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Cocktails Before the Symphony

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Bellini champagne and delicious marinated shrimp will be the star attraction for cocktails with friends before the symphony or a night out on the town. Gather around the piano and let the good times roll! Bellini Champagne 1 peach, pureed (or 4 oz of peach nectar) 8 oz champagne dash of grenadine Pour pureed peach into … { Continue Reading }

Country Rooster Party + Old-Fashioned Pound Cake

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Country charm rules the roost on this table setting. Do you have special memories of a cake your grandmother made for breakfast? This is my great-grandmother's recipe for old fashioned pound cake and it is outstanding with morning coffee (or diet coke if you're like me).  It can easily be topped with strawberries or a chocolate … { Continue Reading }

Top 7 Easter Appetizers

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      1. Easter Plates by Sur La Table 2. Proscuitto-Wrapped Mango Bites 3. Bruschetta-Goat Cheese Cups 4. Basil-Cheese Roulade 5. Spicy Roasted Bell Pepper Pimiento Cheese 6. Curried Chicken Salad Tea Sandwiches 7. Gorgonzola Truffles 8. Beef-and-Asparagus Bundles images: Easter plates - Sur La … { Continue Reading }

Pink Baby Shower

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Pink Kisses 2 egg whites, room temperature 2/3 cup sugar (we use Domino's) 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar 1 cup white chocolate chips 1 cup pecans, chopped (optional) Red Food Coloring Turn the oven to bake at 375. Next beat the egg whites until they hold peaks. Gradually … { Continue Reading }

Sugar Baskets for Easter

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Sunny shades of yellow and pink flowers create zest and set the mood for a joyful Easter day. The Easter Egg Tree is a centuries-old celebration of spring that immigrants brought to America from Switzerland, Germany, and the Ukraine. Add pizzazz to your Easter table with sweet sugar baskets. Crafting with sugar can be easier … { Continue Reading }