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8 Entertaining Essentials for Spring in the Brandywine Valley

These entertaining essentials will liven up your spring get-togethers. Photo courtesy of Yankee Candle

As the weather warms up, get ready for entertaining in the Brandywine Valley this spring with these gadgets, eats and beverages. 

MeatStick Wireless Thermometer

thermometer for testing guests food

Photo courtesy of The MeatStick

No worries about undercooking or burning proteins as you grill, smoke, sous-vide or fry foods with the MeatStick, a wireless thermometer you monitor on your phone. Starting at $70. Available at themeatstick.com.

G4 Tequila

spring drinks

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G4 tequila is a premium blanco that features a 50/50 mix of collected rainwater and spring water for a clean taste with floral and agave notes. $45. Available at Kreston’s Wine & Spirits, Wilmington and g4tequilas.com.

Porter Road Meats

meats for spring entertaining

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Treat your guests to pasture-raised Porter Road meats, hand-cut and delivered to your door. $128 for a box of two dry-aged steaks, two pork chops and a pound each of bacon, dry-aged ground beef, country sausage and chorizo. Available at porterroad.com.

Corico Cherry Bowl

food tray for guests

Photo courtesy of Corico

Be the master of presentation with the Corico cherry bowl, a two-part serving piece that includes a funnel to discretely dispose of cherry pits, olive pits and shrimp tails. $40. Available at corico.com.

Yankee Candle’s Twilight Tunes

spring candle

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 Yankee Candle’s Twilight Tunes is scented with cardamon, aquamarine and woody notes to conjure images of a music festival at night. $34. Available at yankeecandle.com.

Mr. Coffee 4-in-1 Latte Lux

coffee maker

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With the Mr. Coffee 4-in-1 Latte Lux, you can serve lattes, iced coffees, cappuccino and even espresso martinis. $135. Available at mrcoffee.com.

La Brea Bakery Rolls and Breads

bread for hosting guests

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 La Brea Bakery take-and-bake rolls and breads are a fragrant launch pad for tailgating, picnics and dinner parties. Starting at $5. Available at Wegmans and labreabakery.com.

The Pale Rosé

spring wine for entertaining

Photo courtesy of Total Wine & More

The Pale, a dry, fruity rosé by Sacha Lichine, reflects the freshness of Provence in spring. $16.99. Available at Total Wine & More and shopthepale.com.

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