How to Give the Bride a Most Pleasant Shower One of the pleasantest pre-wedding parties you can give a bride is a luncheon or supper shower for 12 close friends. After you have decided on the date with the bride and invited the guests, it's time to plan the menu and make out the market list. Here is a menu suggestion on which you may want to base your own: Cocktails Mixed Nuts Seafood Newburg in Tart or Patty Shells or over Rice Green Salad with Marinated Artichoke Hearts Angelfood Cake with Vanilla Ice Cream and Strawberries For the main course, the tart or patty shells—if used instead of rice —may be bought. The Seafood Newburg you will have to concoct yourself and a recipe follows. The salad is easy to put CONGRATULATIONS and BEST WISHES TO CHERI KLOCKE . who is engaged to be married to Mark Collison . on May 25. Cheri has registered her bridal preferences at our shop. JUNE BRIDES REGISTER NOW At FRANKS PLBG. & HTG. 309 N. Clark together. The greens can be all ready in the refrigerator. To dress them all you have to do is to add the marinated artichoke hearts (these come in a 6-ounce jars) and add extra olive oil. wine vinegar, salt and pepper to taste. The angelfood cake may be bought or prepared from a mix. The ice cream can be in the freezer along with frozen strawberries—the berries ready to be thawed before serving. SEAFOOD NEWBURG '/2 cup (one */4-'pound stick) butter or margarine '/j cup cornstarch 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon paprika Dash of cayenne pepper 2 cups heavy cream 2 cups milk Vz cup dry sherry 3 eggs, well beaten 1 pound shrimp (cooked, shelled and deveined), about 1M> cups 1 can (5 ounces) lobster, drained and cut up, about 1 cup 1 can (7V 2 ounces) king For Your Bride GIFT IDEAS SAVE PORTABLE ELECTRIC WORK SAVERS 8-SPEED ELECTRIC MIXER SELF-BUTTERING CORN POPPER EACH REG. TO $11.95 750-WATT SINGLE BURNER HOT PLATE 2-SLICE AUTOMATIC TOASTER 12-CUP AUTOMATIC COFFEE MAKER STEAM AND DRY IRON crabmeat (tendons removed), drained and flaked about 1 cup Tart or patty shells or cooked rice In a 3-quart saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter. Stir in cornstarch, salt, paprika and cayenne. Remove from heat. Gradually stir in cream and milk. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil and boils 1 minute. Reduce heat. Gradually stir in sherry. Gradually mix 1 cup of the hot mixture into eggs, then stir back into remaining hot mixture in saucepan. Add shrimp, lobster and crab. Heat, without boiling, stirring occasionally, until seafood is thoroughly hot. Serve in tart or patty shells or over rice. Makes 12 servings. Note: 1 quart half-and-half may be substituted for both the milk and heavy cream. Set the Date and Your Diet Two persons decide to get married, but only one can make the decision to be the most beautiful of brides, gliding down the aisle unencumbered by excess poundage. That decision is yours, not your fiance's. Set the date; set your diet. Pre-nuptial months are frantic, but snatch an hour to plan out a program of diet that will see you safely slim for your wedding day. Please note the word "safely". You will need good nutrition for abundant energy and excellent health during this busy time. Here's some nutritionally sound advice from the Diet Workshop, a national group weight control program with over 600 workshops across the country. The Diet Workshop believes that dieting Workshop believes that dieting doesn't have to be a grim endurance test. Just follow these simple guidelines. Don't crash off huge amounts weekly. You will be draining your body if you do. The safest way is the surest way. Eat medically sound food daily. It sounds antiseptic, but it's not. All you need is something from each of the Basic Four Foods at every meal. You must eat breakfast. And breakfast must contain four ounces of fruit juice of a piece of fresh fruit, two ounces of protein (meat or fish from the previous night's supper or an egg, or cottage cneese, or one ounce ol hard cheese), a slice of bread (two diet slices), and coffee or tea with artificial sweetener. At lunch time you either carry or buy a lunch that will provide you with three ounces of protein. This can be in the form of meat, or two eggs. If you prefer six ounces of cottage cheese or two ounces of hard cheese can be your protein. A thin slice of bread isa tunchtimerule. Vegetables are wonderful for any meal. These can be eaten in quantity as often as you like: asparagus, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, celery, cucumber, lettuce, mushrooms, parsley, peppers, dill pickles, pimientos, radishes, sauerkraut, spinach, summer squash, French string beans, watercress or zucchini.
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