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Dinner parties

Hosting a dinner party should be as much fun as being a guest. With careful planning of everything from your cooking timeline to the placement of guests, you can alleviate any hosting anxiety. Martha has spent decades mastering the dinner party, and culled all of her best decorating ideas, shortcuts, and recipes here, whether hosting a crowd or preparing a romantic evening for two.

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A simple swap is all it takes to reimagine panzanella. This Italian summer salad usually features cubes of day-old rustic bread and tomatoes, tossed with basil leaves and a simple vinaigrette. But slices of ripe, juicy peaches in place of, or in addition to, the tomatoes bring a different (but entirely welcome) sweetness to the mix.