Dinner Party Management: When Guests Cancel At the Last Minute

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[Editor's Note: No matter how carefully you plan a dinner party, things may change at the last minute. Sometimes guests have to cancel, or a key ingredient might not be available when you go to the market, or some other last-minute issue might arise. This post is a great guide to making a last-minute menu adjustment, and includes an excellent summer entree salad recipe, as well. It might be the perfect thing to serve at your late-summer dinner party! -Genie]

How to Change the Menu of Your Dinner Party When Guests Cancel

Earlier this week, our party changed when a few people had to cancel. The party was planned, dishes were delegated, groceries were purchased for my portion of the menu. But as soon as I found out I immediately changed the meal to lighter fare, knowing it would only be 4 of us.

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