Entertaining at home

Everything it takes to entertain at home - good food, good wine, friends, family and fun
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Simple trick to buying perfectly ripe avocados

Simple trick to buying perfectly ripe avocados. For a perfectly ripe avocado, start with these tips: First, find a good candidate by selecting avocados that are a very dark green without any obvious indents or smooshy parts. It should be heavy and firm.

How to stock your bar

Bar Shopping List - This Chart is a handy reference guide when planning for a party. Increase the amounts for dinner parties or gatherings that will last longer than 4 hours.

Edible Bread Spoons - clever!

Edible Bread Spoons for tapas and appetizers. Save recipes extras and freeze; use to create edible bread spoon appetizer/"recipe edible bread spoons/or for other use. save fruits for perfect champagne bellini.

The easiest way to hang a picture! Why didn't I think of this? Pin now, read later! #tips

How to hang a picture w/ two hangers: Put tape on the picture. Put tape on the wall using a level. Attach picture hangers to the wall according to the marks. Pull off the tape. Hang the picture!

The braai - a true South Africanism.  We even now celebrate National Braai Day on 24 September (Heritage Day). Tips and tricks to promote this event successfully are covered in this Braai Food Focus http://www.supermarket.co.za/flipbooks/Supermarket_Retailer/July%202012/index.html

The South African braai. It's like our cookout, and although they do sausages of a sort (not the long circular sausages) they never do hamburgers.

Knorr uses its versatile home meal range to interact with customers at kitchen level 'Whatsfordinner'  Pictured here, Sticky Chicken Wings, made in a Knorr Cook In Bag.  See what retailers are up to in their home meal replacement departments here http://www.supermarket.co.za/flipbooks/Supermarket_Retailer/April%202012/index.html

Make perfect chicken wings with KNORR Cook-in-Bag. The roasting bag locks in all the flavour, ensuring deliciously sticky chicken wings. KNORR Cook-in-Bags are the simplest way to make juicy chicken wings with ease.

Yum. And there's lots more goodies at http://www.cooksister.com/recipes_braaibbq/

Roosterkoek (literally "grill cake" is a classic South African braai (BBQ) side dish - yeast dough baked over the coals till golden.