London’s busy sidewalks, hustle and bustle, and general air of festivity and expectation recalls the lyrics of the Christmas classic, Silver Bells.
This creamed corn is a rich, creamy dish that makes you nostalgic for the old days when life was simpler, people were kinder and you could borrow an egg from your neighbor, even if you never experienced any “old days” in that way.
Sweet Potato Stacks from Cooking Light are worthy of status as a holiday classic.
Wine Spectator provides a perfect “cooking with friends” menu with duck and root vegetables. Try this at home with friends.
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 […]
Spatchcocked turkey is everything you want in a turkey: moist on the inside, with crispy, savory, mahogany skin on the outside. Read about it here: Spatchcocked Turkey. Say What? This will be our turkey strategy again this year.
Thanksgiving means food and family and fun, and I enjoy the process of getting ready for it. Check out some of the Glover Gardens standards.
I’m not able to post a new recipe over this Labor Day long weekend, so I thought I’d share links to a few of my favorites from the grill that seem oh-so-appropos for the holiday.
There’s no place like Las Vegas. It’s glitzy, and plastic, and neon, and fun. We went to Vegas for New Year’s in 2013 to celebrate my bonus son’s 21st birthday (“bonus son” = stepson, with a more positive connotation; it means I’m “bonus mom”). It […]
I’ve always felt that the way I spend New Year’s (Eve and Day) foreshadows my experiences for the rest of the year. And it usually does: we’re either traveling with family, having a special outing with family, or spending time at home with family, celebrating […]
The Pampas Grass: a champagne drink that honors winter grapefruit juice with a sparkling and Midori compliment.