• November begins the countdown! For children, it is the dreadfully slow progression of endless weeks, waiting anxiously for the magic of the Holidays. But for adults, the weeks and days between November first and the end of December are a blur of racing activities that require meticulous organization, insightful budgeting and endless energy. If you are looking for great recipes to help you with your holiday feasting, "Swing the Door Open" has solutions to your meal planning and holiday baking needs!

  • Swing the Door Open

    During over 20 years of catering and cooking classes, some of Deena’s recipes became clear favorites with her customer’s and students. Her blend of Southern hospitality and Midwestern moxie produced some irresistible entrees and beautifully sculpted baked goods. Some cookbooks get buried in your cabinets. THIS is the cookbook you will keep on your counter!

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  • Midwestern Hospitality

    It is truly an art to create an atmosphere that welcomes your guests! Whether you are hosting a casual home gathering or an elaborate event, it all comes down to planning well.

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Cookbook

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Recipes

Holidays

Holidays

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Entertaining