I worked until 11:30p last night.
And I went to the dentist for a filling. And I didn’t get the prep done that I had planned for the catering gig this weekend.
This was well-deserved:
What had happened was…
I was wrapping up my work when I saw Rufus’ blog post titled “Christmas in a Glass.” My curiosity was piqued and 5 minutes later I was making myself a reward-in-a-glass. The only change I made was to use unsweetened almond milk rather than heavy cream.
Next time you need a little something to take the edge off of the holidays, I do recommend this deliciousness commonly known as a Brandy Alexander. Don’t skip the nutmeg.
An additional recommendation is making a midnight snack of cereal in the same glass. Without rinsing it.
Raise your hand if you think I’m
even more weird now!
One thing I did get done was a MASSIVE trip to the Dekalb Farmer’s Market. Cooking will begin in earnest tomorrow. In the meantime, check out my
This isn’t everything I need for a party of 40, but it is a big portion.
On the menu:
- White Bean Rosemary Dip
- Baked Brie with a Pecan-Bourbon Glaze
- Grape and Blue Cheese Truffles
- Rosemary Bread
- Endive Boats with Pomegranate, Pumpkin, and Champagne Vinaigrette
- Apple Sausage Chestnut Stuffing in Phyllo
- Pesto Chicken Wraps
- Pumpkin Fudge
- These Champagne and these Red Wine Balls
Can I pull it off? You’ll have to keep reading to see. Don’t you love a cliff-hanger?
I fell victim to the craziness and missed a workout for the first time in I don’t know how long. It was a good steak.
Are you staying on track this holiday season?
What is your favorite holiday drink? (Other than eggnog ’cause I don’t like it 🙂 )