Throw a Bridal or Baby Shower

Throw an elegant shower for the mother-to-be or bride-to-be by serving these classic recipes. They're easy to eat and will work for both occasions. 

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Photo By: Alice Gao ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Alice Gao ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Alice Gao ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Alice Gao ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Alice Gao ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

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Hosting a Shower

Make a shower memorable without breaking the bank. Serve classic, elegant snacks plus a classic afternoon cocktail.

Goat Cheese Toasts

Giada De Laurentiis dresses up these delicate toasts by topping goat cheese with chopped Kalamata olives and coarsely ground peppercorns. Best of all, the crostini and the cheese mixture can each be prepared two days ahead, and then put together on the day of your event.

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Open-Faced Tuna Sandwiches with Arugula and Sweet-Pickle Mayonnaise

Serve these satisfying sandwiches open-faced to display an awesome array of seared albacore, melted white cheddar and crisp arugula.  

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Chicken Poppy Seed Salad Sandwiches

Trisha Yearwood brings nutty and sweet flavors to her chicken salad by adding crunchy slivered almonds and juicy seedless grapes.

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Cherry Cheesecake Shooters

Serve Ree Drummond's Cherry Cheesecake Shooters in an easy-to-hold wine glass that's fit for mingling. Layer graham cracker crust, creamy filling and cherry topping into a spoonable treat.

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Safflower Madeleines

Damaris Phillips spruces up the classic madeleine cookie by using safflower-infused butter.

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Bellinis

With the addition of lemon zest, Ree's elegant Bellinis are full of bright notes and refreshing flavor.

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