Category Archives: 24×24

Mar 14

Classic Diner-Style Chocolate Pie for Pi Day!

Happy Pi Day! (and incase you have no idea what I’m talking about, today’s date is 3/14…get it?)  What better way to celebrate than with, of course, pie. And let me tell you…THIS is the one to pick.  Run to … Continue reading

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Mar 7

Salty Sweet Candied Peanuts

Ah, the ballgame.  One of my favorite past times.  All my life I’ve been a huge sports fan…and yes, I mean HUGE.  I don’t think anyone else can say they knew a 7 year old girl who memorized all the … Continue reading

Posted in 24x24, nuts, snacks | 4 Comments
Mar 2

Pineapple Coconut Ice Cream

“The Descendants” takes place in Hawaii, so as part of my 24×24 party last weekend I knew the dish I’d choose to represent it would be something tropical.  Since the movie ends with the family sitting on the couch eating … Continue reading

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Mar 1

Raw Kale Salad with Walnuts, Pecorino & Lemon

Kale is everywhere these days.  I find it funny that over 20 years ago, when I was waiting tables at a family restaurant while in college, we used it as a garnish for plates.  No one would even dream of … Continue reading

Posted in 24x24, cheese, kale, lemon, nuts, QuickAndEasy, salad, side dishes | 4 Comments
Feb 29

Juice Box Wings

Another dish featured at my 24×24 party was this one, which represented “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close”, a movie that I’m pretty sure would have me bawling about 10 minutes in.   The star of the film is a boy … Continue reading

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Feb 27

Mini Croques Monsieur

Well, by now we know which picture took home the Academy Award.  I have no idea if this dish accurately represents the winning film, but I didn’t want to stay up until the end of the show and then write … Continue reading

Posted in 24x24, breakfast, cheese, eggs, pork, QuickAndEasy, sandwiches | 4 Comments
Feb 26

Foodbuzz 24×24: A Tribute to the Best Picture Oscar Nominees of 2012!

I was so excited when I received the email from Foodbuzz that my 24×24 proposal had been accepted this month!  Planning a menu and party around a theme is always fun, and I had a blast with this concept. For … Continue reading

Posted in 24x24, appetizers, beef, chicken, dessert, eggs, goat cheese, ice cream, lemon, main dishes, nuts, pie, sandwiches, side dishes, snacks | 9 Comments