Seasonal Celebrations Tips

Seasonal Celebrations

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  • Rib Roast and No Last Minute Mess

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    Keep at bay the last minute dinner service crush, and mess, by making your bone-in rib roast earlier in the day. This method gets the messiest part of the process out of the way, and leaves simple slicing and serving … Continue reading

  • Taming the Juice

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    Before you carve meat or poultry, put paper towels or (older) dish towels under the cutting board, allowing the towels to extend several inches beyond the edges of the board. The towels will absorb the juice that runs off the … Continue reading

  • Hamburger Heaven

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    Take the time to make your own hamburger patties rather than buying them already made. You can pick the kind of beef you like and, most importantly, blend seasoning throughout the beef before the patties are formed. Put the ground … Continue reading

  • Scalloped Potatoes

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    Scalloped potatoes make a great holiday side dish. They can be made the day before, then heated through for meal time.

  • Roasted Vegetables

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    Consider roasted vegetables for an easy but spectacular side dish to compliment any special meal. All they need is a little olive oil, salt and pepper, and they can be roasted until almost done before the oven is turned over … Continue reading

  • Don’t Forget the Bread

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    Bread or dinner rolls are often a last minute thought for a special celebration meal. The host is already so busy with every other detail, the bread can be forgotten and then relegated to whatever is left on the grocery … Continue reading

  • Cranberry Classics for Today

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    Cranberry sauce is an iconic Thanksgiving side dish that, like lots of iconic holiday side dishes, can be tricky to tinker with. People like their traditions, but “newer” versions are often truly better… just don’t try to tell anybody that! … Continue reading

  • Summer Selections

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    For Fourth of July or any summertime celebration, consider some fun non-alcoholic beverages to serve. Now’s the time to reach in the freezer for that lemon juice that was wisely squeezed and saved when the lemon trees were at their … Continue reading

  • Water with a Twist

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    It’s a good idea to have plenty of water available for guests throughout an event. Dress up a pitcher of cool water with fresh produce like sliced cucumbers, mint leaves, strawberries, kiwis or orange slices. Pick whatever seasonal produce looks … Continue reading

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