Happy New Year!

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 […]

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Mardi Gras Party

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 […]

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Merry Christmas!

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 truffles

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Ethiopian Dinner Party Menu

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 […]

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Lamb 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 Muffins

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Mardi Gras 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 & […]

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Oktoberfest Party Menu (50+ People)

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 […]

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Spanish Style Dinner Party Menu

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 Pavlovas              

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