I can’t believe that a year ago I was just getting back from my first visit to Louisville and prepping for my first try at throwing a Kentucky Derby Party! While this post may be a tad bit late, we couldn’t resist sharing some of our favorite Kentucky Derby recipes and our gorgeous tablescape! Since… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Kentucky Derby Party
Happy Derby Week everyone! I was able to start out Derby Week right thanks to a work trip to Kentucky. My first stop after landing in Louisville on Sunday was to The Brown Hotel to try the original Hot Brown. It definitely lived up to hype, not that you can really go wrong with cheese,… Continue reading Happy Derby Week!
We hope you all had a great Easter today! Easter is one of our favorite holidays, since it’s the one time of year we eat our favorite foods like pizza ghen. This year in addition to making our traditional ricotta pie and egg salad for brunch at our aunt & uncle’s house, we also made these… Continue reading Happy Easter!
I can’t believe there are only a few hours left in 2015 and it’s been a whole year since my roommate and I threw an amazing New Year’s Eve party! We went with an elegant, yet simple menu that had people talking about our party well into January! In order to minimize the amount of alcohol… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: New Year’s Eve 2014
This year has definitely flown by! I can’t believe it’s already the day before Thanksgiving. Tomorrow we’ll be celebrating the holiday with about 14 family members. We have a delicious meal planned at our parents’ house that is a mix of old recipes and new. By only trying a few new recipes each year, we… Continue reading The Daily Soiree’s Thanksgiving Menu
It has definitely been way too long since we last posted. Between new jobs, vacations, and the holidays things have definitely been busy around here! Two weekends ago, I did manage to make enough space in my busy work travel schedule to throw Friendsgiving with my roommate! Not only did I have a great time catching… Continue reading How To: Throw a Fantastic Friendsgiving
For the past few years our family’s Labor Day tradition has been to head down to our beach house and enjoy the weekend with some of our aunts, uncles, and cousins. As usual, I’m typically in charge of dessert. Over the years, I have made quite a few things, but our favorites tend to involve… Continue reading Labor Day Desserts
Nothing says summer picnic or the 4th of July like grilling hamburgers and hot dogs. The best thing about having the core of your menu be burgers and dogs is that you can make it as simple or gourmet as you want! If you go the simple route, all you need is high quality hamburgers… Continue reading How to: Throw an All American Barbecue
If your town is like mine, the Saturday before St. Patrick’s Day is a very important day….Parade Day! This year, instead of trying to brave the crowds at the bar, my roommate & I decided to throw a party. Of course, no parade day party would be complete without a boozy brunch of kegs & eggs!… Continue reading How To: Throw a St. Patrick’s Day Parade Party