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shortlist no. 17 / november 23, 2010

November 25, 2010

Any night that starts with four bottles of champagne and ends with dancing barefoot in the kitchen to Jackson Browne is, in my opinion, a good night.

Add to that thirty of my favorite people and some of my dad’s amazing cooking and you get a perfect night. A great party with great food and great people…another reminder of how lucky I am.

….echem, excuse me as I blow my nose…

Somewhere in the bubbly confusion last night I lost the actual shortlist. So bear with me as I try to recreate it below. Think of it as a glimpse of things to come. All delicious little reminders of how sweet life can be.

 

pre-Thanksgiving party for 30ish

trail mix

fresh bread

pita chips

stuffed grape leaves

various (5 or so) middle eastern dips

cheese board

cold cuts & salumi board

fresh mozzarella nodini with cherry tomatoes

endive cups with sour cream and smoked salmon

bacon-wrapped dates stuffed with blue cheese

brie en croute (x 2) (I just drooled remembering this)

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Peking duck wraps with homemade hoisin

Swedish meatballs

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cinnamon merigues

peppermint oreo brownies

la bête noire (flourless chocolate cake)

turramurrasù

(check out her bling!)

 

 

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One Comment leave one →
  1. Tricia permalink
    November 26, 2010 2:16 am

    Lucky for us to be invited to your home-coming! Sorry to have left before the dancing began!

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