Friday, January 1, 2010

New Year Eve!

I had big plans!
Well, not so big! I had invited twins over for the night, and then invited their parent over for dinner. Good friends of ours. So let the cooking begin. I love, LOVE, LOVE , Eggplant Parmesean. So I thought I would make it. I used the never fail, baked recipe from Cook's illustrated. BOO! It was dry and well..... dry! (They said it was great and they even had seconds.) They must have been starving! Good friends! 
BUT I did make these!

Pioneer Woman's Stuffed Mushrooms! (her photo, not mine)
(click and cook!) They were yummy! And the smell still lingers in my house this morning. I am forever more, convinced that instead of a fancy candle, you should mince garlic and parsley and sautee it in white wine. Your house will smell fabu for a long time. Maybe Yankee candle should make a White wine, sauteed, garlic and parsley candle! GENIOUS!
Anyway, for some extremely strange reason, by the time dinner was over and dishes were done I realized I had only had a half of a glass of red wine. That is crazy! I love to cook and eat and clean with gusto while sipping on wine.
Maybe these are signs of things to come? "Hello 2010! No thanks I'll have water?" It doesn't sound right!

So anyway, Kiss  Kiss, Hug Hug, goodbye friends. Kiddies are all tucked in watching a movie through slitted heavy eyes. And I notice, it's 11:00 and everyone in the house is asleep?
Happy New Year???
I don't think so! SO I made myself a Jack and Coke and spent New Years Eve with...

At least I rang in the New Years in hilarious laughter!
Happy New Year Everyone!

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  1. You are killin' me with the Jack & Cokes. Those mushrooms look almost as good as my dinner at Natalia's!

  2. "Tigers love pepper. They hate cinnamon."

    "Not at the table, Carlos!"

    "Why are we here? I'm not supposed to be within 200 ft. of a school."

    "Who's baby is that?" "Check it's collar."

    I could do this all day....

  3. Love me a little Hangover.

    Is your hotel pager friendly? I'm not getting a sig on my beeper!!

    Cheers to a Happy New Year!

  4. Those look awesome! Hubby wants to watch that movie this weekend.

  5. ohhhhh what a lovely movie.

    were the three best friends....