This looks yummy. I'm going to try this recipe, m'self.
Question for the void: what are your thoughts on beverages? I realize that I'm a die-hard soda fiend, but most people aren't. At this point I'm thinking a pitcher of cold water (w/ lemon or orange slices or summat), a pitcher of unsweetened iced tea (with lemons and sugar/sweeteners nearby), and coffee. (I have an insulated air void--yes, I own an air void dispenser--so that's super easy and stays warm.) Do you think that's enough, or should I add juices and/or sodas or something? Wine, sparkling or otherwise (even though SIL obviously can't drink it)?
Dear god, why couldn't this have been a sit-down meal. So.much.damn.easier. And curse my parents (*shakes fist powerlessly*) for the method of hosting/entertaining that I learned from them! LOL. Why couldn't they have gone the cheap and easy rout, and showed me the same?! WHY did I have to pick up the formal dining/catering style?! Heh. At least I can pull that off. Not so useful, but good to know I guess.