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Dinner Menu for a Lumberjack Party

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If there is any "rule" in my book to hosting a dinner party, it's don't make it too complicated! What's the point of preparing and hosting a get-together if you're going to miss it all? For our Lumberjack Party I knew I wanted a hearty menu to live up to the ruggedness of the theme. What's a universal man meal? Meat and potatoes. Lumberjack Menu: All Recipes/Links in this Post Turkey Chili White Chicken Chili Baked Potatoes Cheddar Jalapeno Cornbread Maple Bacon Cupcakes Maple Flapjacks Read more ...

Skillet Skillz

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via This week I made Katie's Roasted Corn Salad, recipe via  The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Recipes from an Accidental Country Girl. It was tasty! However, it was supposed to be roasted, a.k.a. grilled. The art of grilling does not bode so well with the rain that has been occurring this week, so I made it on the stove in my cast iron skillet. (You can find the recipe at Chat & Chew). I did everything the recipes called for, I just made it on the skillet instead of the grill. And I boiled my corn Read more ...

Top 9: Farewell Party to Summer

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I am protesting the end of summer. While grocery shopping this week the stockboys were putting out Halloween candy. HALLOWEEN candy. Then, I get home and start going through my (shamelessly overstocked) Google Reader. Bloggers are already blogging about fall projects. Now that I've gotten that out of the way, it's been far too long since I've done a Top 9. Today my Top 9 is based on a theme for a Goodbye Summer party. :( Wahh. The theme is sunset-based, because summer should be an eternal sunset. Read more ...

First, You Take the Mallow…

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This is smores stuff. First you take the kabob. You stick the malow with the kabob. Then, you dunk the mallow. When the mallows swimming, you stick on the sprinkles and cover it with them. Then, you scarf. - Ham Porter, (edited for my purposes) Who can name that quote from one of the best movies of all time? (Here's a hint: I want Wendy Peffercorn's sexy lifeguard sunglasses) This post is all about the "mallows". One of my favorite ways to add a little bit of sugary fun to a party is to make Read more ...