“Deck the table with balls of meat Falalalalalalala Really so good no one will leave their seat Falalalalalalala There’ll be none in your trash barrel Falalalalalalala I’d even share them with my sister Cheryl Falalalalalalala” I think one of my (and my sister’s) favorite parts of the holiday season is the excuse to make a lot of little plates. Whether you see them as appetizers, tapas, hors d’oeuvres, amuse-bouches, or stuff on a stick; they are truly the highlight of my Christmas time treats. I like Christmas trees made out of cheese, peppers shaped liked gifts and strawberries with Santa beards. The anticipation of seeingRead More →

Growing up as one of three girls, I have always had a fondness for TV shows that featured that sisterly component. From everything to the Brady Bunch to Little House on the Prairie to Full House, the bond of the sisters always made me feel lucky to have that same kind of whacky madness in my own home. (I think my relationship with my sisters would be more of a HBO series rather than anything suitable for network television.) The one show that really made me want to have a TV sister was The Waltons but not for the reason you might think. It wasn’tRead More →