Food and games, lots of laughter and catching up with old friends we have not seen in a couple years is a great way to spend New Years Eve. Among friends eager to wind up the holiday season (New Years resolutions of diets being such), A An uncomplicated menu: a potluck.
- cheese and crackers
- take-out Chinese
- homemade soup
- homemade apple pie (apparently someone’s a holiday gift)
- Peanut butter balls (my spouse’s trademark treat)
- a mango cheesecake (using up ingredients from Christmas)
Living on the West Coast, the tradition of celebrating the New Year when New York City celebrates (9 PM local time) i means that the gray-haired among us get to bed at a reasonable hour, and our adult children have the option to attend another gathering with their peers. We, of course, choose the former.
Welcome to 2023.