DiningatDownton--This blog post has a good sample menu for dinner (do-able). I like the suggestion of roasted vegetables for a side dish (maybe brussel sprouts again? They are pretty, green, and tasty.)
Downton Day = Roast Beef + Yorkshire Pudding Make your Downton Day special by preparing a traditional meal of roast beef, gravy and yorkshire pudding. Links to my recipes and a handy online meat roasting calculator to help time your meal from oven to table.
Downton Abbey Guide to Afternoon Tea - 7 different traditional tea times, simple delicious recipes for sweets, sandwiches, savories - how to's... everything! Fun for summer and you can use iced tea (Earl Grey of course.) Kids will love the finger-size foods.
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