As a kid, setting the table was sort of a right of passage for me. With about 25 guests to feed on Thanksgiving, it was an annual ritual to set the table the night before. Linens were ironed one by one, china was arranged around the table, serving pieces were counted and earmarked for each dish being served. Glassware and cutlery were stacked side by side, and last, but not least, the flowers were gingerly placed in the middle like putting the cherry on an ice cream sundae: we were ready.Read More
This is not a place to find super trendy styles or a huge amount of of DIY projects that never get done. This is a modern guide for Home Economics with every day applications so that we can all live better lives: Preservation, Collections, Cooking, Housekeeping, Home Styling, Gardening, Entertaining, Gifting and Etiquette.
Filtering by Category: Entertaining
One recipe of my own that has always been a crowd pleaser, and an annual tradition, is my Cumin-spiced Cashew Nuts. I have been making this recipe ever since I started my career catering and without fail, I am always asked for the recipe. I received this recipe from an old friend of mine in upstate New York and as tradition would dictate, for the past 23 years, these nuts have always made an appearance at Thanksgiving.Read More