Baltimore's most unforgettable holiday parties [Pictures]
Prominent hosts share the secrets of parties to remember at the homes of Stiles Colwill, Ted Frankel and Bill Gilmore, Chuck and Mary Kay Nabit, and Kerry and Donna Hill Staton.
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In the kitchen
Kerry and Donna Staton of Clarksville host a holiday party every year for their family and friends where the featured dish on their party food list is seafood gumbo made from Donna's grandmother's recipe. The number of guests has grown so much over the last 15 years that Donna makes two large pots of the gumbo.