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A Tropical Shower

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It was a fun and busy weekend in San Diego, as I co-hosted a wedding shower for Sarah and Casey. My happy Godchildren loved their flip-flop cookie favors.

I also got to hang out all weekend with my "sisters" Connie (right), and Joy (who flew in from Stockton).

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Ok...let's get to the food! That's why you are here! Appetizers included hot crab dip, brie with guava jam and macademia nuts, and palmiers with gruyere and ham.

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The main dishes were Hawaiian chicken and coconut shrimp.

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The sauce for the shrimp was mustard, honey and orange marmalade.
There were two fruit platters with pina colada dip.

Dip: 8 oz cream cheese, 2 pina colada yogurts, a splash of coconut rum! YUM

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Mango-papaya bread was a hit!

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The rice salad recipe, I am saving for my salad week. Rice, snow peas, mandarin oranges, red pepper, green onion, and an easy asian dressing.

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The Asian slaw was cabbage and broccoli slaw with fruit, Asian dressing and macademia nuts.

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Tomorrow...dessert!

Comments (5)

WOW, this looks fantastic!

nancyhol:

OMG! What a feast!

It looks like you outdid yourself, Palma - if that is even possible!

Good job (and I haven't even seen the desserts yet!).

Marcia:

Cookies are too cute, Palma, glad you had a wonderful weekend with your "sisters" and family.

sandrac:

Beautiful photos, Palma. You and your "sisters" look wonderful together!

Barb Cabot:

What a great and memorable time. Thanks for all the photos. I knew it would be spectacular. So nice to have such a wonderful connection to such dear "family". I can see how happy everyone is. Lovely.

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