Test Kitchen Director Rebecca Kracke Gordon is the staff's go-to source for party shortcuts. Use her shower planning guide to pull off your pretty party with ease.
3 Days Before
Prepare biscuits and freeze according to recipe instructions. Set up party table and assess serving pieces.
2 Days Before
Prepare flavored butters and press linens.
1 Day Before
Toss together fruit in a serving bowl; cover, and refrigerate. Prep and measure ingredients for frittatas, and refrigerate.
30 Minutes Before Guests Arrive
Start grits. Assemble and bake frittatas. Bake biscuits after frittatas have been removed from the oven.
Just Before Guests Arrive
Stir together beverage, and prepare yogurt as directed for fruit.