Thursday, July 17, 2008

When you want to entertain

Today's dinner party idea news item features a look at a new book by Rick Rodgers called Summer Gatherings. Rick is a cooking instructor and cookbook author Rick Rodgers who has come up with a collection of 50 recipes perfect for casual dining.

Here's an excerpt below - note that the good thing about this article is that the recipe for The Mixed Berry Slump and other dishes is included in the link.

"The Mixed Berry Slump, another easy recipe that uses any in-season fruit, won rave reviews at my casual Sunday dinner party. As an added bonus, the dish is made in a pot on the stove, so you don't have to heat up the oven. On the down side, the slump is best when it is made and served immediately, so you should save this recipe for friends or family who don't mind your absence from the dinner table while you finish up the dessert."
When you want to entertain --

Stay tuned for more dinner party ideas soon.

In the meantime, if you want a copy of Rick's book you can order it here:

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