Category Archives: party food

chocolate raspberry sandwich cookies

Valentine’s day is literally a blink away and I feel we all deserve a little something decadent. And cute. And damn delicious. Say hello to dark chocolate shortbread cookies stuffed with raspberry buttercream. (Made with fresh raspberries no less.) ¬†Shaped … Continue reading

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rhubarb goat cheese crostini

Crostini is absolutely one of my most favorite ways to serve a savory bite. The premise is very similar to a taco (where is she going here???)…there’s got to be a lot of texture and your palette needs to be … Continue reading

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caprese orzo salad

A sure fire way to fill bellies without a lot of fuss is to go the pasta salad route. Almost every party I throw has a bowl of pasta salad sitting somewhere. If you are thinking… “Pasta salad is pretty … Continue reading

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baked black bean flautas

This time of year the crunchy black bean taco post always receives a surge of traffic. It is one of PPJ’s most popular food posts in general, come Cinco de Mayo it is the most popular food post. A few … Continue reading

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spicy (but not too spicy) dr pepper ribs

The husband doesn’t chime in too much on what he thinks I should or should not post…unless there is a sporting event, Father’s Day or any other man centered occasion coming up. That is when I get the “I really … Continue reading

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