About Karen Bussen

Karen Bussen

Karen Bussen is an event planner and entertaining expert based in New York City. Her wedding, home entertaining, and party ideas have been featured in Cosmopolitan, Food & Wine, and Martha Stewart Weddings, as well on The Today Show and CBS Early Show. Bussen is the author of Simple Stunning Parties at Home and Simple Stunning Weddings.

Asian Noodle Salad with Peanut Dressing

Sweet and spicy, crunchy and tender, bold and subtle all collide in this simple yet surprisingly intriguing salad.

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Oven-Roasted Halibut with Cherry Tomatoes and Thyme

Oven-roasted halibut fillets, are topped with thyme butter and roasted over cabbage until plump. The halibut is then garnished with cherry tomatoes.

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Mary’s Lavender Panna Cotta

Lavender panna cotta is a great summer dessert. The panna cotta has a light lavender flavor and, since it’s cool, is the ideal recipe for a warm night.

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