February 26, 2020 The Mardi Gras party was a great deal of fun! While I had been expecting about 50 people, several people canceled at the last minute due to being sick or other family emergencies, so I had about 40 people. I was very excited that Jeanne from https://ajeanneinthekitchen.com/ and her husband, Larry, were […]Read More Mardi Gras Party!
After all the rich food on New Year’s Eve, it feels good to eat simple traditional food today. My Aunt Hazel always said that black-eyed peas meant silver and my grandmother claimed they were for luck. Both agreed that greens meant dollars. And if you are eating greens, you need to have cornbread. Dinner Creamy […]Read More Happy New Year!
With Mardi Gras coming up on February 25, 2020, it will be time for another party! This time, I’ll get pictures and post them! This is my working menu for next year’s party. Mardi Gras Party Menu for February 25, 2020 Nibbles Cajun Boiled Shrimp (Gluten Free) Deviled Eggs (Vegetarian and Gluten Free) Veggie Tray […]Read More Mardi Gras Party
Lettuce salad with Caesar dressing Roasted pork tenderloin with Southwestern seasoning Roasted carrots and parsnips with cinnamon, cardamom, and nutmeg Garlic mashed potatoes with sour cream and butter Apple and cranberry balsamic vinegar sauce with Chipotle Dinner rolls Chocolate trufflesRead More Merry Christmas!
For a Dinner Party on January 25, 2020 I had several friends tell me that I would really like Ethiopian food, so while I was at a conference in San Francisco, I stopped in a very small Ethiopian restaurant to try it out. It was amazing! Having discovered that I love Ethiopian food, I have […]Read More Ethiopian Dinner Party Menu
Dinner on 11/28/2019 Appetizers Cheese and Crackers Salad Roast Cabbage Slices Main Course Rack of Lamb Marinated in Mint, Ginger, Garlic and Lemon Juice Roasted Carrots with Honey, Cumin, and Whipped Feta Cheese Mashed Potatoes with Pan Sauce from Lamb Lemony Dinner Rolls Dessert Lemon Poppy Seed MuffinsRead More Lamb Dinner Party Menu
This was a fall dinner party menu that I put together for a vegetarian friend, based on Vegetarian Dinner Parties: 150 Meatless Meals Good Enough to Serve to Company, by Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough.Read More Fall Vegetarian Dinner Party Menu
I was crazy and threw two parties on Mardi Gras! I had a lunch party for my teammates at work, and then I had an evening party! I couldn’t have pulled it off without Bruce. Mardi Gras Party Menu from 3/5/2019 Salad Mardi Gras Cole Slaw Entrees Shrimp Po’boys Roasted Turkey Breast Muffaletta Ham & […]Read More Mardi Gras Party Menu
Menu from Oktoberfest Party on 10/12/2019 Beer Snacks Salted Nuts, Chex Mix, and Snack Mix Pretzels with Cheese Sauce and Mustard Vegetable Tray Radishes, Carrots, Celery with Dill Sour Cream Dip Main Dishes Grilled Bratwurst and Buns with Sauerkraut and Mustard Sliced Grilled Kielbasa and Buns with Sauerkraut and Mustard Grilled Chicken Legs Vegetarian Pierogies […]Read More Oktoberfest Party Menu (50+ People)
Dinner Party Menu from May 4, 2019 Appetizers Patatas Bravas Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms Crab Stuffed Tomatoes Cheese and Crackers Salad Shaved Fennel and Oranges Salad Dinner Green Beans and Pine Nut Seafood Paella Homemade Bread Dessert Miniature Berry PavlovasRead More Spanish Style Dinner Party Menu