Posts Tagged ‘parties’

Cranberry Tequila Jello Shots

December 5th, 2016

Holiday party season’s upon us, and I can’t wait for the festivities! This recipe takes a delicious homemade cranberry sauce (you always make extra like I do, right?) and fashions it into a sophisticated chewable cocktail. If you enjoy hosting parties as much as I do, then treat your esteemed guests to some of these […]

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Figs with Goat’s Cheese, Pistachios, and Golden Grahams

March 7th, 2016

For those of you who live in the States, today is National Cereal Day!! I’m a big fan of breakfast for dinner, and if you haven’t yet had cereal today, it’s not too late! General Mills has reformulated a bunch of their cereals in the quest to eliminate artificial flavours, artificial colours and high fructose […]

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Parmesan Truffle Popcorn

November 10th, 2013

Did you enjoy that Brown Butter Apple Cinnamon popcorn we posted a few days ago? It’s time for a savory variation. This one is a classic crowd pleaser – and we all need those in our repertoire. Parmesan Truffle Popcorn 1/4 cup butter 1 garlic clove, peeled 1/3 cup unpopped popcorn 1 tsp truffle oil […]

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Brown Butter Apple Cinnamon Popcorn

November 3rd, 2013

We’re now halfway through fall, and well on our way to winter. What’s that? Oh, I’m sorry – I didn’t mean to remind you. For some people, this is a time to dust off the old skis, snowboards and skates – and for others, it’s a time to stay indoors and curl up with a […]

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Party Planning

May 8th, 2012

I was working a bridal shower this past weekend (more on that later), and as anyone who’s ever successfully planned a party knows, it takes good organizing skills to take a party from concept to realization. You can dream big and have a fantastic vision, but without execution, you might as well keep it a […]

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Meringue Squares Two Ways

April 14th, 2012

I thought, since I’m Asian, that the curse of Friday the 13th did not apply to me. Little did I know that the 14th, an unlucky number in Chinese culture, was sneaking up from behind to attack. Somewhere between 12:30 and 2:30 am, my purse and phone were stolen from a club. And today has […]

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On the Horizon: St. Patrick’s Day – Guinness Truffles

March 15th, 2011

So far, we’ve got drinks, veggies, and a main course… but what about dessert? Thick, foamy and rich Guinness stout seemed to be a natural match for dark chocolate, so I decided to feature it in truffle form. The stew from yesterday’s post doesn’t use an entire can of Guinness, and even though I don’t […]

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