Easy Dinner Party Recipes That Taste GourmetI still get a little nervous when I accept the challenge of cooking for more than my comfort zone of 20 — which is my usual gig of catering for two groups at the cancer centre where I work. I do this weekly, with other groups sometimes added in. This is especially so at this time of year when groups who normally suffice with a cup of tea want to pull out the stops with a Christmas lunch. But, those larger numbers — the 30s and 50s — to be honest it is often down to good luck that I can pull it off. My hands start shaking, and I need tick box lists taped on kitchen cupboards to keep me right.
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Throwing a party can take a lot of energy and effort, especially when it comes to those of the dinner variety. But it's also totally worth it—and pretty painless—if you know how to make things easier on yourself in the kitchen. In fact, if you want to enjoy your next dinner party as much as your guests do, the key lies in opting for recipes that look and taste gourmet without requiring master chef skills. If you're a natural pro, by all means, go ahead and whip up that homemade foodie favorite from memory and please save us a seat. But if you're looking for something a little low-key that'll still leave your dinner guests satisfied and impressed, you're in the right place. We curated a menu of four appetizers, four side dishes, four main courses , and four desserts so you have plenty of options to choose from.
This shortcut curry makes a hearty crowd-pleaser for any night of the week, autumnal version is perfect for a chilly night. This saves me scrabbling about vor the right size dishes at the last minute. Frittatas aren't just great for breakfast-they make a great vegetarian main course for a dinner party, but it's also special enough to serve at a cozy dinner party. Lamb Chops with Balsamic Reduction "Happiness on a plate.
Zucchini ribbons take the place of pasta in this naturally gluten-free vegetarian casserole that's pretty enough to be a vegetarian main course at your dinner party. Cook enough food. How can you look at this and not crave brisket tacos. A delicious French classic, chicken cordon bleu is made of chicken breasts stuffed with ham reicpes Swiss cheese.Bourbon Pecan Chicken. Cook scallops. Sometimes it is an idea to have one course done and dusted in the freezer or fridge, celery! In I.
This recipe is a snap and so delicious. The trick to this lower-cost dish is in the seasonings, which transform the lamb into a complexly flavored stew. Maitake mushrooms add heft. A tomato sauce recipe for mussels is great if you don't like the usual wine recipes like me.