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2011 New Year’s Eve Dinner Party

2011 New Year’s Eve Dinner Party

January 06th, 2011  | Category: Friends, Memoir/Meme/Misc.


New Year's Eve Dinner Party at The Mansion (my friends' place) has been a tradition for over ten years now. I have had the pleasure of sharing this feast with my dearest friends for quite some time and have been sharing photos from the dinner table for the last three years. After all these years, I can't even imagine being somewhere else on New Year's Eve. A huge, ...

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Pomegranate Sorbet for New Year’s Eve Dinner Party

Pomegranate Sorbet for New Year’s Eve Dinner Party

December 31st, 2010  | Category: Food, Photo Blog


Pomegranate Sorbet for the New Year's Eve dinner party at the mansion.

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Spring at the Mansion

Spring at the Mansion

May 14th, 2010  | Category: Flowers, Photo Blog


Spring has already come... In two different shades of pink. Let the barbeque season start!

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2010 New Year’s Eve Dinner Party

2010 New Year’s Eve Dinner Party

January 22nd, 2010  | Category: Friends, Memoir/Meme/Misc.


A 22-pound butterball turkey, a tray full of dolmas, another tray full of artichokes in olive oil, stuffing, rice with roasted almonds, thinly sliced carrots cooked in turkey stock and sweetened with maple syrup, three large mixed salads with pomegranate seeds, another very exciting layered salad with shrimps, beets and avocado and crown roast of lamb stuffed with green beans and Brussels sprouts for those who prefer ...

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Ice Cream Bombe Cake

Ice Cream Bombe Cake

January 11th, 2009  | Category: Brownies, Cakes, Chocolate, Ice Cream & Sorbet


New Year's Eve dinner parties at the mansion last for two days. The first night is a joyful gathering between close friends. Everyone is on their best behavior. 12 grown-ups and few kids dining like royalty. Come next afternoon, things get ugly. The vultures are back at the table for a leftover lunch party. No plates, no silverware, no rules, no mercy. The first pair of claws ...

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