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6 Creative Ways to Serve Drinks During Cocktail Hour

A surefire way to entertain guests while you take wedding photos is by hosting a cocktail hour. Serve up anything from craft beer to mimosas or, more simply, lemonade and sodas to refresh your guests pre-reception. Here, six ways to get creative with the presentation, from a rustic bar cart to a...

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Gold Rush! 7 Delicious Golden Desserts

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It seems like gold is everywhere at weddings these days, and now it's even made its way onto the dessert menu -- and we love it! Caterers are serving up sweets that have been creatively foiled, dipped and sprinkled into pretty golden treats (and they're not only edible -- they're delicious!).  See some of our favorite pretty golden desserts.... read more

Crispy Clams with Bloody Marys And 6 More Pairings For Cocktail Hour

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One of the hottest wedding food trends, pioneered by culinary innovator and caterer Peter Callahan, is to pair a mini cocktail or small glass of wine alongside an appetizer at cocktail hour. We're talking anything from tacos and tequila to sliders and beer. See some of Peter's creations and other favorites below!

1. Brie Topped Pear...

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11 Wedding Dessert Ideas (That Aren’t Cake!)

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Wedding cake is a staple and we're certain it's not going anywhere anytime soon but, there's no rule that you have to serve just wedding cake (or have a cake at all!). These couples switched it up for the dessert course and served some unexpected sweet treats. Feast your eyes on... read more

7 Sweet Ways to Incorporate Donuts Into Your Wedding

If your love for donuts goes way beyond celebrating National Donut Day, we totally don't blame you. Besides being insanely addicting, donuts are the perfect way to end your wedding on a sweet note, treat your guests to a little powdered fun and make a unique statement on your dessert table. Keep scrolling for some... read more

3 Tea Party Bridal Shower Recipes We Can’t Resist  

These three deliciously clever recipes prove that desserts are the most important meal of the day. For all you mothers-of-the-bride, maids of honor and future mothers-in-law tasked with planning a bridal shower, we've asked celebrity caterer Andrea Correale of Elegant Affairs to share how she transforms a girly get-together into a springtime tea party bridal... read more

6 Desserts You Can Print Your Wedding Design On

Make your wedding dessert pixel perfect with a printed design. Ask your baker if they do edible printing, then figure out how you want to use your monogram, custom wedding logo, a photo of you and your fiance or a pattern that fits your wedding style. Pastry printing uses edible ink and fondant or wafer paper... read more

Do We Have To Offer Vegetarian Options At Our Wedding?

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There's bound to be a few friends or family members with special menu needs on your guest list. (Hence the reason so many couples are talking about the best way to accommodate dietary restrictions right now on our Food & Cakes board.) So should you really have to worry about all of your vegetarian,... read more

Here’s What You Need To Know Before Making A Wedding Candy Bar

We don't have to tell you how much fun candy bars are (and they make a pretty awesome photo op too!), but pulling off a beautiful display is not as easy as it looks. We reached out to candy and dessert bar experts to bring you the most important tips to creating an amazing wedding... read more

11 Fat Tuesday-Inspired Catering Ideas

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Fat Tuesday is all about the fried foods, Creole-inspired cooking and frozen drinks. It may be the culmination of  Mardi Gras, but the festive menu easily translates to a wedding with savory pancake and shrimp appetizers, fried dough desserts like beignets and donuts, and classic Southern foodie favors like Moon Pies and grits. Steal the read more
The right chairs and chair treatments can transform what was a hodgepodge room into something that's elegant and refined. If it's a black-tie wedding, cover every chair in rich, silk fabric and add a coordinating sash. For a wedding that's outdoors, consider using simple chiavari chairs instead of the plastic folding kind. You can also use your chairs to highlight the season. Pay tribute to the time of year by decorating every one of the chairs with a miniature wreath for a winter wedding, or tie fresh blooms to each of the chair backs if you're having a springtime affair.
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