Easter

Make sure your table is set not only with fabulous food this Easter, but also lots of bright pastels, cheery spring blossoms, and of course, a bunny or two. I’ve never been one to shy from patterns, especially on my table. The key to mixing patterns is color, color, color. Make sure they are complimentary in…Continue Reading “Setting the Table: Easter Entertaining”

Valentine's Day

In keeping with the single rose theme, place a single rose as the crowning star of an artificial or preserved arrangement. I am no advocate for faux flowers, but there are some high-quality specimens out there. Consider repurposing faux flowers in an arrangement by grouping them together monochromatically with their love counterparts. With a bit…Continue Reading “Grocery Store Bouquet: Gilded Rose Arrangement”

Bourbon Sweet Tea Turkey with Molasses Glaze INGREDIENTS: Serves 8-12 For the brine: 1 gallon sweet tea 1 gallon water 2 cups bourbon 1 cup salt 2 onions, quartered 4 garlic cloves, halved 2 tablespoons mustard seed 4 bay leaves 2 tablespoons whole peppercorns 1 bunch rosemary 1 bunch thyme For the turkey: 12-18 pound…Continue Reading “Bourbon Sweet Tea Turkey with Molasses Glaze”