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Holiday Party

December 25, 2011


I love throwing parties, especially themed ones.  Christmas is one of my favorite times of the year and we usually throw a holiday party at our house to celebrate.  This year was also special becuase it was James’ 30th Birthday Party.  James made me promise to keep the menu simple, which I did, but you […]

Tonno con Pomodorini

August 24, 2011


Tonight it was just me for dinner so I made a quick no-cooking needed meal that is healthy and satisfying.  This recipe was inspired from my recent trip to Italy.  We made sure to visit the small fishing village of Cetara located on the Amalfi Coast.  This town is famous for it’s anchovies (dont make […]

Summer Kitchen Clambake!

July 20, 2011


I love kicking off summer with a kitchen clambake.  It’s called a kitchen clambake because you dont need the beach, just throw everything in one big pot and let the stove do the work for you while you sip some Vodka Arnold Palmers.  I had just as much fun decorating for the party as I […]

Summer Solstice Picnic

June 21, 2011


Since it is the first day of summer, we couldnt think of any other better way to spend than picnicking at our favorite park- Natirar Park in Peapack, NJ.  Prepping this picnic is super quick since I threw it all together right when I got home and we were out the door within the hour.  […]

Backyard BBQ

June 6, 2011


This past weekend we had a backyard BBQ with some friends. It was a great time and I had the best time planning the menu and making the food. We borrowed some recipes from our go to site- For drinks we had beer and I made a vodka iced tea. The tea was very […]