Big Girls Small Kitchen
When you’re looking to wow the apple of your eye, there is no better way than by preparing them a meal that is completely out of the ordinary. We’re not talking about dishes that are hard to make, but ones that are full of exotic flavors, unexpected, and fun to eat with your fingers.
When the weather warms up, the number of celebrations that honor a bride- or mom-to-be seem to multiply. But even if you’re not hosting a shower this summer, this wonderful menu of small bites and salads is perfect to serve the ladies for that post-house tour or tennis match luncheon.
Too busy during the week to even contemplate making a meal from scratch for four, let alone eight? Instead, invite your friends over for a lazy weekend brunch with the doors open or out on the patio. Serve some of these breakfast favorites, Bloody Marys, and some bubbly cocktails — and no one has to worry about getting home too late.
When on vacation, having friends over for lunch often replaces the dinner party as the meal to entertain around. But instead of sticking with boring sandwiches and chips, fire up the grill and make some of these warm-weather favorites.
Summertime means the kids are home from school and often hanging out with friends at night. Instead of having them raid your pantry of the foodstuffs you were stocking up on for weekend houseguests, have some snacks made in advance awaiting their arrival so they won’t go hungry (or ask you to make them something in the middle of the night).