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Adventures in Everyday Entertaining

Holiday Entertaining: Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes — Super Sized

Mashed Potatoes are always a staple at Thanksgiving.  But the trick is taking your normal recipe that you use to serve a handful of people — and turning it into … Continue reading

November 19, 2012 · 6 Comments

Only The Sum of Its Parts: Planning a Menu That Works Together

Putting together a meal is like putting together a team.  You can take team to mean sports, work, trivia, or what have you.  The important thing is that a team … Continue reading

October 29, 2012 · 7 Comments

Pre-Prep Time Means More Guest Time / Pork Chops with Brandy and Mushrooms

As I mentioned in my latest edition of ‘Magnificent Blogger Shout-Out‘, my cousin was visiting.  He is here in Austin for a conference so yesterday was the only day we … Continue reading

October 23, 2012 · 9 Comments

Elegant and Affordable: Lemon Chicken Piccata

The way that this chicken is prepared makes it so tender, so flavorful that you’ll be hooked…and so will your guests!  The recipe is adapted from Ina Garten (the Barefoot … Continue reading

October 8, 2012 · 7 Comments

Homemade Staples: Cheese Sauce

We use this cheese sauce on so many different things.  It is extremely versatile and very easy to make.  This is my mother’s recipe and the trick she told me … Continue reading

July 13, 2012 · 12 Comments