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How To Make Vegan-Friendly Dishes For Thanksgiving Dinner

Mushroom Wellington Mushroom Wellington is a vegan twist on a traditional British dish known as “Beef Wellington”, it’s a casserole bake, basically. One usually bakes beef in the middle of a pastry wrap, covering the beef with all sorts of spices and sauces and the like before covering the dish in pastry and baking it in the oven. Mushroom Wellington essentially does the same thing, but with mushrooms as opposed to steak, use Portobello mushrooms for best results, layered with spinach and cooked on a…

roast duck with potato dumplings and plums

Best Tips For A Delicious Thanksgiving Dinner

That is until you try pig roasts, that’s right, whole pigs. Thanksgiving wouldn’t be complete without the meat and whether your choice is turkey, ham or a whole pig, it’s guaranteed to please. You can generally choose from multiple different types of pig roast packages, too! Starting with a Backyard Pig Roast, where the whole pig is cooked right in your backyard, displayed at your home for an hour and then served to your guests with a choice of two dipping sauces. Or you might…

Scary sausage mummies in dough with funny eyes on table

What Are Some Original Halloween Party Ideas?

Jack-o-lanterns and cobwebs are always a traditional place to start, but there’s many new options out there too. Think of something recent for the theme, like Stranger Things, Among Us, or the new German TV show Dark to really get the party started. Just remember that the décor has to match the demographics, as you wouldn’t want to have Texas Chainsaw Massacre playing on the TV at a children’s Halloween party, right? Outrageous Outfits Ask anyone and they’ll tell you that no party can ever…

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What Dishes Can Be Served At A Wedding In The Fall

Fall is famous for flavors that really stimulate the palette like pumpkin, apples, cinnamon, chutneys, rich sauces, artisanal cheeses, and a wide variety of root vegetables. There really are so many simple yet delicious foods that are not only perfectly paired with the season, but they also have that romantic vibe you want at a wedding. Comfort Foods Just like when the weather starts getting chillier at home, comfort food should definitely be on the menu at your fall wedding. Lean heavily on warmer foods…

Homemade pork sausages for dinner

What Makes The Perfect BBQ Party?

Great Food A BBQ is nothing without great food and there are so many options available, you may have a hard time deciding! Here are some of our top choices: Southern Style: A great southern style barbecue includes entrees, sides, dessert and the mains – with something to suit all palettes. Ideal meat options include pulled pork, smoked ribs, beef brisket, turkey legs and chicken wings; while the perfect southern sides are baked beans, mac and cheese, collard greens, okra and of course, French fries.…

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Is Having A Buffet At A Wedding Tacky?

One word: Buffet. Right now, you might be wondering if having a buffet at a wedding is tacky? We’re going to say straight up, no. Here’s why: Buffets Offer Variety It’s hard finding suitable food for everyone at your wedding, particularly if you have a large number of guests. You’re guaranteed to have guests who simply don’t like chicken, beef or vegetable options; and there are going to be those who would prefer to just have a salad, and others who simply want dessert. With…

Slow cooked pulled pork shoulder

How to Know How Much Pulled Pork will Feed 50 People?

Some people prefer more vegetables on their plate while others might want more protein. It also depends on if the guests are mostly children or adults. Mealtime The time of the day also plays a role in determining the amount of pull pork you will need for your occasion. Most people consume smaller meals for lunch, and or brunch, and usually enjoy a larger meal at dinner time. So, if your event is closer to dinner time, you will definitely require more pulled pork than…

graduation party after college graduation

Graduation Party Do’s and Don’ts

An invitation to a graduation party can be either casual or formal. While some specifics about the location, time, and who is graduating are a must, your invitation should also reflect the party you are throwing. Have the freedom to be casual and fun if that is your style. Pick a Date When People Will be Available Since many of your graduating classmates will be having parties, it is important to pick a date when more people will be available. You are likely to get…

Tasty treats served for baby shower party on table

Catering Ideas for a Gender Reveal Party

Alternatively, you can always hire a baker near you and this comes at a very small price. You can have the cake decorated in pink and blue icing all over or at the base. Similarly, decorate the different layers in blue and pink, as it is fun to make guesses while cutting the cake. Most importantly, the cake, coupled with a glass of champagne or wine, will feed everyone at the party. Sweet Cereal Treats One of the greatest food ideas for a gender reveal…