This is NOT a lame post.
This is important.
Because every now and again I get invited someplace by an unsuspecting person who doesn't realize I might be the LAST PERSON THEY WANT AT THEIR PARTY...
So to curb the certain-to-ensue anxiety, I bring something delicious.
Now I don't always have time to bake a fancy-schmancy cake like this:
But I'm not one to argue with Jeter if he hops into my blog!!!! So he gets to stay.
Cupcakes like this are adorable, right? You just take a dotted "grass" frosting tube, fill the top with frosting "grass" and plunk a chick peep into the middle... then add some strategically placed jelly beans for eggs. EASY and impressive!
Shrimp is a big favorite of mine. No one can hate the woman with a shrimp tray:
And chocolate dipped strawberries are an easy crowd-pleaser for all ages and occasions!
Take fresh, ripe berries:
Dip berries into chocolate using their stems to hold berries in place.... Then lay them onto foil-covered cookie sheets:
Chill... put on pretty plate and serve!
Those were a crowd-pleasing favorite at our Easter brunch!
And remember, if the budget is tight, chicken salad and crackers is a wonderful munch that most people won't think of... and fresh chicken salad is a wonderful thing!