Trying to mix it up

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Whenever I am having friends or family over, I like to make things that don't have me cooking the whole time they are visiting. Mainly it's because I like to drink wine and talk about how hot Ryan Gosling is, but I also think it's rude to ignore your guests and be stuck in the kitchen the entire night. Usually this means we throw a lot of Mexican themed dinner parties at my house. With chips and guacamole, enchiladas and flan all being the perfect dishes to be made ahead of time, it is a no brainer. But lately I have been trying to mix it up and discover some new cuisines that are also easily made ahead!

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