1. Lighting from 7 Tricks for Beautifying Your Dinner Party Dishes Slideshow

7 Tricks for Beautifying Your Dinner Party Dishes Slideshow

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1. Lighting

Creating the right ambiance not only helps to set the scene but it also really does make food look good. It’s like being in a dressing room while shopping. No one looks good in harsh overhead or florescent light, and neither will your food. Instead, opt for the soft, flickering glow of candles. Scatter votives down the table or use a couple of pillar candles for light — so easy.