Let's recap the year!
The best parts:
Learning to make my favorite dessert of all time, cannoli
Carrying on the Pittsburgh tradition of a wedding cookie table to Arizona
Getting my first, and second, Le Creuset items
Marking holidays with lovely desserts - My Goddaughter's 4th Birthday, My 25th, and Valentine's Day
Dressing as a pierogie for Halloween
Having my first really fancy restaurant experience
The farthest-from-the-best parts:
Chocolate orange cheesecakes
Primanti Brothers Part II - the post that never followed up Primanti Brother's Part I, due to post-Super Bowl misery!
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I really enjoy sharing my food with you, through stories and pictures, and in real life. Hopefully you enjoy reading about it and eating it. My goal is to make you hungry, give you inspiration to cook, convince you to try new foods, and if nothing else, make you laugh.
Happy Birthday, Aloha: Yinz Mangia!
To celebrate, I'll be hosting a Blog Birthday Brunch party next weekend! I've invited my friends and plan on serving a menu of brunch finger foods, as follows:
- Mini quiche
- Mini strawberry muffins
- Waffle, nutella, and banana sandwiches
- Fruit kebabs
What's a party without drinks? We'll also have:
- Pineapple mimosas
- Bloody Marys
- Irish coffee
I suppose I should set some goals for the next year...
- Cook a whole turkey for Thanksgiving
- Bake more often, and with more patience
- Eat and cook many new things
- Become a "blog of note"!