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Adventures in Everyday Entertaining

Autumn Tablescapes: White is the New Pumpkin

To be honest, I tend to shy away from trends when it comes to holiday decorating.  However, I have just fallen in love with white pumpkins during the fall season!  … Continue reading

October 28, 2013 · 20 Comments

Autumn Tablescapes: Falling for Candlelight

Candles just make everything more beautiful.  The glow of the soft light can turn any tablescape into a setting for a lovely evening meal shared with friends, family, or a … Continue reading

October 22, 2013 · 21 Comments

Autumn Tablescapes: Classic Elegance

Autumn provides a wonderful opportunity for some formal entertaining.  Whether it be for Thanksgiving or just an elegant dinner with friends, the cooler weather is the perfect time to make … Continue reading

October 17, 2013 · 23 Comments

Holiday Entertaining: Making the Most Out of Your Space

When planning our ‘Thankful with Friends’ dinner party, we were faced with a challenge of space.  We were not having a huge party, but still — where do we fit … Continue reading

November 27, 2012 · 12 Comments

Holiday Entertaining: Sage Dinner Rolls

You’ll have to forgive the picture for not being mine.  In the rush of getting everything served for our ‘Thankful with Friends’ dinner party this past weekend, I failed to … Continue reading

November 21, 2012 · 13 Comments

2LC: Holiday Entertaining – Cremini and Shitake Mushroom Stuffing

Stuffing is considered a staple of the Thanksgiving meal.  For this year’s ‘Thankful with Friends’, I needed to make sure the stuffing was not only vegetarian, but vegan as well.  … Continue reading

November 21, 2012 · 10 Comments

Holiday Entertaining: Don’t Forget Pie!

We love pie in our household.  And there is a bit of a reason.  My pie recipes have been passed down from my family and they are extremely great!  That … Continue reading

November 20, 2012 · 9 Comments

Holiday Entertaining: Mini Cornbread Muffins, Gluten-Free

Cornbread is the perfect option for your gluten-free guest this Thanksgiving.  The recipe I used comes from With Style & Grace, which focuses on delicious gluten-free recipes. Mini Cornbread Muffins … Continue reading

November 20, 2012 · 7 Comments

Holiday Entertaining: Gluten-Free Rosemary Pan Gravy

I love gravy.  Pour it on my turkey, pour it on my mashed potatoes, I love it.  But it can also be my cooking nemesis.  Making excellent gravy is an … Continue reading

November 20, 2012 · 7 Comments

Holiday Entertaining: Brined Roast Turkey

The star — the main attraction!  For many, that is the turkey at Thanksgiving.  Our turkey came from our local butcher, Westphalia Market, and was raised on a small farm. … Continue reading

November 20, 2012 · 12 Comments