Winter Dinner Party Idea Part 3: Make Dumplings & Scallion Pancakes

On Friday, instead of bumming around at home, I gathered my friends together for a dumpling and scallion pancake party. They’re the two appetizers that I always HAVE to order at Chinese restaurants, but here on the Cape they often appear gummy and unrecognizable (surprise, surprise). I’ve been deprived…so something needed to change. I told everyone to bring beer,… Read More

Winter Dinner Party Idea Part 2: Apple Cider Donuts

I guess this isn’t really “dinner” per se, but just a fun thing to do with a group of friends. Let’s be real. It’s the BEST thing to do with a group of friends. I consider donuts, along with three layer cakes and fried chicken wings, for example, to be the kind of treat you make… Read More

Winter Dinner Party Idea: Soup Swap

There are three things to do on the Cape during the colder months: make fires, drink with friends, and eat. So this winter, I want to start a soup swap with friends. I’ve heard of cookie swaps and pie swaps, but how cool would it be to try a bunch of different soups, and exchange recipes? I’ve found… Read More