03
May

Mozzarella cheese Straws! 5 celebrity recipe for the brand new Years Eve Party!

For this particular evening I’ll provide you with, hands down among the easiest appetizers you can make, with time for New Years Eve or New Years Day supper with family.

2 sheets (1 box) frozen puff pastry (such as Pepperidge Plantation), defrosted right away in the refrigerator

Flour, for dusting

1 extra-large egg

1 tablespoon water

1 cup finely grated Gruyère cheese

1 teaspoon minced fresh thyme leaves

1 teaspoon kosher salt

Freshly ground dark pepper

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

Roll out each sheet of puff pastry on the lightly floured plank until it is 10- by 12-inches.

Julia our Grand daughter, adorable!

Defeat the egg with 1 tablespoon of drinking water and brush the top of pastry.

Sprinkle each sheet evenly with 1⁄4 cup of the Parmesan, 1⁄2 glass of the Gruyère, 1⁄2 teaspoon of the fresh thyme, 1⁄2 teaspoon from the salt, and some pepper. With the moving pin, gently press the flavorings into the puff pastry.

Cut each sheet crosswise using a floured knife or pizza wheel into 11 or 12 strips. Twist each strip and lay on baking bed sheets lined with parchment paper or Silpat.

Bake for 10 to 15 minutes, or until lightly browned and puffed. Switch each straw and bake for another 2 minutes. Don’t over bake or the parmesan cheese will burn. Cool and serve at space temperature.

Whew! It has been quite a year. There were plenty of ups and a couple downs. Looking back again as the season draws to a close, I’m thinking everything worked out for the best. I had fashioned my talk about of occasions when I just had to avoid, take a deep breath, and execute a small reassemble and reassess. But, general I can properly say I had developed the best Summer months of my life, (that I could remember), turning 60 was a lot of fun, because of Amy, Laura, Holly, Dustin, Wee Bear (my party planners) and about 90 close friends, senior high school classmates and relatives. Having Grandchildren is a blast! And your blog is removing better than my greatest expectations, because of YOU! Wee Carry could not be more supportive in every my endeavor’s and is still my hero, my lifeline, my entertainer and my pal. Life is Good………..

New Years Resolutions:

Help more with others

Find out something new

Explore more in the wild

A toast to my German mentor, Eva Kenly ~ How is the New Calendar year celebrated in Germany? In Germany people will drop molten business lead into cool water and try to tell the near future from the form it made. A heart or ring shape means a wedding, a dispatch means a trip and chimney cake a pig means plenty of food in the entire year ahead! Glückliches Neues Jahr!

Although Christmas Island is the 1st to ring in the brand new Year at 2 AM, Sydney rung it in at 5 AM this morning, Pacific time!

Seattle- we will be watching close up!

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