As regular readers of this blog already know, I like to avoid pre-mixed spices and spice kits for marinades, sauces, and so on. I was just mixing up a batch of taco seasonings for tonight’s dinner when it occurred to me to share my recipe (which is really pretty flexible depending on your taste). 1/4…
This is a big question, and because I like to have lots of leftovers for sandwiches, pot pies and soup, I like to go big.
If you’ve offered to help, brought what you said you’d bring, and your host says he or she is all good…chill out and enjoy the awesome company and spread.
Divide your leftovers so you don’t let anything go bad in case you need a break from them.
These jobs, for the most part, keep people out of the kitchen where you need your space!
Consider spreading the snacks around to seating areas to encourage people to congregate in places aside from the kitchen.
Unless somebody adores dark meat, you can get away with buying a turkey breast.
No matter what, something unplanned will happen with a guest’s contribution so be flexible and go with the flow.
If you’ve never tried it, keep an open mind! This step is worthwhile.
Everyone with a garden spends the late Summer noticing the ever-shortening evenings. As if the sun is reminding you from just above the horizon, exactly how amazing those crops look. Whether a small raised bed or acreage, a sewn seed brought to harvest is important. I get my ingredients, for the most part, from stores….