Halloween Theme Parent Party

This weekend, we kicked off the fall season with a 4th grade parent party. My husband and I co-hosted with good friends, Dyer and Rob. Held at our friend's lovely home, Dyer curated all the Halloween decor which set the tone for a festive evening. Here are a few pictures from the party. I wish there were more but…

Pre-Holiday Dinner & Cocktails

{Spoiler Alert: MHS Friends who are attending the Pre-Holiday Dinner} Tomorrow is that dinner I mentioned a few months ago. It's come together quite nicely. I love the the wild mushroom bread pudding and festive pomegranate bits included in the dinner selection (thank you Chef Suji and her sous-chef-spouse Matthew). Martin and I are mixing…

Happy Friday

I love Formaggio Kitchen's new cover photo on Facebook, arguably the most scrumptious way to celebrate TGIF. Their kitchen is far far away from my home, but I've had them send yummy cheese treasures to friends in the Boston area. If you're in Cambridge, you must stop by, just look at their weekly dinner menu. Heavenly.

Happy Birthday, Julia

Thank you for your inspiring no-fuss approach to delicious meals. It's a warm evening so I'm keeping it simple with grilled duck pork sausages accompanied by a modest platter of marinated chèvre, heirloom tomatoes, black mission figs, and pain de epi. And, of course, we'll have some bubbly... a toast to you!

Ideas for Easter Supper

With our Easter Supper (for 12 adults & 10 children) fast approaching, I'm on a mission to find some new recipes as well as bring out old favorites. For the past 20-odd years, I've collected an abundance of cookbooks and food magazines but still love perusing various websites for fresh ideas and beautiful images. Here…