Party Menu: Summer Bridal Shower

Kate and Matt are getting married later this summer, and I was delighted to be able to host a bridal shower for Kate to meet her extended in-laws. A backyard garden party was planned, and I got my butt in gear and spruced up the patio and surrounds to make everything nice for the day.

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Ladies Lunch: Celebration of Blood Orange

Had some friends over for lunch last week and since I had been stockpiling blood oranges from our Frog Hollow CSA box, I decided to build the lunch menu around this springtime fruit. Our Ladies-Who-Lunch Menu: Potato, Leek and Green Garlic Soup from Ina Garten’s Back to Basics Blood Orange and Bearss Lime Escabéche (I added

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Cookbook Dinner Club: Holiday Magazines

The Cookbook Book Club met last night and our theme was recipes from holiday issues of our favorite food magazines. Did not manage to take many photos myself, so I am poaching the ones I can find that go with the recipes. All the recipes were successful, and many will appear on tables this holiday

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