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Tune in weekly for my mouth watering menus & fresh ideas for home entertaining. November is the time to start ramping up your appetite and party plans for the holidays! Find my favorite recipes here for holiday meals, potluck parties, and last minute appetizers. Cheers - Holly Brown

Recent Party Plans

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Pumpkin Inspired Snacks for Halloween Parties

Pumpkins aren't just for carving, they can be turned into frighteningly fun food. Pumpkin and sweet butternut squash taste delicious in soups, salads, pastas, appetize...
Grilled Salmon Salad

Tis the Season for Salmon!

There's no better way to get your Omega 3s than with fresh caught salmon at the height of salmon season. Prepare this fabulous fish as an appetizer, salad, or main dish!
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For the Love of Lamb

Lamb is not just for the occasional splurge on an evening out. Lamb is easy to prepare at home. These succulent preparations and sauces that will find their way onto y...
French Hen

Eggstra Special Easter Menu

There’s more to eggs at Easter than egg hunts, chocolate eggs, and egg coloring kits. If you’re in charge of the brunch menu this year, we have the eggstra special dis...

Recent Recipes

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Fennel & Cranberry Christmas Salad

The perfect Christmas Salad looks festive, tastes light and bright, and is easy to throw together. It shouldn't be too elaborate or weighted down with creamy salad dre...
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Cranberry Cocktails

Cranberry cocktails are pretty in red, and perfect for holiday entertaining!
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Dried Fruit Compote with Chèvre on Crostini

Dried Fruit Compote with Chèvre on Crostini is a quick and easy appetizer that can be enjoyed year round. Serve warm or at room temperature. It's a mouthwatering combi...

Recent Videos

Setting an Artful Table with Mike Mondello, President of...

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Setting an Al Fresco Table

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Setting a Seattle Style Dinner Table Perfect for Seafood

If you love to entertain, throw dinner parties, or cook at home with friends, TheBrownLounge.com has fresh menu and party ideas for you! Each week you’ll find new reci...

Setting a Colorful Formal Table

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