We noticed this great post from Penny Plastic over the break. She threw another under-$100 dinner party (inspired by this one), to see if she could do better. Go see how it turned out, and if she made budget! Plus some great pantry storage and recipes for light eating below.
• Can You Host A Dinner Party For Under One Hundred Bucks? at The Adventures of Penny Plastic. You can also find the recipes she used here.
• Heart of Celery Salad - Easy and good winter salad.
• Fava Bean Soup with Mint at the New York Times.
• Great pantry design at Midwest Cabinet Design.