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Cheers to a New Year!

Happy New Year to all! Last night was a hundred times better than any NYE I’ve ever had. That’s a good sign for XX/XX/11. We headed over to Blair and friends house for an appetizer style dinner, including a smoked turkey, brie and French rounds (Harris Teeter disappointed me in these, not very crunchy), sausage balls, spanakopita, etc.SDC10239
Around 8:30 the cabs showed up to take us to the New Years Eve party at Capitol City Brewing Company located in Union Station.
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(Image from website)
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It was the perfect sized venue and just the right amount of people (though it definitely got packed around midnight). The R&B/Rap band, Culture Sol, was great and they never ran out of alcohol, including a champagne toast for everyone at 12….unlike last year’s event that ran out of everything at 10 pm.
It was a slow morning but when I did get up I thought it important to start the new year with a Rock Star breakfast. Smoked salmon, cream cheese and red onion omelet with black truffle salt.
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It’s not exactly black eyed peas and collards, but what else screams success like black truffles?
AND my beloved new Kitchen Aid mixer arrived!!! Wooo! What to make first??

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New Year’s Resolutions:
1. Do yoga at least 3 times a week
2. Make Chinas Plate better and better
3. Attempt croissants recipe in Tartine cookbook
4. Be more patient.
In that order, obviously.

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