Parties

Avocado Pesto

The avocado pesto-stuffed cherry tomatoes were a big hit at Lacy Jo’s graduation party. Since posting about that party yesterday I have already had several requests for the recipe, so here it is! I started with the basic ingredients list for pesto: basil, parmesan cheese, pine nuts, garlic, lemon juice and oil. Then I added […] Read more…

Table Hors d’oeuvre and Cocktail Party

Hors d’oeuvre and small plates add elegance and fun to any party. They look nice when set out on a platter and offer guests a variety of flavors to enjoy. Lacy Jo and I graduated from culinary school together and when it came time for her graduation party she was already busy with her fancy […] Read more…

Make Your Own Gyros Bar from ChefSarahElizabeth.com

Make Your Own Gyros Bar

My friend had a birthday and requested Greek food. I was so excited because this was the perfect time to set up a Gyros Bar. Something I’d been wanting to try for a while, complete with more types of hummus than you would know what to do with. Gyros literally translates to “turn” so all […] Read more…

Truck Themed Birthday Party

chocolate cupcakes with cream cheese frosting which we decorated with fondant trucks, little cars made out of orange slices and grapes (not an original idea, I saw them online somewhere), dump truck brownies, and traffic sign cookies. Read more…

End of Summer S’mores Soiree

“These are s’mores stuff. Okay, pay attention. First you take the graham. You stick the chocolate on the graham. Then, you roast the mallow. When the mallow’s flamin’ you stick it on the chocolate. You cover it with the other end. Then, you stuff. Kind of messy, but good!” Today is officially the last day […] Read more…

Pulled Pork Sandwiches

I maintain a mostly vegetarian diet for no other reason than that is what I primarily crave, fruits and vegetables. And bread. Okay let’s be honest, I could live on bread and pasta alone. I could never truly go vegetarian, though, because the one thing I crave almost as often as I crave pasta is […] Read more…

Strawberry Dancers

Now that strawberry season is over in most parts of the country I thought I’d share these strawberry dancers with you! Actually, although strawberry season is coming to a close, they are still widely available and will be for some time. At the beginning of summer I did a little girl’s ballerina theme party and […] Read more…

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