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    18 Things That'll Make Feeding A Crowd So Much Easier

    You're gonna want to take a ~pitcher~ of your impressive dinner table spread.

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    1. A 7-quart Crock-Pot for anyone who wants to serve a big hearty meal that basically cooks itself.

    2. A 15-piece set of stainless-steel knives so you can slice, dice, and chop like a dream in preparation for your dinner guests.

    3. A beautifully embossed pitcher to satisfy any sweet tea– or lemonade-loving family.

    4. And a set of four matching goblets that'll look so good on your table, you might have to buy three sets.

    5. A 24-piece buffet serving set made to save your hands from scrubbing serving dishes after a big family meal, because chefing it up is hard work enough.

    6. A 10-cup food processor that just may replace your $300 food processor, and handle everything you need to cook for Shabbat no problem.

    7. A 45-piece set of microwave- and dishwasher-safe porcelain dinnerware worthy of feeding the whole fam during special occasions.

    8. And a 45-piece banquet set filled with everything you'll need to make regular weekly meals for many look gourmet and delish.

    9. A 4-quart saute pan guaranteed to ~handle~ big family-style pots of meatballs, casseroles, fried chicken, and more!

    10. A lid-locking salad spinner and gorgeous salad serving bowl with hands for anyone who believes that every good meal includes plenty of veggies.

    11. A lazy Susan appetizer set so you can feed your dinner guests a fancy olive spread and make them say "woooow."

    12. A five-quart Dutch oven (featuring a vitreous enamel finish over cast iron) that's basically begging for an affordable one-pot dinner everyone shall love. And it's pretty enough to serve with!

    13. An 18-piece BBQ tool set for those of us whose idea of "a meal big enough to feed many" is a bunch of hamburgers on the grill.

    14. A Mr. Coffee machine who won't let you down when it's time to serve lots of coffee with dessert, and that one guest needs a cup for the road before the whole pot is done.

    15. And set of six mugs and a handy storage rack so nothing stands in the way between your friends and a cup of fresh joe.

    16. A non-stick cake pan designed with your famous, hearty lasagna in mind — it's over a foot long!

    17. A set of three dough presses to help you whip up plenty of fruit pies, empanadas, pierogis, and other tasty treats.

    18. And a super cute serving dish ideal for plating fresh berries on the dessert table once dinner is said and done.

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