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Main Line Today Archives: Great Gatherings

  1. 1. MY ACCOUNT | SUBSCRIBER SERVICES | ADVERTISE | ABOUT US | CONTACT US | ARCHIVESH OB ME RES ET S SO T HF A O U P R H P A E IN N A NT E L GS I T G H &CALENDAR NIGHTLIFE HOME & GARDEN WEDDINGS TRAVEL PARTIES & PROMOTIONS RESOURCE GUIDES VIDEOS SUBSCRIBE ADVERTISEMENT EMAIL PRINT FEED Subscribe Great Gatherings Get our Health Entertaining like the pros is easier than you think. & Wellness supplement B Y D A W N E . W A R D E N FREE! P H O T O S PUBLISHED JULYS 2010 AT 01:42 PM E B Y 19, T E V L E G A T O (page 1 of 7 ) K eep it simple. It’s one of the best-kept dinner-party secrets—and also the most obvious. So why is it that so many of us do exactly the opposite, tackling new recipes with expensive ingredients and complicated techniques that aren’t in our everyday repertoire? When we made Subscribe today » ADVERTISEMENT house calls to four of the area’s most respected chefs, we found that their philosophies on home entertaining were remarkably similar: Keep the numbers at 20 or fewer, avoid new recipes, try not to complicate things with too many dishes, expand your menu beyond foods that can only be served hot, and don’t be afraid to ask your friends to bring an appetizer or dessert. And their advice to guests? Bring your appetite. Chef John Brandt-Lee Avalon Page 2 Chef Bruce Cooper Jake’s and Cooper’s Wine Bar Page 3 Chef Aimee Olexy Talula’s Table Page 4 Chef Patrick Feury Nectar Page 5 Local Resources In the Current Issue Page 6 January 2012 converted by
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