The Amazing One-Hour Dinner Party

We cooked up a tasty spring menu for eight happy people—and included the tips and game plan to pull it all together in 60 minutes.

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Time-Saving Convenience Products for a One-Hour Dinner Party

Time-Saving Covenience Products

  • Agave nectar: A versatile, ready-made liquid sweetener with a nice, neutral flavor you don't find in honey.
    • Time saved: 15 minutes.
  • Bagged salad greens: No need to wash and spin or pat dry—just open the bag and toss with vinaigrette.
    • Time saved: about 6 minutes.
  • Lemonade concentrate: Skip the whole job of making and chilling simple syrup, then combining with fresh-squeezed lemon juice. Concentrate does the job for you.
    • Time saved: about 15 minutes.
  • Precut potato wedges: Just open a package and pour onto a baking sheet—no scrubbing of spuds and no knife work necessary.
    • Time saved: 10 minutes.

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