Dining in the Lounge

Would you like to experiment with every recipe Meg has featured on her blog? She thought so!

Here are some of the yummy things Meg has made and drooled over in her kitchen. And yes, because this is The Member’s Lounge, there are cocktail recipes here, too!

Walnut Gruyere Crisps
Cranberry Pistachio Pate
Spicy Thai Meatballs are always a big hit at cocktail parties!
Walnut Pesto Crostini as found on Smitten Kitchen!

Danger. You will not stop eating these Rosemary Pecan Crisps !

Bloody Mary Soup
Potato Leek Soup – from the Goddess herself, Ina Garten!
Mark Bittman’s Vegetable Soup – he knows how to make everything!

These are my favorite side dishes for Thanksgiving and Christmas!

Brussel Sprouts with Chestnuts and Blue Cheese
Celery Root and Apple Puree
Butternut Squash Gratin with Goat Cheese
Gratineed Mustard Onions

Neapolitan Meatloaf
This chicken dish is one of my favorite go to dinners to make!
Chicken, Mushroom and Artichoke Fricassee

Parker’s Beef Stew from Ina Garten. It’s got one whole bottle of wine, baby.

Meg makes these spicy nuts every holiday season for her friends and family! Holy Mole Pecans
I take care of my bumper crops of produce by making Maple Pickled Jalapenos.
Mini Corn Muffins are a nice little treat for breakfast or dinner!
Check out the Food Network page for Alton Brown’s Orange Sherbet recipe – it’s fantastic!

Cocktails, anyone?

This post will tell you how to make the awesome
Agave Blackberry Mojito

Looking for a refreshing summer drink? I call it “Nice Iced Tea”. 1 part Lillet, 1 part orange vodka, and several parts iced tea. Oh yeah, baby.

Try a Boston Tea Party! I love it when a drink matches my hometown!

Let Meg know what you think!