Lara McGraw’s Easy-Prep Entertaining Recipes

Lara McGraw knows a thing or two about last-minute entertaining — she spends her days as a stylist making impromptu food displays look artfully appetizing. And when she’s not consulting, she’s hosting her own casual dinner parties. Here are two of her favourite dishes to serve. Both can be whipped up on a whim and served with other antipasti, cured meats and grilled salmon.

Get more entertaining tips and recipes from McGraw in our June 2010 issue, on sale May 10th.