High school and college graduations are fast approaching and local restaurants will be swarmed with well-meaning relatives.
Opt for a lovely lunch spread at home instead and everyone -- yourself included -- will be happy you did. Read on for 15 drinks, salads, nibbles -- and cake!
Radish and Pecan Grain Salad by amanda
Retro Raspberry Lime Rickeys by cheese1227
Pan Bagnat: Le French Tuna Salad Sandwich by Waverly
Meg's Marinated Mushrooms by hardlikearmour
Rhubarb Curd Shortbread by Rivka
Chevre Devils by gingerroot
Farro Salad with Roasted Mushrooms and Parmesan by merrill
Cappuccino Cheesecake by boulangere
Ginger Sangria by RebeccaP
Smoked Ham with Pomegranate Molasses, Black Pepper and Mustard Glaze by TasteFood
Pistachio Meringue Stack with Rose Cream and Strawberries by Heena
Bruschetta with Ricotta, Honey and Lemon Zest by merrill
Chicken Salad by amanda
Crispy Spice-Brined Pecans by AntoniaJames
Grown-Up Birthday Cake by Midge
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