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A Twist On Your Traditional Holiday Spread

A Twist On Your Traditional Holiday Spread

When we think of the holidays, thoughts of Spiral Honey Ham, Creamy Mashed Potatoes, Stuffing, and Assorted Pies come to mind. But have we ever thought about doing something different or out of the ordinary? This year, our team decided to create a holiday menu that can’t be served ‘family-style’ and that swaps the Mashed Potatoes for Asparagus Crostini’s. Are we crazy? Absolutely not. Is it delicious? You know it! Our holiday spread includes Asparagus Crostini’s, Beef Rolls with Soy …

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Must-Try Holiday Cookies

Must-Try Holiday Cookies

Can anyone really avoid temptation during the holidays? Try as we might, we’ll admit that we’ve had to have ‘just one‘ holiday cookie at all of our recent parties and soirées! Because ‘just one’ is never enough, we’ve rounded up six Holiday Cookie Recipes that we’ll be trying this season! Classic Gingerbread Men from Sally’s Baking Addition are at the top of our list because, well, who doesn’t love the classics!? These Eggnog Cookies from Cooking Classy almost look to good to eat! Almost. Chocolate …

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A Holiday Dessert Your Guests Will Swoon Over

A Holiday Dessert Your Guests Will Swoon Over

Is it just us, or are individual desserts more fun to eat? The idea of a personalized dessert for each of our guests is something that we try to implement in all of our soirées. The best part about this Holiday Dessert? It’s as easy as 1.. 2.. 3! (Not to mention it just screams Christmas!) Step One: Make 1 package Cherry Jell-O as instructed on the box. Pour into the bottom ¾” of each cup, …

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Spiked (or not!) Maine Sunset Cocktail

Spiked (or not!) Maine Sunset Cocktail

Nothing screams summer like strawberries and papaya! We get thirsty just thinking about this virgin drink. It is beautiful and the delicate sweet flavor is a party for your taste buds – you will be thrilled you made the entire gallon! Feel free to add vodka to the mixture or as the drinks are served. It is spectacular any way you mix it! Yield:  1 gallon Ingredients 6 cups fresh strawberries, sliced, plus extra whole …

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Antipasto Kabobs

Antipasto Kabobs

If you are looking for a quick and easy crowd pleaser, you must try these antipasto kabobs! They are a celebration for the eyes, and an exploration of flavors! Every time we serve them they seem to disappear right before our eyes! Enjoy! Yield: 24 servings Ingredients 5 oz package of refrigerated tri- color cheese tortellini 24 pimiento stuffed green olives 24 large pitted black olives 1/2 cup Italian salad dressing 24 thin slices pepperoni …

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Serve up a Coastal Concoction

Serve up a Coastal Concoction

Do you ever have those days when you want to just sit ocean side in a tropical pub with a thirst quenching drink and something fresh to eat from the area?  If you can’t get to the ocean today, try this treat and see if it takes you there. Lobster. . .yum! Yield:  12 servings Ingredients 2 cups lobster Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper 1 tbsp snipped chives 1 tbsp chopped fresh dill, plus …

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Serve this Refreshing Blueberry Whipped Parfait

Serve this Refreshing Blueberry Whipped Parfait

Happy Friday!  The weekend is almost here!  Are you looking for dessert ideas for your next party? We love this dessert because it’s so light and PERFECT for Summer!  The middle layer is so delicious, we had to make sure we saved enough to create the desserts for our guests!  This is such a simple recipe which we have received a lot of wonderful feedback on – so we wanted to share it with all …

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Key Lime Pie Martini Recipe

Key Lime Pie Martini Recipe

Make the cocktails your serve at your next party part of the experience. A signature cocktail is much more than just a drink. It must fit seamlessly with your theme, food and enhance your guests entire experience. Nothing speaks to summer like key lime.  I love key lime pie and it is delightful to have a martini that tastes exactly like the pie! Here’s the recipe. It yields 1 serving. Ingredients 2 oz. vanilla rum 2 oz. Key Lime Cream liqueur 2 splashes Pina …

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How to Spin Oscar Night

How to Spin Oscar Night

The big Hollywood night is coming up and Oscar will be in the spotlight along with the best of the best.  It’s a night to celebrate.  Yes it falls on a Sunday and ends later than most people in the Eastern time zone are willing to stay up, so here are a couple of ways to spin it. Three words about the décor: Glam it up!  Use everything that sparkles and shines.  I’ve selected the New York City …

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9 Tips to Plan Food and Drinks for Your Next Party

9 Tips to Plan Food and Drinks for Your Next Party

With the big party season fast approaching, you have not only the who, what and when on your mind but also the menu you want to prepare. What to serve is difficult for many simply because quantities have to be determined. When entertaining no one wants the embarrassment of having food run out before everyone has eaten. Here are nine tips to make entertaining easier! 1 | Assuming you are hosting a cocktail party and serving appetizers, the time of your party …

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