A ham is one of the easiest ways to entertain a crowd. You can either sit down for dinner or just serve a buffet and let everyone mingle. The ham and potatoes go in the oven, the wings are in a slow cooker, and the green beans get cooked on the stove -- simple! Serve two desserts when you have a big gathering, so everyone will find something they like.
This timeline shows you how far in advance food preparation for the menu can be done. Following these tips allows maximum time with your guests and minimum fuss.