I have a few dishes that I do well enough to please my own people, but when it comes to feeding the masses, that's tricky. It's too easy to boil up pasta and call it good.
On vacation, since we happened to be there this year at the same time as the man's ex-wife, her husband, her identical twin sister and their family of five, my fiance's brother and his clan, we banded together on the last night for a dinner of "mustgo" (as in, everything must go). It's was a buffet of leftovers and not too shabby. Of course, that's a pretty easy meal when you're (a) emptying the vacation pantry and (b) not interested in impressing anyone.
But what do you make if you're maybe kinda hoping to make the guests happy? Let me know. I am looking for new food to make this fall.
In other food news, I still love THIS cookbook and would recommend anyone who doesn't really cook but wants to start. It's perfectly designed, graphic, glossy, colorful and witty. And it's also only .86 cents on Amazon from used sellers. What a bargain.
Photo from gourmet.com.