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Triangle NACE Awards

Posted to: General News by Donna Levy on Apr 30, 2019

On Tuesday, March 12, 2019, Triangle NACE hosted its awards gala at 21C Museum Hotel in Durham, NC and the theme was “NACE is the Future”.  Many vendor sponsors worked together to create a memorable evening celebrating the best of the best in catering and events in the Triangle area.

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Smart Start with Dolly Parton

Posted to: Events by Donna Levy on Mar 20, 2019

On Saturday, March 2nd, Smart Start and PNC Bank, which presented the gala, hosted country star, Dolly Parton as their special guest at its 25th Anniversary Celebration, held at Marbles Kids Museum.

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Smart Start

Posted to: Events by Donna Levy on Mar 20, 2019

On Saturday, March 2nd, Smart Start and PNC Bank, which presented the gala, hosted country star, Dolly Parton as their special guest at its 25th Anniversary Celebration, held at Marbles Kids Museum.

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Pimm's Champagne Cocktail

Posted to: Recipes by Donna Levy on Apr 30, 2018

Pimm's Champagne Cocktail

Recipe By:  Donna

Serves 4

8  ounces   PIMM'S CUP NO. 1

1  each   GRANNY SMITH APPLE,   cored and cut into thin slices

2  each   ORANGES, CALIFORNIA,   cut into (8) 1/4" slices

2  each   LEMONS,   cut into (8) 1/4" slices

1  each   CUCUMBER,   cut into (4) spears, each 3?4" long

1/4  bunch   FRESH MINT,   about (4) sprigs

1  bottle   CHAMPAGNE 

Cooking Instructions

Into each of 4 highball or straight tall glasses, pour 1/4 cup Pimm's No. 1.  Add 2 apple slices, 2 orange slices, 2 lemon slices, a cucumber spear, and a mint sprig to each glass.  (If possible, the mint and cucumber should stick out of the tip of the glass.)  Fill each glass to the halfway point with Champagne, allow it to settle and then fill it to the rim.  Serve immediately.

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