Fat Tuesday

SCL fell on Fat Tuesday, so someone requested a pancake dinner.  Since pancakes happen to be a specialty of mine, I was happy to oblige.  Our meal consisted of pancakes, egg casserole, and fruit salad.  Unfortunately, I had absolutely no idea how to estimate enough fruit salad for 20 people and ended up with WAY tooRead more

I love puns

Since week two of the School of Christian Living (SCL) catering gig was on Valentine’s day and because I like puns (and a good theme), I came up with some awesome names for all the dishes. We had Heartwarming Chili, You Still Romaine in my Heart Salad, Don’t Break My Corny Heart Cornbread (even better because I usedRead more

Orangies

Since no catered event is complete without a little something sweet, I made these Orangies. My friend, Annie introduced me to these AMAZING bars.  They’re decadently delicious and refreshing. Orangies Makes 24 bars Adapted from Paula Deen’s Orange Brownies 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups sugar 1 tsp salt 1 cup (2 sticks) butter,Read more

Spaghetti and Veggieballs

Woke up (too early for a Saturday) thinking about my grocery shopping list for the day.  I’m catering for my 8-year old cousin’s birthday party tomorrow, and don’t want to forget a thing.  It’s going to be quite the event.  More on that later. First, let’s talk about my first catering gig.  On Tuesday nightsRead more

Here we go!

Welcome! As I’m starting to do some catering I figured a blog would be a good place to keep track of my recipes and experiences.  Having no formal training in cooking, it’s all about experimenting and trial-and-error in my kitchen. I started to get interested in cooking my senior year of college, when I hadRead more