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Cocktail Party!

This is the perfect week for a cocktail party.  There are just a few days left before you make your clean-living New Year’s resolution, so now is your chance to live it up! I like to have one or two … Continue reading

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Betty Draper’s Rumaki

Betty seems to love Rumaki. Last Night’s episode (705 The Runaways) marks the second time on Mad Men that she serves it to guests, this time at a progressive dinner party, where the guests have a different course at each … Continue reading

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Fig and Ricotta Canapes

This is a gorgeous fall dish to start a dinner party.  The homemade ricotta really makes the dish.  If that’s just not in the cards, then I would substitute mascarpone. 1 french baguette, sliced thinly 1 C. fresh ricotta click … Continue reading

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Polynesian Party Meatballs

Once again, proving that eating things off of sticks is fun.  This is a great dish to bring to a party or make for Dad’s special day.  The nifty bamboo sticks came from the Asian grocery store, but you could … Continue reading

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Gravlax Canapes

I have been wanting to make my own gravlax for a long time.  New Seasons had a special on fresh Chinook, so I couldn’t pass it up.  Curing your own salmon is really easy, you will be thrilled with the results.  If … Continue reading

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Betty Draper’s Rumaki

My all time favorite episode of Mad Men is from Season two, called A Night To Remember.  Betty hosts a dinner party for Don’s clients and The Sterlings.  She treats the guests to a “Trip Around the World” with the … Continue reading

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Company Cashews

This is what you break out when company comes.  Warm and fragrant, these cashews are perfect for your next cocktail party. 2 C. unsalted cashews 1 t. Kosher salt 1 T. olive oil 2 T. brown sugar 1 pinch cayenne … Continue reading

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