Sandy Coughlin | Contributing Writer | Reluctant Entertainer

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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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Thanksgiving Games To Go With Your Holiday Meal

Thanksgiving Games To Go With Your Holiday Meal

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

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it pays to be prepared. Sandy Coughlin, author of the Reluctant Entertainer, shares  some of her favorite Thanksgiving games to help make your Thanksgiving more memorable. Thanksgiving Games The holidays are here and what better way to indulge than to have fun around the table with family and friends! There is no...

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3 Mouth-Watering Apple Nacho Recipes

3 Mouth-Watering Apple Nacho Recipes

Posted by on Sep 9, 2015 in Fresh Fruit, Recipes | 0 comments

Feast on life and connect with friends when you serve up apple nachos at your next get-together with a little help from Reluctant Entertainer’s Sandy Coughlin. Start with thinly sliced apples. Use any type of apple you like, we recommend Honey Crisp or Fuji. Next, add Moose Munch® Gourmet Popcorn and a sauce made to satisfy a sweet tooth. Apple Nachos with...

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Rogue Valley Wine and Cheese Pairings with Pear Compote Flatbread Recipe

Rogue Valley Wine and Cheese Pairings with Pear Compote Flatbread Recipe

Posted by on Apr 14, 2015 in Appetizers, Entertaining, Recipes, Wine | 0 comments

Recently, we sent Sandy Coughlin of Reluctant Entertainer our Rogue Valley Gift Box and California Wine Trio, which are both filled with delightful gourmet foods from the West Coast. Using her culinary and entertaining know-how, Sandy created several hearty and satisfying pairings—including a recipe for a delicious compote made using our handpicked Royal...

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Easy Canned Peaches: How to Can Peaches, with Sandy Coughlin

Easy Canned Peaches: How to Can Peaches, with Sandy Coughlin

Posted by on Aug 19, 2014 in Fresh Fruit, Recipes | 1 comment

  Sandy Coughlin of Reluctant Entertainer gives us some thorough instructions on how to can peaches; follow along as she goes through her step-by-step process for home canning. Recipes for canned peaches should be kept at the ready because you’ll love they way your peaches turn out. For the best results, you’ll want to use the best peaches, so make...

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Easy Cherry Cobbler Recipe

Easy Cherry Cobbler Recipe

Posted by on Jul 7, 2014 in Baking, Desserts & Chocolate, Fresh Fruit, Recipes | 0 comments

Sandy Coughlin of Reluctant Entertainer created a delicious dessert recipe that’s perfect for Cherry-Oh!® Cherries and can just as easily be made with peaches or pears. Enjoy! I love a summer dessert made with large, sweet cherries, a dessert that you can swap out with other fresh fruit in season, such as peaches or pears. My recipe today is the essence of...

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