Posts in Food
The Art of Polishing Off: Birthday at Social GR

Today, I have another "The art of Polishing Off". Monday was my 23rd birthday and my friends took me out to Social Kitchen in Grand Rapids. With getting together over dinner was the perfect way to celebrate my birthday. Just a simple dinner, nothing to crazy. And It was a new experience for me too. I had never been to Social but I'll tell ya, it was delicious. We all ordered a drink, socialized, then ordered fries. Without thinking, I thought it was going to be a basket of fries. But...It was a behemoth mountain of fried spuds. It came with a garlic aioli and some ketchup. We all dug in and demolished the tray. 

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How to Style a Charcuterie Plate

This semester is over with and I couldn't be more esthetic. This summer is going to be beautiful. But more on that later. This afternoon, I want to talk about something near and dear to my hear. And that is cheese. If you guys saw on my instagram last week, I have written a cookbook. It's small but I'll divulge more information later on. The cookbook started out with a night with friends at a fancy restaurant that the act of charcuterie was partaken in. I've always loved cheese and the act of having it pared with wine. . Last night, the second Empowered Babes event happened and my friend Ashley bought cheese and the fixings for a charcuterie plate. When I arrived at the venue, I started working on making the plates look pretty. Here's how I style and build a charcuterie plate. 

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