August 24, 2010

Soiree Chez Julia

 Gosford Park 
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I'm having a dinner party tonight.

Ten or so of my friends - from high school, college, Spain, and even my cousin - are all coming over for a shabby chic meal chez Julia.

Usually I try to make my meals just chic, but this is sort of a last minute affair, and I'm a poor grad student now. So there is definitely going to be an element of shabby as well.

Which is fine with me. I think those are the best kinds of dinner parties. The most fun, anyway.

I'm fairly sure about most of the menu - starter, entree, and side - but I'm at a loss about dessert.

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Any Suggestions?



4 comments:

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Betty said...

Since it's peach time (at least where I live) I would suggest a peach crisp/cobbler and serve with ice cream. Super easy and so good!
Have a fun party!
~Betty
http://northwestbetty.blogspot.com

Margarita said...

Oooh how I wish I could join you! I would bring dessert! Do you still have a working oven? If so make something easy - bars or cookies or brownies.

The best and easiest and yummiest option (imo) would be to serve tons of fruit - strawberries, blueberries, melon, etc. Serve with whipped cream or sugar or all alone - even make a fruit salad, add some mint and honey to chopped fruit and you're done!

Good luck!

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