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Buffets and buffet tables are fun to decorate and come in all shapes and sizes. Fun Foods, too. Get some inspiration!
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How to Make a Veggie/Fruit Basket | The Stylish Buffet Table

How to Make a Veggie/Fruit Basket | The Stylish Buffet Table | Beautiful Buffets & Food | Scoop.it
I use veggie and or fruit baskets for a lot of different of celebrations. They work great on a buffet or appetizer table. They are pretty easy to assemble and make a real statement on the food table! Let's make one together!
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How to Make a Buffetscape - Buffet Table | The Stylish Buffet Table

How to Make a Buffetscape - Buffet Table | The Stylish Buffet Table | Beautiful Buffets & Food | Scoop.it
We hosted a summer party with light fair for the menu and I set it up in the dining area. I thought this would be a great way to illustrate building a traditional buffet table with fabrics and heights.
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Candles on Buffets - Safety Issues | The Stylish Buffet Table

Candles on Buffets - Safety Issues | The Stylish Buffet Table | Beautiful Buffets & Food | Scoop.it
Most everybody loves candles. The ambient, flickering light and soft shadows just make anything seem more elegant. They are popular choices for centerpieces and decor at most any event.
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Open flames can cause problems on a buffet table...

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Chafing Dishes, Slow Cookers and Food Warmers | The Stylish Buffet Table

Chafing Dishes, Slow Cookers and Food Warmers | The Stylish Buffet Table | Beautiful Buffets & Food | Scoop.it
Just so things are straight, let's take a look at the most common equipment used to serve hot buffet foods. They are: Chafing Dishes Slow Cookers (sometimes referred to as Crock-Pots®) Food Warmers Let's take a look at them, one at a time...
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Which is best for your buffet table needs? 

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Buffet Backdrop Idea - Ruffle Fabric | The Stylish Buffet Table

Buffet Backdrop Idea - Ruffle Fabric | The Stylish Buffet Table | Beautiful Buffets & Food | Scoop.it
Gone are the days of having to ruffle or gather fabric to create ruffles. Yippee! Now anyone, seamstress or not, can have a gorgeous backdrop for a buffet table by using ruffle fabric.
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Ruffle fabric has so many possibilites! 

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Themes are a Great Jump Start to Decorating Buffet Tables | The Stylish Buffet Table

Themes are a Great Jump Start to Decorating Buffet Tables | The Stylish Buffet Table | Beautiful Buffets & Food | Scoop.it
I find it easiest to come up with ideas for buffets if I or the person I am helping have a theme in mind for the event. This narrows down the zillions of options out there for decorating.
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Themes for a Buffet Table make decor easier! 

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LED Candles I Like to Use on a Buffet | The Stylish Buffet Table

LED Candles I Like to Use on a Buffet | The Stylish Buffet Table | Beautiful Buffets & Food | Scoop.it
We've talked about safety issues with using candles with open flames on a buffet table here, so now lets look at my favorite type of LED candles for a buffet table. They really add to the decor without being a fire hazard.
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Great point about no flames on a buffet table! 

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How to Set Up a Full Meal Buffet - Part 1 | The Stylish Buffet Table

How to Set Up a Full Meal Buffet - Part 1 | The Stylish Buffet Table | Beautiful Buffets & Food | Scoop.it
There are a few tips and tricks professional caterers and restaurant owners use when setting up a full meal buffet for a client. The guidelines are something anyone can use when hosting a buffet service meal.
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White Serving Dishes for Buffet Tables

White Serving Dishes for Buffet Tables | Beautiful Buffets & Food | Scoop.it
Buffet table serving dishes are an investment you will use over and over again through the years.
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White serving dishes are the perfect choice for any buffet table! 

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Buffet Ideas | Having Fun with Fruit & Veggie Displays

Buffet Ideas | Having Fun with Fruit & Veggie Displays | Beautiful Buffets & Food | Scoop.it
I love Buffets! And, new buffet ideas are something I am always on the lookout for - a new or different way to display foods - especially fruits and vegetables.
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Fruit and/or veggies baskets for all types of parties and events! 

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Buffet Ideas | Three Pot Crock Pot

Buffet Ideas | Three Pot Crock Pot | Beautiful Buffets & Food | Scoop.it
Holiday party menus can be intimidating but it's three pot crock pots to the rescue! Keeping foods at a safe serving temperature is very important. Caterers normally use catering dishes refered to as 'Chafing Dishes' to accomplish this.
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DIY Wedding Ideas | Dessert Tables & Candy Buffets | DIY Weddings and Events

DIY Wedding Ideas | Dessert Tables & Candy Buffets | DIY Weddings and Events | Beautiful Buffets & Food | Scoop.it
Candy buffets came along first. Then brides asked, why not add a dessert table?
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Spooky Halloween Decor

Spooky Halloween Decor | Beautiful Buffets & Food | Scoop.it
You've been invited to the Transylvania Hotel this Halloween season. This party will have spooky Halloween decor everywhere! Think Gothic, old European castles, vampires, werewolves and Frankenstein.
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Shrimp Display -- Waterfall Style | The Stylish Buffet Table

Shrimp Display -- Waterfall Style | The Stylish Buffet Table | Beautiful Buffets & Food | Scoop.it
Making unique and different displays for your food can really raise the bar at your next party! The food actually does double-duty -- feeding guests and acting as decor as well.
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Dessert Buffet Table Decor Ideas | Black and White Party

Dessert Buffet Table Decor Ideas | Black and White Party | Beautiful Buffets & Food | Scoop.it
Party & event hosts are very creative creatures. They search all over the internet for dessert buffet table decor ideas to use as inspiration for their own event.
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Black and White are a classic combination and let your food take center stage! 

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The History of the Buffet Table | The Stylish Buffet Table

The History of the Buffet Table | The Stylish Buffet Table | Beautiful Buffets & Food | Scoop.it
It's very interesting -- the history of the buffet table. To get to the beginning of the history for the term buffet you have to go all the way back to mid 16th century in Sweden. At that time it referred to a Swedish Schnapps Table.
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When did it all start? 

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Making the Most of Your Buffet Table Space | The Stylish Buffet Table

Making the Most of Your Buffet Table Space | The Stylish Buffet Table | Beautiful Buffets & Food | Scoop.it
If you are hosting a party or celebration at your home, (or even a larger event elsewhere), the buffet table(s) has to hold all the food you are offering your guests.
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Go Up and Out when building your buffet table display. 

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Making a Buffet Table Backdrop with Risers & Decor | The Stylish Buffet Table

Making a Buffet Table Backdrop with Risers & Decor | The Stylish Buffet Table | Beautiful Buffets & Food | Scoop.it
It's really not hard. A more traditional style buffet table is about heights -- peaks and valleys -- and adding assorted decor in and around the food you are offering your guests.
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Watch (in photos) how to come up with a great backdrop for a buffet table! 

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Greenery and Flowers on a Buffet Table | The Stylish Buffet Table

Greenery and Flowers on a Buffet Table | The Stylish Buffet Table | Beautiful Buffets & Food | Scoop.it
It has been an argument for ages. Some people will only work with real plants, greenery and flowers when decorating a buffet table. Others swear by using their silk counterparts.
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Silk greenery works well around food! 

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How to Set Up a Full Meal Buffet - Part 2 | The Stylish Buffet Table

How to Set Up a Full Meal Buffet - Part 2 | The Stylish Buffet Table | Beautiful Buffets & Food | Scoop.it
In the first article, How to Set Up a Full Meal Buffet, we learned a few ideas concerning setting a separate salad bar or salad station to help with flow of traffic, lines and letting the guests get to the part of the meal they wanted most.
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Mini Dessert Serving Dishes

Mini Dessert Serving Dishes | Beautiful Buffets & Food | Scoop.it
Mini Desserts are all the rage. They don't seem to be slowing in popularity, so it' time to jump on the wagon and start serving them at parties, gathering and events. But, first you'll need mini dessert serving dishes at hand.
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Jump on the mini dessert buffet train! 

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The Stylish Buffet Table

The Stylish Buffet Table | Beautiful Buffets & Food | Scoop.it
Buffets are part of our social scene. Here, we'll learn to make your next buffet stylish whether it's for a birthday party, family get- together, office party or even something as big as an engagement or wedding reception.
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Buffet tables are more and more popular! 

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Snowball Cookies for a Cookie Swap

Snowball Cookies for a Cookie Swap | Beautiful Buffets & Food | Scoop.it
When I think of snowball cookies, I remember visiting my grandmother (we called her Grammy) at Christmas time. She would spend the entire month of December in the kitchen baking.
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Create Your Own Vintage Halloween "Wicked" Dessert Table

Create Your Own Vintage Halloween "Wicked" Dessert Table | Beautiful Buffets & Food | Scoop.it
I love vintage anything so a Vintage Halloween theme for my party's dessert table was a no- brainer! Here, you'll learn the steps to creating a wonderful, themed dessert table or buffet for your next party.
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How to Create a Bewitching Buffet | Halloween Food Ideas

How to Create a Bewitching Buffet | Halloween Food Ideas | Beautiful Buffets & Food | Scoop.it
Your Halloween party deserves Halloween food ideas that will delight, gross out and complete the party in a way that only themed food can! We have a love affair with beautifully and aptly displayed food on buffets.
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