Although eggs are typically considered the main event of a breakfast meal, this week I decided to make them the base of my dinner. I made followed this recipe for a Spanish Frittata, and I was very pleased with the results. This week’s recipe is based off this Spanish Frittata Recipe. The only thing was that… Read More Spanish Frittata
Happy New Year! Yes, it’s a rather belated greeting at this point, but such is the case with the holidays. Even after you finish all your dinner party leftovers and finally pack away your decorations, it still takes some time to really get back into your usual routine. And then I had to go and… Read More Welcome 2015!
Despite the popularity of scotch eggs in the UK, for some reason or another, I failed to ever try them while abroad. Instead, the first time I had them was at O’Rourkes, an Irish Pub just outside of Notre Dame’s campus. While traditionally a hard-boiled egg wrapped in sausage, breaded, and deep fried, scotch egg… Read More Scotch Eggs
This year we decided to make our Post-Thanksgiving-Mother-Daughter-Afternoon-Tea an annual thing. Last year, we treated ourselves to tea at one of the Marriotts in London with the most breathtaking view of the Thames and Parliament. This year we tried Teaberry’s in Flemington, NJ. So cute and cozy! I did love the classy chandeliers paired with… Read More Afternoon Tea at Teaberry’s
The weekend after Christmas, we decided to host a High Tea style lunch for Christine’s field hockey friends and their mothers. The key to preparing such a feast is, of course, to make what you can ahead of time, but also to wrap the sandwiches themselves in slightly damp wet paper towels to prevent them… Read More Holiday Tea Party
Merry Christmas!!! Albeit, a bit belated, but still just as heartfelt. As usual, we hosted Christmas dinner at our house for our family. This year, we tried out several new recipes, to our great success. First, the Appetizers: Crab Salad in Endive Boats Mixed with Old Bay, Italian herbs, celery, celery seed, red bell peppers, scallions,… Read More Christmas Feast
Once again the holidays this year arrived in a whirlwind blur. I can’t believe it’s already January 2, 2015!!! In any event, it seems I have some blog posting to catch up on. As such, to follow is a slew of posts reflecting all the deliciousness we consumed over the 2014 holiday season. These beautiful… Read More Eggnog Cupcakes