Hi friends! Hope you had a good weekend!
We had a fun one—on Sunday, we saw the Muppet movie (loved it), and on Saturday, we had a little holiday shindig at our house with some of our friends in the English department. The department at UAH is probably the youngest department we’ve ever been in, so it’s been fun getting to know everyone. Plus, throwing a party is a great way to procrastinate when you have a big pile of grading that you’re refusing to make eye contact with.
For the party, I tried out some recipes from various blogs (including my own, ha). They were all tasty and easy!
I made walnut pesto from the Smitten Kitchen, which we spread on toasted baguette slices:
Sooooo good. I used about double the parmesan, which gave this pesto a delicious earthy and salty flavor.
Plus Andie’s chewy molasses cookies:
Again, delicious. Chewy, soft, and full of molasses kick.
And a recipe from yours truly. I used my old kale chip recipe to make this creamy, “cheesy” (it’s vegan) cashew dip:
I also made this hot olive and artichoke dip from the Pioneer Woman…but it all got eaten before I could snag a picture (if that tells you anything about how good it is).
It was a great party success!!
Have a great Monday…I think I’m finally going to tackle the final portfolios…see you on the other side of grading hell.