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1 December, 2013

Bloody Marys

Bloody Marys
Posted in : Drinks, Entertaining on by : Pamela Reynoso

.     I love a good bloody mary. When we have brunch I like to have an area set up for with all the drinks so that our guests can make their drinks to their liking.  I like to use transfer the ingredients from their original containers into different jars. I know, I know,
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29 November, 2013

Potatoes and Mushrooms

Potatoes and Mushrooms
Posted in : Side Dish on by : Pamela Reynoso

What you need: 1 pound Potatoes 3 Large Portobello Mushrooms (or any other kind) 2 tablespoons Olive Oil 2 Chopped Garlic Cloves Salt and Pepper to taste Flat Leaf Parsley Steam or Microwave potatoes until just tender. Once slightly cool, slice into one inch pieces. Heat olive oil in pan. Add potatoes and mushrooms and
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28 November, 2013

Brussel Sprouts

Brussel Sprouts
Posted in : Holidays, Side Dish on by : Pamela Reynoso

This recipe can, and has, turned even the most hater of brussel sprouts into a lover of them. The secret is bacon fat. I know, I know bacon fat??!???  But before you decide this isn’t for you, look at the recipe. Make ahead:  I blanch the brussel sprouts two days before and stored them the
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27 November, 2013

Brie and Ham Crostini

Brie and Ham Crostini
Posted in : Appetizers, Entertaining on by : Pamela Reynoso

  This is a nice easy topping to add to your toasted crostini (bread). What you need: Toast Brie Ham: I used a nice lunch meat Grainy Mustard Place some brie on the toast, add some pieces of ham and top with a small drop of mustard. Could it be any easier!  

24 November, 2013

Brunch

Posted in : Breakfast, Entertaining on by : Pamela Reynoso

Brunch is one of my favorite types of parties.  I think that they work well for Easter, Baby Showers, Bridal Showers and with my tricks it can be an easy to pull off.   Sausage Muffins Sage and Sausage Bread Ham and Brocoli Quiche Egg Cups Breakfast Cassarole Mushroom, Sausage, and Parsley Quiche  Cheesecake Parfait
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24 November, 2013

Thanksgiving Menu Ideas

Posted in : Dinner, Entertaining on by : Pamela Reynoso

  Pumpkins Glazed Carrots Traditional Stuffing Biscuit, Bacon, and Cheddar Cheese Stuffing Brussel Sprouts  Mashed Potatoes:  There is no link, but I do have a make ahead tip. You can peel and slice your potatoes the day before and store them in water.  Then on the day simply drain the potatoes and cook them as
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24 November, 2013

Nachos

Nachos
Posted in : Dinner, Entertaining on by : Pamela Reynoso

  Tortilla Chips Enchilada Sause Refried Bean Cooked Taco Meat black olives Shreaded Cheese Cheddar Cheese Soup Jalapeños   I like to start with enchilada sauce. I drizzle it over the chips and them put them in the oven for about 10 minutes ate 375 degrees.  This dries them out a little so they aren’t
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24 November, 2013

Garlic Aioil

Garlic Aioil
Posted in : The Basics on by : Pamela Reynoso

.         Aioli is flavored mayo.  I have made my own mayo from scratch before but found that I could just add crushed galic to store bought and have the same yummy flavor with out all the fuss. What you need: 1 cup mayo 3-5 crushed garlic cloves. The amount of garlic
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24 November, 2013

Sliders

Sliders
Posted in : Dinner, Entertaining on by : Pamela Reynoso

.     There are so many different things that you can add to the basic hamburger mix to jazz it up.  Instead of topping off my burgers I like to add it to the mix. I find that it is less messy all around.  When adding cheese I cube it up and place it
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24 November, 2013

Sausages

Sausages
Posted in : Entertaining, Party Ideas on by : Pamela Reynoso

  . Recently we had a party at my mother’s house.  I didn’t want to put her out so I made all the food at my place. The problem, how to store it in my already stuffed fridge. Plastic bags! I precut all the ingredients and put them in plastic bags.  They took up very
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24 November, 2013

Flower Vases

Flower Vases
Posted in : Decorations, Entertaining on by : Pamela Reynoso

.     Sometimes when I entertain I don’t have enough vases for every table.  I saw this idea somewhere a long time ago and have used it every once in a while.  It is cheap and I can throw the cans away after if I want so I don’t have to fine storage for them.  
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23 November, 2013

Egg Cups

Egg Cups
Posted in : Breakfast, Entertaining on by : Pamela Reynoso

I saw a picture of this on the internet and was so excited and then so sad because there was no recipe or description.  Just the yummy picture, so once again my poor husband became the guinea pig.  I decided to use prosciutto, the picture I saw was ham I believe, but I didn’t have any
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