A Virtual Surprise Party and A Million Real Thanks

From Nibbles and Hors d’Oeuvres:

Hummus and Cheez-it-ish Crackers, made by Katrina at Baking and Boys
Saint-Germain-des-Pres Onion Biscuits, made by Jaime at Good Eats ‘n Sweet Treats
Savory Cheese and Chive Bread, made by Lynne at Honey Muffin

From Soups:

Corn Soup, made by Holly at PheMOMenon
Spiced Squash, Fennel & Pear Soup, made by Steph at A Whisk and A Spoon
From Salads, Starters and Small Plates:
Tomato-Cheese Tartlets, made by Jessica at My Baking Heart
Spinach and Bacon Quiche, made by Di at Di’s Kitchen Notebook
Fresh Tuna, Mozzarella and Basil Pizza, made by Leslie at Lethally Delicious
Pumpkin-Gorgonzola Flan, made by Jessica at Cookbook Habit
From Chicken and  Duck:
Duck Breasts with Fresh Figs, made by Nancy at The Dogs Eat the Crumbs
Roast Chicken for Les Paresseux, made by Susan at Doughmesstic
Curried Chicken, Peppers & Peas en Papillote, made by Marthe at Culinary Delights (not pictured)
From Beef, Veal, Pork and Lamb:
Bistrot Paul Bert Pepper Steak with Bacon, Mushrooms and Frites, made by Holly at PheMOMenon
Fresh Orange Pork Tenderloin, made by Holly at PheMOMenon
From Fish and Seafood:
Mussels and Chorizo with Pasta, made by Spike at Spike Bakes
Almond Flounder Meuniere, made by Monica at SweetBites
From Vegetables and Grains:
Garlicky Crumb-Coated Broccoli, made by Mary at Popsicles and Sandy Feet
Brown-Sugar Squash and Brussels Sprouts, made by Katya at Second Dinner
Pumpkin Stuffed with Everything Good, made by Natalia at gatti fili e farina
From Desserts:
Marie-Helene’s Apple Cake, made by Amy at AmyRuth Bakes
Beurre Noisette Visitandine with Nutella and Toasted Hazelnuts, made by Holly at PheMOMenon
Crepes with Strawberries, Bananas and Nutella, made by Linda at A Tender Crumb
Merci a million times over.  I don’t know what I did to deserve such wonderful friends, but I’m so glad I have them.  This has been a remarkable birthday.
With love and thanks — Dorie

Dorie Greenspan