Surviving a November Weekend Special

New_Hampshire_Morning_AutumnYes, it’s November … and New Hampshire is good at it. A little cold, a little snow, a little rain, a little wind and a little, very little, sun. Take advantage of the rays this weekend with one last bike ride or a hike. But get out early – the sun sets around 4:30 these days.

With these long, long evenings, what could be better than a movie marathon? Invite your best pals around for your favorite films and a few small plates.

A cup of soup and a few of your favorite appetizers sounds delicious on a chilly evening. For homey and elegant, give my Wild Mushroom Soup a try. If you’d like a bit of spice, pass around teacups or mugs of my Curried Eggplant Soup.

Pass a few nibblies to enjoy with the soup. Crostini, small toasts with yummy toppings, are a delicious choice. Try my latest creation, Sweet Potato & Goat Cheese Crostini. And who doesn’t like pizza’s upscale cousin, flatbread. My Flatbread with Mushrooms, Caramelized Onions & Spinach sounds good. Or maybe you’d like a trio of pâtés with Chicken Liver, White Beans and/or Smoked Salmon.

Of course you’ll need to finish off with a sweet. How about a brownie? Maybe you’ll try my chocolaty Black & White Brownies, elegant Espresso Brownies or my nieces’ favorite Peanut Butter Brownies

Have fun and bon appétit!

What are your plans for the weekend? I’d love to hear from you! Let’s get a conversation going. To make a comment, just click on Comments below. I’d be delighted to add you to the growing list of blog subscribers. To subscribe: just scroll back up, fill in your email address and click on the Sign Me Up button. You’ll get an email asking you to confirm your subscription … confirm and you will automatically receive a new story and recipe every week.

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© Susan W. Nye, 2013

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