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After a long day at the NY Renaissance Festival on Saturday, me and my friends were hungry, and we did not feel like dining out. So we decided to buy groceries and dined-in instead.
I find entertaining guests to be quite fun, but when I do it, I like to plan the events in advance. This time, it was rather spontaneous, but it wasn’t difficult to think of what to cook, as me and my friends already had something in mind. So what’s my point? Always keep some recipes in your …
I spent Memorial Day weekend in Lakeville, Connecticut with a bunch of friends on a “camping” trip. We had access to sleeping mats, indoor plumbing, and showers, so it wasn’t exactly a real camping trip, but it was good times none-the-less. I don’t think I’m ready for bear attacks…yet. Nothing says Memorial Day like a big group BBQ. The menu? Chicken, pork chops, burgers, and hot dogs. Did anyone remember what happened between 1am and 3am on Sunday night?
Roasting marshmallows over the campfire. hotness.
The cheeseburger on a stick. …
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A surprise birthday party was thrown for a friend of mine on Saturday night. I think he had a minor heart attack when we all yelled surprise right after he turned on the lights. The birthday cake was the three-layer 9-inch Red Velvet cake from the well-known Magnolia Bakery in New York City. I thought it was a little dry, but the frosting balanced it out very well. While I was cutting the cake for everyone, some person asked me what it was made of. …
I had friends over on Saturday to celebrate my 27th birthday party. Lots of good people, lots of food, and lots of wine. You can’t ask for more than that. It was my first time preparing and cooking food for fifteen people. My friend Boon came over to help out and I could not have accomplished it without him. My biggest worry of planning out the menu was whether or not the menu I decided upon would be the right type of food to serve …
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The invitation says to arrive at the restaurant at 7pm. The time was 7.35pm and the sign in cloth was nowhere to be found. The cameraman and photographer went for dinner. Guests were arriving and could not sign in nor give their gifts because the person in charged of collection was late. It was a chaotic and the loud music played by the DJ did not help the situation. But in the end, it all worked out and the party was on!
It was my brother’s wedding and it was held …