Super Bowl LIII is upon us and for those of us having company to watch the much anticipated game, we need a few good EASY recipes to whet the appetites of even the hungriest of fans.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.
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I don’t like being out in crowds on New Year’s Eve and I don’t like being up til 3am even more, but I do like the glamour of New Years Eve. The celebration of the year ending and the anticipation of the New Year to come, hopeful for more joy in store than the year before.Read More
Entirely roasted in the oven, this Christmas Eve dinner is easy to put together, quick to prep and delicious to eat.Read More
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
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