You don’t have to cook a five-course meal or break out Grandma’s china to have a dinner party. All you need are good friends, good eats (we won’t tell if you get takeout!), and these dinner party basics.
Dishes: Food takes center stage on understated dishes. This set’s slightly asymmetrical shape adds interest to the ordinary.
Silverware: Keep it simple with substantial stainless utensils that work for everyday and Sunday suppers alike.
Glasses: Step up your dinner party game with gold-rimmed glasses.
Placemats: Woven placemats lend a rustic texture to each guest’s place setting — and protect your table while they’re at it.
Water pitcher: No need to play waiter all night — place a pitcher or two on the dining table so guests can serve themselves.
Candlesticks: These mercury glass candlesticks reflect the warm, cozy glow of an evening spent among friends.
Serving tray: Bring the party to your pals by serving refreshments on a tropical hardwood tray.
Baking dish: A handsome stoneware baking dish lets you bring hot casseroles or desserts (apple crisp, anyone?) straight from the oven to the table.
Dessert stand: Put a cake or pie on a pretty pedestal with a minimalist dessert stand.
Corkscrew: Keep an extra bottle of vino and an opener handy for impromptu toasts.
Dishwand: Make post-meal cleanup easy with a refillable dishwand.
Containers: Store leftovers in airtight glass containers that can go straight from the fridge to the microwave.
Dishes: West Helm Organic Shaped Dinnerware Set; Silverware: Threshold 20-Piece Olisa Satin Flatware Set; Glasses: West Helm Stemless Glassware; Placemats: Crate&Barrel Artesia Round Placemat; Water Pitcher: Luigi Bormioli Michelangelo 84-Ounce Pitcher; Candlesticks: Pier 1 Imports Mercury Glass Pillar Holders; Serving Tray: Crate&Barrel Ike Tray; Baking Dish: Crate&Barrel Dark Blue 2-Piece Oval Baking Dish; Dessert Stand: Crate&Barrel Marin White Small Cake Stand; Corkscrew: IDEALISK Corkscrew; Dishwand: Target Scotch-Brite Non-Scratch Dishwand; Containers: Glasslock Oven-Safe Rectangular Six-Piece Set
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