Easy Entertaining

Easy Entertaining Whether you’re hosting a small weekend get-together, a large gathering, or anything in between, entertaining friends and family always provides an opportunity to create memories that last a lifetime. No host wants to miss the highlights because of an endless to-do list in the kitchen, but with the right recipes and refreshments, it’s easy to throw a successful, enjoyable dinner party for you and your guests. Courtesy www.EdnaValleyVineyard.com. Orzo with Lemon, Brie and Toasted Pine Nuts Serves: 8 1 lb. orzo pasta 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus 1 tbsp., divided 1 tbsp. lemon zest 3 tbsp. lemon …

Mexican 7 Layer Dip

1 large carton sour cream 1 pkg. taco mix avocado dip 1 bunch green onions 6 roma tomatoes, chopped 1 can black olives, chopped 1-2 packages cheddar cheese or Mexican mix cheese (shredded).   Mix taco mix into sour cream. Layer each ingredient as listed starting with the taco/sour cream mixture.