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Sate´d, Shaken and Stir-fried

The Prompt: Shaken and Stirred—What’s the most elaborate, complicated meal you’ve ever cooked? Was it a triumph for the ages, or a colossal fiasco? Give us the behind-the-scenes story. 703 more words

Daily Prompt

Pottery of Gold

Today’s gift idea is very much in the spirit of the season. See, despite being the author of a gift-giving blog, one of my true favourite parts of Christmas is gathering around the dinner table and seeing my family members – folks I don’t get to see all that often since I started hopping around the country a few years ago. 963 more words

Home Run

Friendsliving: "A celebration of all things living"

When my new roommate, Jessi, told me about the annual Thanksgiving feast that she hosts, I was pumped. Some of you may not know, but I love this goddamn country so much and consider myself a happy little patriot and nothing to me is more American than stuffing food inside of more food. 648 more words

Recipe of the Week: Crockpot Pecan Pie

With the Holiday Season among us and Thanksgiving almost in full swing, it seems many of us will be busy preparing for it! Whether your bring a dish or hosting Thanksgiving at your house, it can be  a lot of work and a bit chaotic!   132 more words

Dinner Parties

Mix-and-Match Menu Guides for Literary Themed Dinner Parties

I am more than halfway through The Annotated Peter Pan and along the way I have been jotting down notes with regard to food references.  I have also been keeping track of parts of the book that would translate well into dinner table or room decorations.  253 more words

Books

Literary Toolkit for Peter Pan

Below are sources that I am using to create a literary themed dinner inspired by Peter Pan.  It is a useful kit for individuals interested in an in-depth study of Peter Pan or for book-club members looking for a classic novel to discuss over dinner. 82 more words

Books

Is a Picture Really Worth a Thousand Words?

I told Adam yes. He and I were sitting by the fire outside tonight. I took some pictures of the fire with my phone and remarked how it never does it justice. 1,283 more words

Lamp Reflections