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Detail of Caramel Apple-Almond Crepes

Caramel Apple-Almond Crepes

A great dish for dessert or breakfast, these filled crepes are quick and easy to make, full of wonderful flavor, and make any occasion special.

Vernalisa's Party Corner
A great resource for wonderful menus, recipes, and advice. Includes seasonal menus and recipes, along with menus for showers, parties, holidays, and other special occasions.

Vine Ripe Charms
Do you ever find yourself playing "Guess the Glass" at a party? These clever and attractive charms will ensure that neither you or your guests will ever have any confusion about which glass is theirs.

Donna Pilato, the About Guide to Entertaining offers this excellent resource complete with articles, links, and tips.

SoYouWanna Improve Your Table Manners
The fun and irreverant folks at offer this lighthearted and practical guide to table manners that won't put you to sleep, while still making sure you won't cause Great Aunt Tilda to pass out over your atrocious table manners.

In Polite Company
Don't know what to do with that finger bowl on the table or how to gracefully eat frog's legs? Epicurious offers this excellent resource that guides you through some of the trickier elements that you might find on your table.

American Table Manners
CuisineNet's Diner Digest offers up this handy guide to American etiquette and table manners. Includes information about how to use silverware correctly, when you are allowed to eat with your fingers, and other useful tidbits.

Etiquette Advice
Check out this comprehensive guide to dining and entertaining etiquette. Complete with an extensive list of foods and the proper way to eat them, a guide on how to set a table, etiquette for guests, and a whole section of entertaining tips.

The Virtual Bar
An excellent resource for all of your home bartending needs. There are plenty of handy tools and guides, including how to set up a basic bar and tons of tips. A variety of recipe searches will help you make the perfect drink each and every time.

Impromptu Entertaining Guide
Let this article guide you through the pitfalls of entertaining surprise guests. Melissa Darpino offers a nice selection of quick ideas for beverages, food, and decorating in this article published in the Electronic Gourmet Guide.

Etiquette for Today
Peggy Post offers her famous advice on the proper etiquette for entertaining. She covers everything from invitations to family gatherings, and answers the most commonly asked entertaining questions.

Entertaining with Ease
A set of quizzes to test your weekend hosting and guest savvy.

Entertaining Made Simple
An excellent guide to entertaining with tips, aids, and recipes.

Caterer's Tips
Useful party tips from caterers courtesy of the Electronic Gourmet Guide.

Epicurious - Recipes
Straight from the pages of Gourmet and Bon Appetit magazines, these recipes range from complex and decadent to quick and comforting, and almost all of them are perfect for entertaining.


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