by Craig Thomas, catering specialist
Friday, January 31, 2014
It’s that time of year again when love is in the air ... Valentine’s Day!
If you’re looking to celebrate in style without breaking your budget, or simply prefer a more low-key evening in the comfort of your own home, consider planning a stay-at-home event with that special person in your life.
Monday, December 30, 2013
Whether you’re hosting a party or headed to a friend’s house for dinner, simple appetizer recipes are always a good trick to have up your sleeve, especially when there’s little time to do the cooking.
This recipe is meant to make you look like a chef, without all the work that goes into it. What I really mean is this recipe is simple – you combine a few ingredients, stuff a few mushrooms and throw it in the oven. *Insert fun cooking catch phrase you’ve created now that you’re a chef.*
Friday, December 13, 2013
A bit of the bubbly is the hallmark of festive celebrations. But sparkling wine is good for more than a toast at the stroke of the New Year. It’s also great with a variety of delicious foods ranging from caviar to cookies.
Monday, November 25, 2013
Does the idea of holiday entertaining fill you with anxiety? You’re certainly not alone, but it doesn’t have to be that way.
“Entertaining doesn’t have to be stressful,” says hostess extraordinaire Tracey Tonsberg, author of Princess in the Pantry: A guide to cooking, entertaining, and party planning. “Every time you host a party or a holiday it gets easier, but the only way to master it is to keep trying.”
Jennifer Harding, manager of Lunds and Byerly's Catering
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Whether you plan to entertain a handful of friends and family or host a large holiday soiree, you don’t want to leave your guests hungry or thirsty. There’s nothing worse than running out of food and it may also not be so great to have too much left over that ends up going to waste.
Knowing a few basic guidelines for how much of each food and beverage to have on hand will help ensure that your get-together goes off without a hitch.