Long before the appetizer is served, your table will make a good first impression with these fall-fruit place cards. Here, small pears and sweet-gum-tree spurs hold paper name tags punched with holes and tied in place with ribbon or twine. Any small fruit, such as crab apples or jack-be-little pumpkins, can be used.
Rich, savory custard, flecked with delicious things like bacon, cheese, and fresh vegetables and baked in a buttery crust: What’s not to love? Quiche is the perfect make-ahead dish for company’s-coming brunches, lunches, and dinners.
Transform plain cooked chicken into a fresh and lively salad perfect for a picnic, brown-bag lunch, elegant luncheon, or light dinner. Find recipes for chicken salad sandwiches with the sweet crunch of grapes and celery, Asian chicken salads with sweet soy or cilantro dressing, curried chicken salads in light yogurt dressing, chicken Caesar and Cobb salads, and many more.
Everyone benefits from a back-to-school bake sale: Kids get to make yummy treats with their parents then have the fun of acting as vendor. These tasty treats are perfect for a bake sale; they're kid-size and easy to eat anywhere. Many are also peanut-free to reduce the chance of an allergic reaction.
You wish they would eat fresh fruits and vegetables. They want Lunchables. Day after day of packing school lunches that are not only nutritious but will actually get eaten can challenge any parent's creativity. Mix things up with these nutritious, tasty lunch ideas that the kids will look forward to.
This iconic sandwich just may be the ultimate in versatility. Dress it up with fresh figs or pulled short ribs, or keep things simple with nothing more than quality cheddar. Whichever direction you go in, the same satisfaction will result.