Romeo and Juliet

The social distancing dinner date of your dreams Welcome to fair Corona! I mean…Verona. I dreamt about hosting A Midsummer Night’s Dream for a decade before hosting my beloved Midsummer party last year. Never once did it cross my mind to host a Romeo and Juliet themed dinner but last month I was walking my dog…

How to Safely Use Dry Ice in Drinks

Dry ice without a doubt causes the coolest cocktails. At negative 109 degrees Fahrenheit, it’s extreme cold temperatures can make it dangerous if you don’t know how to handle it. I was always terrified of using dry ice but I did a ton of research before my Haunted Mansion-themed Halloween party and now can confidently…

Dinner Noir

Do you ever just have a dinner party concept strike you like lightning? That very phenomenon happened to me recently while I was typing away at work. The entire menu just sort of came to me all at once.ย I love this because it just so happens to be a classy Halloween fete. Here’s how I…

How to Host A Christmas Party

I love entertaining. Few things make me as happy as my home filled with people I love. Every year I host a Christmas party that I call “A Mistletoe & Holly Affair” after one if my favorite Rat Pack songs. I insist on cocktail attire because it makes it that much more festive. I play…

Introduction

“There is no love more sincere than the love of food.” Well, it’s happened. I’ve finally started a blog. Cooking and baking have been passions of mine since I used to sit swinging my feet atop the kitchen counter, chattering to my mom as I watched her cook delicious meals. My mother is from San…