There are so many things to celebrate in the spring: Easter, Mother's Day, Father's Day, and birthdays. Or just celebrate the fact that rhubarb, snap peas, and strawberries are in season, and that alone is a reason to have a party. When rhubarb is plentiful, consider making several batches of the glaze and freezing them for future use.
This timeline shows you how far in advance food preparation for the menu can take place. Following these tips allows maximum time with your guests and minimum fuss.