Entertaining: Baby Shower

On what felt like the last beautiful weekend of the summer before the cool fall days of October starts, a close family friend (N) was having her baby shower.  With an elegant backyard setting in an orange and green theme,

Summer BBQ

Summer BBQ

I’ve been to a many a summer BBQs in my life, including many hosted by my parents when growing up, but nothing like the one my friends S & I hosted this past weekend.  It was a food gourmand’s paradise.

Wine Club: Champagne

The theme for our third wine club get together was Champagne (or aka sparkling wine)!  And what goes great with champagne? Brunch, of course!  We had three different champagnes to try and a lot of egg dishes to go with

First Annual Cook-Off: Pizza

And the winner is……well, you be the judge!  The idea of a cook-off was born from my friend I, during a casual conversation about making pizzas on the bbq.  Of course, you need at least two people for a competition,

Indian Wedding

I love Indian Weddings!  The dancing, the music, the joyous celebration and best of all – the food!  To be honest, I’m not a big fan of buffets but when it comes to Las Vegas or Indian weddings, I’m all

Goodies From Belgium/France

My good friend H just came back from a two week holiday in Belgium and France.  While in Europe, she posted all of her food adventures – her dinner at a 3 Michelin star restaurant, visiting chocolate shops, eating pastries

My Mom’s Kalbi

Ever since my parents downsized to a condo, we don’t have the luxury of being able to BBQ in the backyard.  So when my mom suggested doing BBQ for the first time at the condo and grilling her famous kalbi

Happy Halloween!

For all the Halloween partiers, this past weekend was “the weekend” for Halloween parties.  I had two parties on Saturday night and so I had to split my time between the two.  As a result, I was only able to

Dinner Party: September Birthdays!

We’ve still been going strong with the rolling dinner party tour and for the month of September the stop was at my fellow teammate M’s condo.  Not only was she hosting but it was her birthday as well.  What was

Happy Thanksgiving!

We do turkey three times a year so I’m always looking forward to the holidays especially when it involves the “big bird”.  And every time we do turkey, well, I only know how to do turkey the way my mom