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Our first Tapas party, but not our last!

We held a Tapas party (Spanish appetizers) for our December Open House dinner and although I was not as prepared as I would have liked, I think everything went really well. It was a drop-in get-together, so people came at different times but we were happy that most people stayed for quite a while. Both [...]

Our Saturday November 14 Open House Dinner

Saturday November 14 Open House Dinner

We had a great turnout for our November open house dinner last Saturday: 28 people! What a wonderful evening it was.
The food went over well and, of course, the conversation was the highlight. We are both really looking forward to next month’s open house dinner, and on [...]

Our November Open House Dinner Menu: Mediterranean!

Belle and I hold an open house dinner on the second Saturday of every month. It’s open to all our friends and all their friends, too – a great way for us to share interesting recipes and meet new people every month!
Last month was our first open house dinner, and we did an Asian theme. [...]

Our Thanksgiving Dinner Menu

Planning our Thanksgiving dinner for our Canadian Thanksgiving weekend last week was a lot of fun.
Belle wanted a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, turkey, stuffing, gravy and veggies. I would rather have tried something a little more avant garde so I decided to do something different with the turkey.
Our daughter is vegetarian so along with the usual [...]