company.
Glasses - Obviously if you are at a wine-tasting party or tasting... Read More
A night with family and friends is always a nice addition to our busy lives. When did you last enjoy great conversion over a delicious meal without having to spend a fortune or slaving for hours in the kitchen? If you can't remember, then perhaps it's time to enjoy fondue at home.
Fondue for All Tastes While "fondue" refers to a warm liquid in which you dip tasty treats, there is more than one variety of... Read More