Party Leftovers – Streamlining The Fridge

It’s that time of year again! The fridge is groaning from the load of everything you’ve shoved in there like an advanced level of tetris – including all the tiny bits of leftovers from the party the night before that you fear are going to slowly go bad before you figure out what to do with them.  Your kitchen looks like a disaster zone after … Continue reading Party Leftovers – Streamlining The Fridge

Mini-Pizzas – Canapes For The Hungry Guests (And Hosts)

Many holiday parties aren’t actually dinner parties – they are an invitation for drinks (of whatever description), and canapes (snacks, hors d’oeuvres, whatever you want to call them). Tiny canapes are well and good, and I actually love eating them, and even making them (though perhaps not for a very large number of people at a time!), but for me, it goes against the grain … Continue reading Mini-Pizzas – Canapes For The Hungry Guests (And Hosts)

The Scent of The Holiday Season – Saffron, Almond and Marzipan Buns!

The holiday season is here! No, please don’t go after me with a frying pan!  I don’t usually start it this early, but you see, a couple of fantastic friends are coming to visit me next weekend from over-the-puddle England, and I won’t have time to decorate 4 weeks before Yule, so we’re starting to prepare and decorate now.  Also in preparation to that, I’ll … Continue reading The Scent of The Holiday Season – Saffron, Almond and Marzipan Buns!