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How should you react when a guest comes in and finds you having dinner?
Well, if it was truly accidental-- the person not knowing it was dinnertime-- I'd probably offer them a plate
However, if they were aware, or simply didn't care how inconvenient their "drop-in" was, I'd probably make it clear that they were inconveniencing me. (& I've only reached this point by having more than my share of rude people who felt my time was theirs).
Invite them to sit down at the table. If you have enough, get out a plate, napkin, and silverware. If not, get them a glass of tea, wine, or pop. If there was not enough to bring out a plate, finish quickly and take them into the living room.
Keep on eating. If you feel so inclined and have enough food, offer them a plate. If you don't have enough food and don't feel like feeding them, tell them to pull up a chair and offer them a drink while you finish eating. If you want to eat in peace, quiet and privacy tell them to come back later and to call before they do so.
Follow the rules of hospility. Set another place at the table and invite the visitor to sit and break bread with you.
Set a place for him and then offer him whatever you are having for dinner..It is what my parents have always done and our home was open to everyone so it was very normal when I was growing up...
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