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Recipe of the Week

Detail of Caramel Apple-Almond Crepes



Caramel Apple-Almond Crepes


A great dish for dessert or breakfast, these filled crepes are quick and easy to make, full of wonderful flavor, and make any occasion special.


Is Your Table Big Enough?
by Wen Zientek-Sico

Ever wonder how many people you can comfortably...or not so comfortably squeeze onto your dining room table for a sit down dinner or buffet? Let this handy tool break down the numbers for you.



Is Your Table Big Enough?

Use this handy chart to determine how many guests your table can seat comfortably, and the numbers it can seat in a pinch. All of these numbers are averages and many factors may affect these numbers. Things like the size of your chairs, the size of your guests, the size and formality of your dinnerware, the amount of food you are planning on including on the table, and any abnormal limitations of your table or room would cause the number of people comfortably seated to lower.

Sit Down Dinner

Rectangular/Square/Oblong Tables
Length and WidthComfortably SeatedMaximum Seated
36" X 36"44
48" X 36"66
60" X 36"68
72" X 36"610
96" X 36"810


Round Tables
DiameterComfortably SeatedMaximum Seated
24"22
30"23
36"45
48"46
54"68
60"810
72"1014


Buffet Dinner

Rectangular/Square/Oblong Tables
Length and WidthComfortably SeatedMaximum Seated
36" X 36"44
48" X 36"68
60" X 36"68
72" X 36"812
96" X 36"1014





Round Tables
DiameterComfortably SeatedMaximum Seated
24"23
30"24
36"46
48"48
54"810
60"1014
72"1216






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