Tasting Theme Party


A tasting theme is a great way to spice up any gathering, whether it's a casual weekend get-together or a wedding shower. Make a tasting theme party out of any food or drink.  Have a beer, scotch or wine tasting and serve complementary foods (pizza, wings, steak, cheese or tapas—whatever goes best with the beverages you choose).  You can make … [Read more...]

Recipe :: Aloo Gobi (Indian Potatoes & Cauliflower)


My sister sent me a similar recipe for a cauliflower dish that I mentally filed away as a quick and simple vegan dish to make with little fresh produce in the fridge.  I culled various recipes for Aloo Gobi to find the right balance of spices to make this dish taste authentic.  This is a great recipe for anyone looking to get started on Indian home … [Read more...]

Hip Tip – Potato Place Card Holders


Here's a fun idea for a St. Patty's Day party:  Make your own potato place card holders to use for place settings or labeling food on your buffet.  Print the names on regular printer paper.  Using a business card as a template, trace the shape on the back of the paper behind each name so it’s centered in the template.  Cut the name cards out, lay … [Read more...]

March Madness Party


March Madness is one of the most-watched and wagered-on annual sporting events. Host a casual and energetic game-day party during the month of basketball madness. Selection Sunday is the best opportunity for that first party, but there are games all month—through the Final Four and the crowning of the national champion—so you have several party … [Read more...]