10 Easy Recipes for Unexpected Guests


Egg Dishes

If you're comfortable whipping up a few eggs, they're a great way to feed a crowd. Eggs have a delicate flavor and texture that you can dress up or down with the addition of cheeses, spices and other ingredients. Once you learn how to cook an egg mixture without overcooking the outside, a world of custards and other fine egg based dishes will broaden your recipe repertoire in style. From stratta to soufflé, eggs will make a big impression on a small budget.

When a filling appetizer is on the menu, a spinach and egg dish may be the answer. This simple spinach and egg appetizer is easy to make ahead and freeze or serve warm from the oven: Easy Spinach Appetizer.