Here’s a quick and dirty guide for throwing a party together when time and money are limited. We’ve culled together a couple of our favorite recipes, drink ideas, and party planning tips to help keep the merry in your merrymaking.
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There are many advantages to eating in. For one thing, we can substitute anything we like! For another, we can open any bottle in the house without paying a 50% or greater markup. It’s also a heck of a lot cheaper overall than I imagined.
When the hubby and I eat out, he always makes comments about how inexpensive the raw cost of ingredients must be for foods like pizza or pasta. He is an accountant after all! So, I did a little experiment and broke down the cost of homemade pizza for the two of us and compared it to what we paid the last time we went out for pizza in Seattle. (more…)
If you’re looking for a quick and easy way to throw a fun party, consider hosting a salami pairing. Here’s how it works. Select three to five different types of salami with different flavor profiles. Offer at least one type of beverage for each different salami. Throw in some cheese and crackers and you’re ready to party! Read on to learn how we did it.
We served 5 different flavors of Creminelli salami*.
Americano Salami, inspired by the American dish, pork chops and apple sauce.
Barolo Salami, made with generous amounts of Barolo wine.
Musica Salami, with a strong flavor due to the addition of pork liver and clove.
Wild Boar Salami, seasoned with cloves and juniper berries.
Salami Tartufo, with black summer truffles.
The Favored Beverages
2007 Aventino Tempranillo
Finnriver Farmstead Apple Cider
2006 Forgeron Cellars Chardonnay
2006 Kiona Zinfandel
2008 Ceci La Luna Lambrusco
2009 Montinore Estate Borealis