Dec 31 New Year’s Eve

As today is also Make Up Your Mind Day, I have some fun and delicious ways to ring in the New Year! I took the initiative and made up this awesome menu to enjoy in style.

Pensacola, Florida drops a Pelican every year. So while I am no longer able to join the downtown crowds for the festivities ill settle for watching The Pelican Drop and fireworks at home. So our menu tonight will hopefully reflect the health, happiness, love, and prosperity, we are hopeful for in 2020.

PensacolPelican Drop
While they are not dropping the Pelican this year there will be plenty of fun and events in Downtown tonight.

Individual Beef Wellingtons made with tender ribeyes, Blue Chese, carmalized onions and Spinich. All wrapped in a delicate flaky puff pastry shell.

Blue Cheese, Spinach Wellingtons
Blue Cheese, Spinach Wellingtons

Winter Salad made with Bosc Pears, dried Cranberries, Pistachios, and fresh Parmesan. With mandarin oranges and a light yogurt dressing.

Winter Arugula Pear Salad with Mandarin Oranges and Yogurt Dressing
Winter Arugula Pear Salad with Mandarin Oranges and Yogurt Dressing

Followed by bubbly and my take on a Loaded Brownie. Chocolate chunks and chips mixed not the super fudgy brownies. Topped with Chocolate frosting, diced pecans, Reese’s chips, Salted Carmel Drizzle, and a touch of rich Hershey’s chocolate sauce.

Loaded Brownies
My Easy Loaded Brownies


Jennifer lives happily in North Florida with her husband Scott and after a stroke and two brain surgeries her mom. While not blessed with children they dote on their four legged children four cats. I started writing after spinal surgery required second round of physical therapy to learn to walk yet again. While reading is a favorite hobby writing is something new with the launch of this blog and hopefully a fiction novel in the future.

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