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Tag: December 18
Dazzling Diamonds & Precious Stones Sparkle at Estate Jewelers, Ltd.
Christmas is days away and, if you have…Continue Reading
Holidays with Heinen’s | The Perfect Prime Rib
So what exactly is a perfect prime rib,…Continue Reading
Cooking with Heinen’s | Modern Farmette’s Holiday Brunch with Spinach & Heirloom Tomato Frittata, Pomegranate Crostini and Christmas Star Bread
The season is bright and weʼre filled with…Continue Reading
352. Family Recipes: Michelle Van Loon’s Moroccan Chicken with Lemon and Olives
The star of our family dinner tonight is…Continue Reading
326. Light the Night for Newtown, Connecticut
The Community Church of Barrington and others in…Continue Reading
325. Great Gifts: Vintage Leather Cuffs at Grassroots
Another gift to make our Great Gifts of…Continue Reading
324. Great Gifts: Graphite Objects at Notice Accessories
The owners of Notice: Accessories for Living in…Continue Reading
323. 12 Days of Recipes, Day 6: Mashed Potato Bar
Here’s a great way to bring something unique to your holiday buffet or table. A mashed potato bar can be loads of fun and it’s our featured item for Day 6 of our 12 Days of Recipes here at 365Barrington.com.
I recently helped throw a baby shower for my cousin who craved mashed potatoes throughout her pregnancy. We decided the mashed potato bar was the way to go for the menu, and it was a huge hit.
Favorite toppings were the French’s Fried Onions and Sundried Tomatoes. Another idea I’ve seen at weddings is to serve both the scoops of mashed potato and the toppings in martini glasses.
Following is a list of other items we used or you could try. Just make a heaping amount of mashed potatoes, and place all toppings in serving bowls with spoons……
262. Organize Dinner Like Mom/Author, Kelly Donlea
There’s a cookbook author and mother of three here in Barrington who is building a reputation for the system she devised to help busy moms put dinner on the table every night. Her name is Kelly Donlea, her brand new cookbook just came out, and you can meet her in person in Barrington tomorrow as she demonstrates how to make two delicious holiday meals that are related, but secretly separate.
The idea of remaking meals is the subject of her latest book, called “40 Dinner Duos – Cook Once, EAT Twice”. This book offers dozens of Dinner Duos that use the same main course (and cooking efforts) for two night’s dinners to make an entirely different meal another night.…Continue Reading