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9 Easy ways to dress up your dinner Recipe

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Sue Cox
Added: Saturday, November 10, 2007


1. Serve one-dish meals in shallow pasta bowl.

2. Garnish with fresh herbs cut in sprigs.

3. Try putting sauce under food rather than on top of it.

4. Slice chicken breasts, pork tenderloin, or flank
steak, and fan on plate.

5. Dine by candlelight.

6. Arrange food on a bed of greens.

7. Sprinkle herbs or spices around the edge of the

8. Garnish desserts with powdered sugar, cocoa,
chopped fruit, or whole berries.

9. Wipe plate edges free of splatters prior to

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