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When planning a fun dinner party guaranteed to delight adults and kids alike, who better to call on for help than Trish Magwood, mom-of-three, kitchen whiz and style guru?
These five recipes work just as well for planned celebrations as for impromptu get-togethers, plus kids can help make them, too.
Recipes from Dish Entertains and In My Mother's Kitchen by Trish Magwood.
These spiced nuts are the perfect make-ahead nibbles to serve before the main event. They'll keep your kids' tummy rumbles at bay.
Psst... Make sure no one at your party is allergic to nuts before serving these.
Get the recipe here: Spiced Nuts
Next time you’re looking for an easy, healthy and delicious soup, try this caldo verde recipe with kale and chorizo. Your dinner guests will feel nourished, heart and soul.
Get the recipe here: Caldo Verde
This make-ahead creamy frozen mousse recipe will feed a crowd. Feel free to use decaf coffee if you're serving this when the kids are still up!
Get the recipe here: Mocha Tortoni Mousse
No ice cream maker? No problem! This lemon ice cream is so easy to pull together that you’ll be tempted to make it every week. It's a great dessert alternative for kids who don't like the taste of coffee in the mocha mousse, too.
Get the recipe here: No-Ice-Cream-Maker Lemon Ice Cream
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These lovely looking (and tasting) meals are easier to make than you think. And they will impress all your guests (big and small).
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