Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday because it’s just about the food and the family, with no extra expectations or requirements. A meal that’s rife with memories and laughter and rich, satisfying food that you don’t normally eat.
Category: At the Table
Tom-Erik and his wife Anne-Grethe ooze gracious Norwegian hospitality, making you feel as welcome and easy as a summer sunset at their home in Kongsberg.
We sat at the breakfast room table, the four of us, for a couple of hours, telling stories, sharing our hopes and dreams for the future, and reveling in post-vaccination togetherness. It was incredibly restorative.
A quiet story about coming out of a long, silent austerity into the startlingly lush experience of in-person conversation and a meal with another couple outside of our bubble.
The Grill-Meister and I celebrated Valentine’s of 2020 at Field’s restaurant in Bay St. Louis; we’re reliving the memory with the photos.
A homemade meal, a bottle of wine, and a great conversation. It was a perfect little party for three – my niece, her partner and me.
Food is art! These beautifully arranged culinary exhibits at a workshop in Paris made me feel satisfied before I even took the first bite.
Food & Wine published a compilation of seminal and iconic food photography – it’s truly foodie-worthy.
A well-worn family cookbook, Great Tastes from the Texas Coast, provides my late Mom’s guidance for antipasto success.
Perfect for fall parties, Tuscany-Texas Goat Cheese Spread is a burst of fresh flavors atop salty, creamy goat cheese.
Steak is on the menu at a tiny dinner party at Glover Gardens with international guests.
A rosemary wreath dresses up the standby party platter of cheese, salami and olives.
This blogging thing is fun, especially the connections with other bloggers and the ideas they share and inspire. One of the blogs I subscribe to is Last Night’s Feast, where blogger Sara occasionally makes a post called Pretty Things, a collection of unrelated links and […]
Keep the activities to a minimum, and the wine and stories coming. Conde Nast Traveler published an article that perfectly captures my philosophy about entertaining: How to Throw a Dinner Party Like a Parisian . I think I must be part Parisian.