Girlfriends Fall Party

Celebrate with your friends as the kids head back to school. Show them (& you) how special they are with this fun & fabulous party. The table is simple but elegant with a bit of whimsy. The menu is easy to prepare. You can prepare some items the night before and finish the preparations the morning of the party. This event can be hosted on a weekday because it is simple to prepare.

Now, send the kids to school, call your friends and Celebrate!


• Crudites & Dill Dip

• Chicken Salad

• Sweet & Sour Coleslaw

• Cheesecake (Purchase pre-made)

• Mockmosas (Orange juice & sparkling cider)

Girlfriends Party Recipes

Crudités and Dill Dip

• 1 pint sour cream

• 1 pint small curd cottage cheese

• Fresh dill, chopped

Blend sour cream and cottage cheese. Mix in dill. Serve in small bowl placed in center of tray. Surround with assortment of fresh vegetables

Chicken Salad

• 1 1/2 boneless chicken breasts per guests • 1/2 cup chopped celery

• Mayonnaise

• 1 tablespoon Fresh dill, chopped

• Salt and pepper

Steam chicken until well done. Rinse well and chill. Chop into chunks then separate chunks with a fork. Add celery and dill. Salt and pepper to taste. Mix with mayo, just enough to moisten. Chill until served.

Sweet and Sour Coleslaw

• 1-2 bags coleslaw mix

• 1/2 cup mayonnaise

• 1/4 cup zesty Italian dressing

• 1 tablespoon honey

• 1/2 cup white raisins

• 1/2 cup grape tomatoes

Clean slaw mix and let drain. Mix may, dressing and honey. Taste. dressing should be tart but also a bit sweet. If necessary, add a touch more honey. Place slaw mix in large bowl. Add dressing slowly, a bit at a time. Dressing should moisten slaw but not make it sloppy. Mix in raisins. Chill until served. Serve on red lettuce and decorate with tomatoes cut in half.

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