Looking for a touch of the dramatic this October? Use these tips and tricks to put together a deceptively creepy Halloween Cheese Board, and impress your guests with a macabre twist on a crowd-pleasing classic.
Food plays such an important role in our memories of the past. I’m sure you have this experience with a flavor or meal – a type of cake your mother makes you for special occasions; the taste of a street food from a trip to someplace faraway and exotic; a special dinner you only eat on certain holidays or for special occasions. Helen You describes dumplings as one such food from her childhood, and in 2014 she turned that love into the restaurant Dumpling Galaxy in Flushing, New York. Just last month, she released her first cookbook of the same […]
Hot wings are a fan-favorite at any gameday party. I think it’s become tradition for many to have some variety of these flavors at any given sports event, so I had to include my favorite version in my Super Bowl recipe series this year. These Giant Baked Hot Wings with Homemade Blue Cheese Dressing will be a crowd-pleasing snack at any event, and they are simple and hassle-free to make. You don’t have to point it out – I know these “wings” are actually giant drumsticks, and there isn’t an actual wing to be found. I can’t say I’m sorry about […]
I know it’s only January, but my mind has already been on the Super Bowl for months. I can’t wait for the game on February 5th, or more importantly, to the first real get-together we’ll be hosting at the new place. While I am not nor have I ever been a sports fan personally, my husband is a dedicated football fan. It would be hard not to get at least a little involved after being together as long as we’ve been. I think I even finally found an appreciation for the game itself last year. Now I can (mostly) follow […]
Let’s talk about food at cocktail parties. I am always thinking about food when I invite people over for any occasion, even if it’s just a plan for ordering out. I really like to eat, so I assume most others do too. In that vein, I’ve never understood bars without even a light menu. I daresay I don’t trust them, which might be irrational and likely a discussion for another time. Regardless, I think few would disagree that food is essential when gathering with friends. I don’t necessarily mean a full meal though. When hosting a cocktail party, lots of […]