Tag Archive: recipes

MCC: Bon Vivants’ Pork Out Punch Party With Recipes!

  I love the Bon Vivants. When I heard they were throwing a shindig for Manhattan Cocktail Classic entitled Pork Out Punch Party at Union Pool, I marked POPP down my calendar and… Continue reading

Drinking at Home: Cocktails by the Minty

  Whenever I get invited to dinner parties, I tend to bring the booze and take it upon myself to make drinks. In the last few years, my “bartending” skills have gotten better… Continue reading

Don Julio Margarita Dinner at Border Grill

Happy National Margarita Day! A few weeks ago, I was invited to Don Julio‘s Margarita Dinner at Border Grill in Santa Monica.The four courses were paired with Don Julio cocktails and spirits. We… Continue reading

Geeking Out to Gaga

Last weekend, the gay boyfriend threw a party to watch the Gaga HBO special. He requested my Christmas sangria, aka the XXX (for triple booze) sangria. I didn’t have time to soak some… Continue reading

Happy Thanksgiving!

*artwork by SLD   Growing up with immigrant parents, Thanksgiving meant a couple of days off school. Some of  my extended family embraced the “traditional” Thanksgiving meal with turkey and all the side… Continue reading

Albacore Salad Recipe

I’ve decided to document more of what I’ve been cooking. For regular readers, I apologize this isn’t a bad date post or one filled with my culinary adventures outside of the home. There… Continue reading

Minty Dinner Party

Yesterday I posted all 6 recipes for the dinner party I had last Saturday. Since I go out so much, most people wonder if I can cook. I do but not in the… Continue reading

Seafood Salad Recipe

When I was planning for my dinner party this past Saturday, I arrived at the store with several ideas but none of them was a seafood salad. To be truthful, I threw in… Continue reading

Chicken with Pea Sprouts and Bell Peppers Recipe

As I mentioned in my bruschetta recipe, I had no idea what I was going to make for my main course for my dinner party. I wandered around the grocery store considering all… Continue reading

Green Beans and Squash Recipe

For my dinner party this past Saturday, I served a green beans and squash side. I had originally was going to wimp out and serve a simple salad but decided to go all… Continue reading