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Bridal Shower 101: Eat and Greet

Food creates a sense of occasion and gives everyone something to do while they're meeting new people, chatting with old friends, and sizing up the in-laws.




What you serve depends upon the time of day, the mood you want to convey, and your budget. The simplest menus are the most enjoyable, if only because you don't have to fuss over too many details. A tried and true array of finger foods, desserts, and champagne punch can be tweaked to suit your tastes but still frees you up to enjoy the party.


    Fabulous Finger Food

    A beautiful buffet can be crafted from simple dishes artfully displayed. Embellish your spread with thin slices of lemon and lime, citrus zest, sprigs of parsley and other fresh herbs, long snips of chives, whole tiny radishes and true baby carrots. Frost whole fruits for an easy and impressive flourish: brush on egg white, roll in sugar, and let dry before displaying. Add height to your table with a grand centerpiece or by serving food on tiered trays.


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