I first tasted buttermilk brownies WAY back in the day, some 20 years or so ago. Back before my European travels and before I began writing professionally, in my “other life” as an optician. It has been nearly that long maybe 16 years) since I have had a pan of these fluffy, light, extra moist, chocolatey delights but with my birthday coming up in September — I had a sudden nostalgic hankering. (more…)
Nobody wants to spend their whole night in the kitchen on Valentine’s Day. You want to cook, present, eat and get on with the canoodling– am I right? In this, our final V-Day menu we show that cooking at home on Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be super labor intensive — just scrumptious.
The four courses we’ve have paired here are easy for most anyone to make but still elegant and tasty. Sometimes simplicity is the key.
Each week, four of our 12 bloggers has put their best food forward as part of a 4 course “Lovers Feast” and what Valentine’s Day is complete without a TASTE-y libation? We teamed up with Otis over at Taste on The N8tion.com for custom cocktails to go with each course — they even whipped up some yummy non-alcoholic beverages for those of you who don’t imbibe (See week 1.)
BONUS: Here’s my favorite SNL sketch for this time of year, “The Lovers,” featuring Christopher Walken: http://www.nbc.com/assets/video/widget/widget.html?vid=275058
Final Valentine’s 4 Course Lover’s Feast Menu
APPETIZER: Milisa at Miss in the Kitchen serves up sensually Creamy Mushroom Egg Rolls
INTERMEZZO: Donna at Cookistry: Flowered Cheese Course (an array of tasty cheeses with a touch of romance)
ENTREE: Here on The GrooVy Foody: Steak Frites with Gorgonzola sauce, caramelized onion and sauteed mushrooms
DESSERT: Nelly at Cooking with Books brings sumptuous Hot Chocolate Poached Pears
- Valentine’s Day Recipes with Virtual Potluck and Taste (groovyfoody.wordpress.com)
- Valentine’s Day Recipes Week 2: Four Courses with Virtual Potluck and Taste (groovyfoody.wordpress.com)