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Saturday, August 31, 2013

What is my role in the party?

As the Host we want you to have the best experience possible. Your Demonstrator will work closely with you so that on the day (or night) of your party, you just need to sit back, relax and have fun with your guests.
Before your party, your role is to invite the guests and remind them a couple of days before. Purchase any ingredients required for the theme and have these ready along with any specific kitchen equipment (i.e. baking tray) on the day.
Your friends and family will not expect you to clean your house for a Tupperware party but if you are having a cooking theme you may like to clear and wipe down the kitchen bench and perhaps the microwave (if you are using this).

Friday, August 30, 2013

fun tip: Baby Powder at the Beach

Keep a small bottle of baby 
powder in your beach bag. When you're ready to leave the 
beach, sprinkle yourself and kids with the powder and the 
sand will slide right off your skin

Saturday, August 24, 2013

When should I have my party and how long will it take?

That depends on you and your guests. We hold parties anytime from breakfast to supper (and sometimes even later), weekdays and weekends. The choice is yours!
The average Tupperware party goes for a few hours. The product demonstration is a fairly short part of this however most of the guests will have questions and will appreciate help placing their orders. This is where the Demonstrator will spend time providing individual advice to ensure each guest can make an informed decision regarding their purchases.
If you require a particular timeframe for your party discuss this with your Demonstrator. They will be able to cater for anything from a quick ‘Stop’N Shop’ in under an hour to a leisurely cooking workshop.

Monday, August 19, 2013

It's National Potato Day!

Broccoli Potato Mash Serves 6

What you will need:

  • 1 lb. Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and cut into small chunks 
  • 2 cups broccoli floret
  • ¾ cup fontina cheese 
  • ½ cup low fat milk 
  • ½ tsp. salt and pepper
What you will need to do:

  1. Place potatoes in the Steamer Base of the Smart Steamer 
  2. Add 1 ¾-cups water to Water Tray. 
  3. Place Steamer Base on top of the Water Tray, cover, place in the microwave and heat on high for 5 minutes. 
  4. Fill the Colander with broccoli and place the Colander between the Steamer Base and cover. 
  5. Place in the microwave and heat on high for 12 minutes, until potatoes are soft and can be easily pierced with a fork. 
  6. Transfer broccoli to a Prep Essentials® Mix-N-Stor® Plus Pitcher and coarsely mash. 
  7. Add the potatoes, cheese, milk, salt and pepper and continue mashing to desired consistency. 

Sunday, August 18, 2013


For snack attacks
No smashed sandwiches or lost seals
For the ultimate in coverage & flavor
Easy-to-grip shape
Colorful refreshment
Bring a little bit of anything
Great for deep cabinets!
From $6.50

Saturday, August 17, 2013

I have some friends who can't make it; can they place orders or book a party?

Absolutely! All sales and bookings for your party (whether they are made at the party, in the lead up or in the days immediately following your party) can count towards your party total and therefore your gifts.
When you invite the people on your guest list some will know that they are unable to make it and others may have last minute issues that prevent them from attending.
Providing a catalog to each guest prior to the party really helps with this. Our product ranges change regularly so even people who have been to many parties before are likely to see a new ‘must have’ to complement their lifestyle. Put the catalog into the hands of someone who has never seen Tupperware before and you’ll be amazed at their reaction – often its ‘love at first sight’!
If someone can’t attend don’t be afraid to ask them if they would like to Host their own party. Sometimes it just doesn’t occur to people and it’s a great way for them to catch up with friends and earn free gifts too.

Monday, August 12, 2013

Chicken with Pecan Pesto

Sweet corn and pecans are autumn staples in Southern states. The pecan pesto adds rich, toasty flavor with lots of good- for you monounsaturated fats.

What you will need:

2 ears sweet corn
2 boneless chicken breasts
1/4 tsp black pepper
1 tbsp flat-leaf parsley
2 tsp Parmesan cheese grated
3 1/2 tsp extra virgin oil
3/4 tsp Simple Indulgence Italian Herb Seasoning Blend1/8 tsp kosher salt

What you will need to do:
  1. Fill water tray with 1 3/4 cup water. Place corn in Steamer Base and place Steamer Base on top of the Water Tray. 
  2. Place chicken in the Colander Tray on top with pepper and place Colander Tray on top of the Steamer Base.
  3. Cover and Microwave on high power for 14-16 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile combine remaining ingredients in base of the Chop N Prep Chef and pull cord 5-6 times to process until ingredients combine to form a pesto sauce. Top chicken with pesto and serve with corn.

To eat is a necessity; to eat intelligently is an art - La Rochefoucauld
recipe provided by Smart Meals: delicious recipes you can feel good about. Tupperware

Saturday, August 10, 2013

What’s the best way to ensure my party is fun and entertaining for my friends?

Personalizing your party to suit you and your guests is the best way to ensure a great experience. This means selecting a style of party or ‘Taste of Tupperware’ recipe theme you know everyone will enjoy. Check out the list of recipes and party theme ideas in the Menu of Parties for more inspiration.
It also helps to give your Demonstrator as much information about the guests as possible. Understanding people’s lifestyle and needs will enable them to display and demonstrate relevant product ranges and to ‘design’ a party your guests will find fun, informative and engaging.

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

What about BPA?

Bisphenol A, commonly abbreviated as BPA, is an organic compound with two phenol functional groups. Bisphenol A is used primarily to make plastics, and products containing bisphenol A-based plastics have been in commerce for more than 50 years. It is a key monomer in production of epoxy resins and in the most common form of polycarbonate plastic. Concerns about the use of bisphenol A in consumer products have been regularly reported in the news media since 2008.
In regards to BPA and Tupperware, of particular importance is this excerpt from our 2008 report:
"Tupperware has also conducted studies through independent testing laboratories to confirm the safety of our materials and has found the migration levels of BPA in our polycarbonate products to be well within acceptable levels specified by the governmental regulatory agencies."
Polycarbonate is not used in Tupperware children’s toys.
For more information, click here.

Saturday, August 3, 2013

What about refreshments?

It is usually best to keep your refreshments light and simple. Nibbles such as dips with cheese and biscuits are great to accompany a lunch or evening timeslot; cookies, a slice or a cake with tea and coffee are perfect for mid morning or afternoon.
You don’t need to go to too much trouble, no-one expects you to provide a banquet so be kind to yourself! Providing elaborate catering will also deter others from booking from your party as they may think they have to live up to those standards.
If you have selected a ‘Taste of Tupperware’ recipe theme for your party, you may only need to provide the ingredients. This way you and your guests will have fun creating the refreshments for the party at the party while learning a delicious new recipe at the same time.