the shower || the food

this weekend was so great! nicole & lindsay threw a baby shower for me and it was spectacular.
besides them already being the best friends a girl could ask for,
they put on an unbeatable"little man" shower.
i didn't have to take one picture (♥) so i'll post more when i get my paws on them.

we had a brunch with crepes, fruit, sweet breads, cupcakes, & ham and cheese sliders.
let me first preface that the first time jenna made these sliders, i was literally tripping out.
so incredibly delicious!! being the angel that she is she made them for me again.
and then proceeded to send me home with another batch for a super bowl party.
now, that's love.

you can find the recipe for these delectables at jenna's recipe blog Just Cook Already (my go-to.)
but here it is again:
24 good white rolls (she uses Shirley's)
24 pieces good honey ham
24 small slices Swiss cheese
1/3 mayo
1/3 cup miracle whip

{poppy seed sauce}

1 1/2 TBSP poppy seeds
1 1/2 TBSP yellow mustard
1 stick butter, melted
1 TBSP minced onion
1/2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce

in a small bowl, mix together mayo & miracle whip. spread into both sides of the center of each roll. place a slice of ham & a slice of Swiss inside of each roll. close rolls & place into a large baking dish or heavy cookie sheet. place very close together.
in a medium bowl, whisk together all of the poppy seed sauce ingredients. pour evenly over all of the sandwiches. let sit 10 minutes, or until butter sets slightly. cover with foil & bake at 350 for 12-15 minutes or until cheese is melted. uncover & cook for 2 additional minutes. serve warm.


Busy Bee Lauren said...

Oy! Everything is so cute. And now I want a slider...

jenna said...

oh i look hideous. i'll send you pics asap.

Brittany said...

But seriously...I'm making those sliders ASAP. Your shower was adorable. And perfectly little-manly. Congrats!

cherice said...

Em im so sorry i couldn't stay! the food looked so good too and i was pissed i couldn't eat it! anyway hope you liked the gift. you are kinda hard to pick clothes out for by the way. your taste well exceeds mine! anyway so excited for you! we are so close!!!!!

A & A Hooper said...

i love best friends!

that food...YUM! i'm suddenly STARVING looking at the pictures... i hate it when that happens!

Anonymous said...

ooo that looks so cute- plus so yummy

{lindy baker cakes} said...

great shower, great company, great girl, great baby. :)

Lindsey S. said...

What cleaver ideas they had! And those sliders look amazing! I might just have to make them one day.

Jene and Megan said...

So fun and yummy!! It's great to have good friends! =)

Kayla R. said...

it was such a wonderful shower!!! SOOO FUN!!! LOVE YOU

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