Latest Posts in Dinner Parties

DINNER ON THE DOCK

Hello. Last week I shared with you my recent Dinner on the Dock…… and published my recipe for Frozen Watermelon Margaritas…… and my recipe for the great dessert we had, Fresh Apricot Tart. Today, I thought I’d give you some other quick tips for a casual BBQ.  You might want to have a similar BBQ […]

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A WEEKEND IN THE OC

Hi There! It’s me, The OC Housewife Who Ran for the Hills. Yet, I’ll be the first to admit that an occasional dose of The OC is just what every mountain woman needs.  And thanks to my friends Ruth, Mark & Rick, I recently got just that,  a heaping, delicious, wonderful, whopper of a dose […]

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CELEBRATING SPRING WITH A PERSIAN NOWRUZ FEAST

HAPPY SPRING! Did you know that the Spring Equinox is the day when the sun crosses the celestial equator and equalises night and day?  In other words, night and day become equal in length.  This happens twice a year, in Spring and in Autumn. Here in Southern California, it seems as though spring arrived a […]

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LEMON PUDDING CAKE

Howdy! Last Friday night Brad and I hosted what we call our “Comfort Food” dinner. We have an intimate little group, just 5 really close buddies that enjoy food.  All of us like to prepare food, and eat food, and we like doing it together.  We are a cosy, cohesive little group of five friends […]

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ROASTED BRUSSEL SPROUTS WITH LEMON GARLIC ALLIOLI

OK, I’ll admit it…… I am not a football fan. Instead, I am one of those people who go to Super Bowl Parties for the fun…… and the fellowship…… and the food…… I do not go for the football.  I do, however, go for the wood fired pizza…… and the fire-roasted peppers…… and Bruno Mars […]

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