I LOVE hosting all sorts of Dinner parties but my FAVORITE is for one family member or friend.
You can totally concentrate on food that person enjoys and have wonderful conversations centered around ALL that is going on in their life plus update them on YOURS.
Our Son , who now lives in the city , is coming out for the weekend. So guess what – I’M GOING TO HAVE A DINNER PARTY!
Here is why I LOVE this type of a Dinner Party
We are BIG on having something RIGHT AWAY after the guest arrives. We want to start “PIGGING AND SWIGGING” immediately!
So I always prepare a great NOSH BOARD.
GRAPES (hint: gather some leaves from your yard to add to grapes, looks like you have your own private vineyard), great CHEESES, crunchy CRACKERS, salty CHIPS and of course YUMMY WINES.
Here’s how I DO IT
When you entertain ONE PERSON have their FAVORITES.
One of those is CUCUMBER, TOMATO & ONION SALAD.
Ingredients are SIMPLE – all the ingredients in the NAME plus Cilantro and Chopped Basil. Top with a good ripe Avocado, balsamic dressing with a little honey, and grind of fresh pepper and Himalayan sea salt.
So QUICK, EASY AND CRUNCHY DELICIOUSNESS
Another favorite of our Son is ROAST CHICKEN (for years it was Chicken Nuggets but now he is GROWN UP).
So SIMPLE and DELICIOUS. Just a good plump hen coated in olive oil and stuffed with lemons plus sprinkled with Braggs Season plus a good grind of sea salt and some Fresh Rosemary tucked in here and there and you are GOOD TO GO! Add some Potatoes and Carrots with a little more olive oil.
Bake in 450 degree oven for an hour and half (for a 4 to 5 pound hen) and you have ROAST CHICKEN. And the smell definitely says WELCOME HOME!
Want to make it? My PLEASURE