A Holiday Table That Will Take You Through The Whole Season

November 13, 2017 by Melissa | 0 Comments

I love cooking and entertaining at the holidays. I especially love setting a beautiful table.  I think that setting the mood for a holiday meal is half of what makes the meal special. But, one thing I don’t like is … Continue reading

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Ready to Roast

August 21, 2017 by Melissa | 0 Comments

Image courtesy of WilliamsSonoma.com All of the sudden, it seems like fall is upon us.  Kids are heading back to school, stores are stocking coats and boots, and cooking magazines are featuring slow roasted and braised dishes. The fall is my … Continue reading

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Top Three Summer Desserts

May 16, 2017 by Melissa | 0 Comments

My Food & Wine magazine recently arrived in the mail.  When I saw the berry Pavlova on the cover (recipe here), I started thinking about my favorite summer time desserts.  When the heat is on, I prefer something a bit … Continue reading

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Modern Easter Eggs

April 11, 2017 by Melissa | 0 Comments

This year, I tried to decide my hand at modern Easter eggs.  Traditionally, we have been in the PAAS egg-dying camp.  My kids love putting in the color tablets and watching them fizz in a little white vinegar.  But, let’s … Continue reading

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The Easter Table

April 6, 2017 by Melissa | 0 Comments

Image courtesy of Veranda.com I love Spring and I especially love celebrating Easter.  While we are not particularly religious, we typically mark the day with baskets from the Easter Bunny, an Easter egg hunt for the little ones, and a family brunch.  One … Continue reading

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