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About the Author Sandy Coughlin

When Sandy Coughlin started blogging in 2006, she set out to write about the missing art of hospitality in our culture. She had recognized a great need for people to connect and escape their isolation and loneliness, so she jumped in with Reluctant Entertain to help. Visit www.reluctantentertainer.com for simple entertaining ideas, dinner party tips, and ways to reach out and grow your hospitality.

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How to Make Waffles With Pancake Mix

How to Make Waffles With Pancake Mix

Posted by on Mar 24, 2016 in Recipes | 0 comments

Change Up Your Waffle Recipe It’s that time of year, when we start thinking about brunch foods for our weekend entertaining, so today Sandy Coughlin, author of The Reluctant Entertainer is going to show you how to make waffles with pancake mix! Because it’s easy to keep pancake mix and syrup stocked in the pantry, this buttermilk waffle recipe today just...

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Black Bean Dip Recipe & Football Party Ideas

Black Bean Dip Recipe & Football Party Ideas

Posted by on Jan 27, 2016 in Appetizers, Recipes | 0 comments

Football Party Food & Planning It’s almost time for The Big Game, and what better way to celebrate than with the best party food, snacks, and fun party ideas for watching the football game? Cheer for your team with this unbelievably rich, cheesy Havana Queso Black Bean Dip recipe, using Harry & David’s Havana Black Bean Dip! Make sure your guests...

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Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Chutney Recipe

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Chutney Recipe

Posted by on Jan 20, 2016 in Recipes | 0 comments

The moment you walk through your door and catch the aroma of a delicious Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Chutney meal simmering in the kitchen, you know two things: 1) dinner is ready 2) you did it all without lifting a finger Being able to cook a meal “low and slow” for hours, without having to worry about pulling it out of the oven at the right time...

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The Perfect Pear Martini For Holiday Parties

The Perfect Pear Martini For Holiday Parties

Posted by on Dec 21, 2015 in Entertaining, Holidays & Celebrations, Recipes | 0 comments

Pear Cocktail, Anyone? It’s time to celebrate in style with a cocktail that’s just right for the season! If you’re from Oregon, you’ll know that the most beautiful Royal Riviera® Pears grow right here in the Rogue Valley, and can be used in dozens of recipes. Now Sandy Coughlin, author of The Reluctant Entertainer, brings us a new one in the...

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