Company’s Coming…Now What Should I Make?!

I have vivid childhood memories of my parents hosting dinner parties: clinking ice cubes at cocktail hour, mom's fancy perfume, dad's laughter, and delicious smells wafting upstairs from the kitchen. Once we were old enough, my sister and I were allowed to come downstairs in our pajamas for a little while to say hello to my parents' friends, and then we would run back upstairs and pretend that we were adults hosting our own party.Now that I am, in fact, an adult, I find that dinner parties … [Read more...]