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tips on organizing an African dinner for your group or club

How to have an African Dinner Party

The Congo Cookbook is a collection of African recipes and information about African cooking and food. Many people use The Congo Cookbook in their preparations for an African dinner for their group or club. Here are some thoughts on presenting the best possible African dinner party.

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The Menu

Obviously this is the most important part of your dinner. Food must be obtained and prepared, so some planning is necessary. Here are some thoughts:

Something for the Eyes

Decorating and providing some books to look at should make the dinner both fun and informative.

Something for the Ears

Nothing makes ambience like music.

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Some before- or after-dinner fun.

Also see African Food for Kwanzaa or Black History Month.

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