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Party with a plan

For a memorable and affaordable gathering, try these 25 tips from event organizers and stylish types around the ciy

(Aram boghosian for the globe)
November 27, 2008

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1. Instead of a caterer, do the food yourself. You can make really simple hors d'oeuvres in advance, so you don't spend the evening in the kitchen. Try baked brie, goat cheese, and fig jam wrapped in prosciutto with a balsamic dipping sauce, or a spinach dip in carved-out bread. Trader Joe's is a good stop for cheese plate supplies. (Full article: 701 words)

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