The day is almost here! Time flies when planning and anticipating! If you have followed Martha’s Party Planning Guide, you’re in great shape! And for those that have procrastinate till the last week, there’s hope you can still throw a fun bash! Here are the last seven days broken down: Continue reading
By now you should have your food and drink list ready. Start taking out the dishes and glasses to be used for the party and lay them out on the dinning room table. Continue reading
Now that your menu has been finalized, the actual plan of preparing the food should be thought out. Continue reading
Whenever I am planning a menu, I like to stick to recipes that have similar or versatile ingredients. Why? Because it keeps your shopping list under budget and you can use left over items during the week after your party. Continue reading
Hosting a Sangria party in a couple weeks! My guest count is around 15-18 guests.
Planning for family and friends can be stressful, but keeping a list and prepping ahead of time will bring you a peace of mind. Staying organized is key to enjoying your party and being a great host!
This checklist is for a small scaled event such as a house warming or dinner party. The great Martha Stewart has created a Party-Planning Checklist which I will walk you through. Also check out the additional posts where I go into more details. Continue reading
With some Trader Joes Organic brown rice pasta, I didn’t want to just add pasta sauce with Parmesan cheese and call it dinner. Last week Rachel Ray was demonstrating one of her recipes on Rachel Ray’s Week in a day “some like it hot episode”.
The Jalepeño Chermoula Penne and Flakes Fish looked easy and if you love spicy foods then you will definitely love making this pesto like sauce.
For the last lesson we had to come prepared with three colored icings, a cake single or double layered covered with icing. Before class I purchased a cake storage container, my second biggest cake supply purchase!
First lesson was learning how to write with piping bags. Since the weekend before class I spent time pipe icing crabs on cupcakes, my writing didn’t look so bad. Continue reading