Saturday, November 8, 2008

Dinner Parties Need Not Cost the Earth

I agree with Natascha Mirosch's comment in this article that preparing a dinner party for six can costs around the same price as two people going out for dinner.. and yes - keep things simple.. Quotes from the article:

"Use things you already have. You can make a dip for example with some whole egg mayonnaise and a bit of pesto. I did one recently with tinned beetroot, yoghurt and mint and it cost about $1.50," she said.

Taafe said buying cheap olives in brine and marinating them overnight in lemon, garlic and chilli could add finesse to your antipasto platter.

Tips for dinner parties that don&squo;t cost the Earth | The Courier-Mail

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