Food Preparation: Servings

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Food Preparation: Servings

Before choosing celebration food, do some keen calculations on your dinner party menu. Plan to prepare 10% more than you need. Some basic guidelines for food preparation are: one cup each of coffee, vegetables, potatoes, fruit, rice, soup and pasta per person. Figure ½ lb per person for meat and chicken. Each person will eat 1/8 of a 9-inch pie or cake.

   

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