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Raymond Smith is a Gainesville, Georgia based food enthusiast and caterer. Chopin Entertains offers recipes, food blogging, and catering services in North Georgia.

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Monte Cristo Sliders
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January 4, 2024

Monte Cristo Sliders are a nod to the famous Monte Cristo Sandwich which has been around since the 1950s. See my recipe here. Sliders are great for parties or other gatherings and this one is […]

Cranberry Salad
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January 1, 2024

This cranberry salad was always part of our holiday meals when I was younger. My Mother had an old-fashioned food grinder that she would attach to the kitchen table to grind the cranberries. No wonder […]

Mini Chicken and Waffles
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September 27, 2023

Chicken and waffles have been around since colonial days. The soul-food version using fried chicken grew in popularity after the opening of the Wells Supper Club in Harlem 1938 and has become popular in the […]

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Raymond Smith is a North Georgia native, and has spent over 20 years cooking delicious meals and catering special events. He's a food enthusiast, entertainer, and loves all things food and hosting.

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