Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Busy week of Baby showers and other fun cooking adventures

Cream cheese mints
Hello friends in the bloggoshere. I have been a bit remiss getting a post out. It has been a busy, busy week with a fun filled weekend with a baby shower, two meals with friends, and a little party. There was much cooking just not much time on the computer.But let me give you a taste of some of the things I made for the baby shower that I may want to share here.

Cream cheese mints colored for the baby shower



Some of the fun things I made this weekend.






Green tea and almond short bread cookies, which were a bit too green but fun and tasty nonetheless.





The extra green cookies :-) did look nice with the Lemon Squares

    


 Caprese Salad with herb infused basil oil








    

Brie baked in Phyllo cups with raspberry preserves




Retro punch with Lime sherbet















 




          I also made hot cheesy artichoke dip, fruit with cream cheese dip, vegetables with hummus and ranch dip.

It was a fun Party!

    Perhaps this was not technically "Dinner" so I am not sure if the recipes belong here, but would anyone like to see a recipe for any of these? Let me know.


 



                                     


 



7 comments:

  1. YESSS!!! Well, all of the recipes would be nice (haha) but if you can, I'd like to know Caprese Salad and the punch? I don't bake...but I bet everyone wants to see your sweets recipes. ;-) These green tea shortbread cookies look so yummy! Sounds like you had a great week Denise!

    Nami @ Just One Cookbook (http://justonecookbook.com/blog/)

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  2. Sounds like a fun weekend! Please share the cream cheese mints recipe, they look absolutely adorable!

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  3. It all looks so good and festive! I'll be trying those green tea and almond shortbread cookies, they look amazing!

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  4. PLEASE DO! I for sure what the cream cheese mints and the brie :) You're like super host with this party. Go team Denise!

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  5. By the way, I've given you an award today over at Deep Dish :)

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  6. Denise, I'm planning a shower for May 22 for my daughter-in-law and would love to talk with you about some of these things or other suggestions. I know you're busy with your grad party this Saturday, but do you have any time early next week? Thanks, Liz Miles(p.s. BSF just finished and now I am panicking!)

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