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Wash the spinach and drain carefully. Add 5 sliced mushrooms. Put the salad in its serving container and cover with a damp towel. Put it back in the refrigerator.
Make sure beverages are refrigerated as needed and that you have enough ice.
Clean up your kitchen and do the dishes.
When guests are expected to arrive
Get out the hors d’oeuvres and position them strategically so that people won’t clump too much.
Toss the grilled vegetable salad vegetables with garlic oil.
Prepare yourself or someone else to serve beverages. Look mellow, calm, cool, collected. Put your feet on a chair.
One hour before you plan to eat
One half-hour before you plan to eat
Get the rice going.
Fifteen minutes before you plan to eat
Assign someone to dress the spinach salad and set it on the table.
Toss the peas on top of the rice and continue to cook until the rice is done.
Just before you eat
Serve ‘em up!!!