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Dinner Party Cooking Recipes

Updated on March 31, 2013

Dinner Party Recipes Ideas

When you have friends or family members that want to get together at your place for entertaining, whether these turn out to be 4 or up to 15 people, you sure have a party to take care of.

Dinner party is an intimate and formal kind of party entertainment. To organize a dinner party, you must think about how you will host it carefully. This is not a party that you'll have to rush. This is a party that many will be eating and there will be drinks as well.

You have to make sure that you prepare the dinner party food in advance, so that you'll have enough time to be with your guests instead of leaving them to supervise any cooking.

You can have about two to three courses already prepared and keep them warm, either in a heated trolley or low heated oven.

As most guests for a dinner party are people you already know, try to find out if any of the guests would not like certain food that you'll prepare.

It would be so embarrassing to have someone refuse the food you've taken time to prepare and moreover you may just have about 5 guests to the dinner party, so you would like to see everyone eat and feel ok.

Choose quality wines to go with the dinner party food you want to present to your guests.

Give your guests a glass of sweet wines with dessert to bring your dinner party to a grand finale.

Types Of Menus For A Dinner Party

You can throw a fantastic dinner party if you but know how to go about it. If you want to prepare all the menus by yourself, there are many recipes you can use to help you give your guests the best party.

If you want to host a dinner party, be sure you know what menu comes after which. You should always start with a starter menu. There are main menu, desserts, canapes, drinks and how you can set the table for the guests.

I have listed below most of the recipes you can use to make your dinner party a great success.



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    • bizwin profile image

      Christabel Evans 5 years ago from England, UK

      Thanks Mike, nice to have your visit and comment.

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      Mike Robbers 5 years ago from London

      This is a great hub and great recipe ideas; you've got my vote up and shares.

    • bizwin profile image

      Christabel Evans 5 years ago from England, UK

      Thank you Angela for dropping in.

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      Angela Brummer 5 years ago from Lincoln, Nebraska

      What a great article!