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Both of us have our birthdays this week! So we wanted to make a special episode on the theme of food and birthdays.
- Childhood birthday favorites
- All the birthday cakes we’ve ever loved
- Celebratory restaurant birthdays
- Pot lucks and other homemade birthdays
- Take-out birthdays
- Birthday dinners for two at home
- Food related birthday gifts (For Joy’s cast iron pan birthday story, you need to go listen to episode 127)
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5 thoughts on “Episode 141: Birthday Special”
Yay for May birthdays! I am May 3rd! Happy birthday to you both! I loved all of the birthday traditions and memories! Enjoy your days!
Happy birthday to you too then! May birthdays are best 🙂
Happy Birthday ladies! I’m just catching up with last weeks episode on my day off here in The Florida Keys.
Belated birthday greetings to you both!
I loved Baskin Robbins ice cream cakes as a kid. I’d get the one that was shaped as a yule log since my birthday is so close to Christmas, with peanut butter fudge ice cream.
My partner and I have gotten a little tired of blowout meals for birthdays – knowing we’re going to be spending that much money can be stressful. Instead, we’ve switched to blowout meals at home, where we each cook for the other person on his/her birthday. The person with the birthday will pick out something super special and elaborate from a favorite cookbook or Pinterest, and the other person will do the cooking. Earlier this year for T’s birthday I copied a meal from Bistrot La Minette and made oeufs en meurette and boeuf bourgignon, and selected some fancier-than-usual cheeses from Di Bruno Bros for a cheese course. So that’s been fun. We still go out, too, but try to pick something more affordable but still special, like Victor Cafe.