The best part of any party (besides the booze) is the apps. This Antipasto Recipe from e2 in Highland Park will be the hit of any holiday party.
This Whiskey Maple Sour recipe from 1947 Tavern will be a hit at any holiday party.
So I found myself in Philadelphia for the weekend and surprise, drank some awesome cocktails! I’m itching to tell you a little about what the east coast of Pennsylvania has to offer, in case you find yourself there once, twice or a few times a year. My first stop after a long but cheap ride on the Megabus… Parc, a French brasserie located on the edge of Rittenhouse Square. Decorated so elegantly with white lights on a brisk Friday night, it was the best place to have a warm dinner preceded with a soul-warming cocktail. The restaurant was decked in… Read More →
I bought in to a CSAthis summer. For the rest of the growing season (until November 4, to be exact!), I’d like to do a regular feature here on the ol’ blog-a-roo about cooking with what I get in my basket – which is probably similar to what most Pittsburgh CSA-ers are receiving as well! Sometimes you have to get a little creative with the goods. As an aside: getting my farm goodies has only proved that I don’t know what most vegetables and greens look like. I have had to look up some of the things I have received…. Read More →
Have some lonely eggs? Make a quiche! I did just that this evening (I also dropped said quiche ON THE GROUND when I took it out of the oven. Did I still eat it? Sure did.) Awesome (and easy) quiche recipe from foodnetwork.com: (I substituted fresh spinach for the frozen, and put the pie crust in the oven for about 5 minutes before I put in the filling, to resist sogginess.) What you need: • 4 eggs • 1 cup half & half • 1/2 cup mayo (odd for a quiche, but totally killer) • 2 tablespoons flour • 1/3… Read More →