Cool As A Cucumber Sandwich

Dee Dee’s Gourmet Cheese Straws The best hostesses are the ones who have a way of making guests feel instantly comfortable. When people come to your home, you don’t ever want them to feel like you’ve been slaving over the stove for three days. Instead, you want them to feel like it’s just something you whipped up and are so happy to have friends to share it with. The most important thing you can do to make your friends feel special, is to give them your attention.

So, make your goal to never to leave the table. The secret to not only appearing stress-free, but actually being relaxed is to have everything done before your guests arrive. In a sultry summer, who wants to spend an afternoon in a steamy kitchen? Especially in the summertime, it’s perfectly acceptable to serve cooler items, like a chilled gazpacho and a cold salad with watermelon. Cold chicken salad and icebox pies are perfect for a supper on the veranda, and you can make everything the night before. Don’t forget that Dee Dee’s Gourmet Cheese Straws are excellent starters for cocktail hour!

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2 Responses

  1. Where can I get these in Belmont. The String Bean usually has them but they disappear quickly!

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