17 Great Bridal Shower Recipes

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Love is in the air and everyone is getting ready to say “I do!”

Send your friends down the aisle with a beautiful shower to celebrate their union, get them set up with everything they need to start their new home. And possibly most important of all: fill them up with delicious food!

Gone are the days of stale tea sandwiches, ugly fruit salads, and wilted greens.

Here are 17 recipes to elevate your bridal shower fare to something the blushing bride to be will be honored to share with her family and friends.

From pasta salads, to the most beautiful tomato salad, to desserts that will quickly be devoured, these recipes will give you all you need to throw the best bridal shower in town.

Catherine McCord is the founder of the popular website Weelicious.com, and creator of Weelicious Menus, a weekly meal planning service. She attended the Institute of Culinary Education in, has worked in several high-end restaurants, and has appeared on TodayGood Morning America, and The Doctors, and in PeopleParentsLucky, and Every Day with Rachael Ray. A former model and television host, she lives in Los Angeles with her husband and two children.

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