How to Throw a Gourmet Dinner Party

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Do you know which side of the plate the silverware is supposed to go on? What's the proper way to chow down on that steak? The short answer: It all depends on your culture. For example, Americans typically use a food-cutting style called the zig-zag, where eaters actually switch which hand they're using for their utensils. Other countries don't use silverware at all.

For some, the thought of inviting a bunch of guests into their home creates intense anxiety and pressure, for others it's an exciting opportunity to showcase funky recipes and mingle with friends. From deciding when to throw a dinner party to delicious and interesting dish ideas, these videos will pave your path to gourmet dinner greatness.

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