Monthly Archives: November 2010

Hot Links Over Here!

Just trying to unbury myself after the holiday and our trip to Syracuse this weekend. More substantial blogs soon but here are some hot links to tie you over. If I weren’t hellbent on a classic wedding cake, and John … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Recipe Redux

Here’s the redux of all the recipes I made for our pre-Thanksgiving feast this year. Herbed Pecan Goat Cheese Balls Spicy Chicken Drumettes Sausage Stuffed Baby Bella Mushrooms Chocolate Ricotta Pie with Pecan Crust Our little holiday tablescape: Pretty flowers, … Continue reading

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Recipe: Sausage Stuffed Baby Bella Mushrooms

I love stuffed mushrooms. As a kid mushrooms gave me the willies so this is a recent development in my adult years. John’s mom made them for us unexpectedly when we visited NJ a few weeks back. Ever since then … Continue reading

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Recipe: Chocolate Ricotta Pie with Pecan Crust

What could be more Thanksgiving than pie? Pie with a handmade crust, no less! I saw Giada make this last weekend and needed to try it. It looked creamy, chocolately, and holiday-like. Plus, the ricotta intrigued me greatly. The full … Continue reading

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Wedding DIY: Save The Dates

As we’re planning this whole wedding thing, I love seeing how traditions change over time. Save The Dates are really trending towards e-versions right now for obvious reasons. Whether it’s a simple email to your guests, a built in guest … Continue reading

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Recipe: Herbed Pecan Goat Cheese Balls

I love goat cheese. It’s rich, creamy, and has endless uses. We’ve been crumbling it over salad lately but I had wanted to try a fresher recipe, a more starring role for the goat cheese. What better way to do … Continue reading

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Recipe: Spicy Chicken Drumettes

I saw Giada make a fried version of these a week ago. Since then I’ve wanted to make them especially since the drumette is my favorite part of the wing (who doesn’t favor it, really). I opted to bake mine … Continue reading

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