Thanksgiving, then Christmas and every party in between; the holiday season is fast approaching (I know, you may think I’m crazy but seriously! It’ll be here any second) and entertaining will become or could become a regular thing. I am a fan of dinner parties, especially long-table dinners, but since summer is gone and we cannot enjoy long dinners in the outdoors, we can bring the same feeling to the indoors. Read more
In typical southern tradition, I grew up on fried chicken. A local grocery store in South Florida was known for their amazing fried chicken. It didn’t matter if it was hot or cold, it was hands down the best fried chicken ever. It tasted even better on a hot day. I might go so far and say it was the best in the world. Read more
If you’re throwing a party, there’s no better appetizer than bacon-wrapped stuffed dates. We filled these with creamy goat cheese, wrapped them up in salty and savory bacon, and baked them until they were nice and crispy. Topped with fresh green onions they make a lovely and delicious hors d’oeuvre that will perfectly complement all of your fall dinner parties! Read more
Alas we come to the last weeks of summer. My has time flown by! With Labor Day festivities upon us, there is no better time to pack up a romantic picnic with your loved one or friends and head out on a hike or to the beach! My favorite part about living in Colorado is how much there is to explore here, and there is no one I would rather explore with then my boyfriend Jeremy. We love any excuse to get outside especially if there is a delicious picnic involved!
Simple, elegant entertaining is an acquired skill, but something that I really strive to do more often. There is nothing more beautiful than fresh, farm-to-table fruits and vegetables, and simple dishes that center around local, sustainable ingredients. Read more