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Cindy Chen

I may be from Texas, but living in NYC has taught me that you don’t need a big kitchen to make yummy food.  During the day, I work in the Marketing department. But in my spare time, I love having friends over for casual dinner parties.  My three obsessions right now are making decorative cakes, baking pies and hosting tea parties.

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Brunch at Home

Do you prefer to dine in or go out?  There are so many great brunch places in NYC, but sometimes, it’s just nice to have a casual affair at home instead.

Recently, I decided to have some friends over for brunch.  It was wonderful – no long waits and we could stay and chat as long as we wanted.

I wasn’t sure what to make so I checked out President’s Picks for inspiration.  I can be notoriously indecisive so sometimes I just go to President’s Picks and make decisions for what I want to cook based on what’s on sale for the week.  That particular week had our Wild Patagonian Red Shrimp on sale.  I knew our seafood guys had just come back from checking out these shrimp in Patagonia and had mentioned how wonderfully fresh and rich they were so I had to order them. Plus, it helped me decide on serving shrimp and grits (polenta) for a Southern-style brunch. (More…)

04/08/2012 by in Easy Entertaining - Comments are closed