Posts tagged: Entertaining

Maple Cinnamon Spiced Nuts

December 24, 2014 Food & Recipes
Cinnamon Spiced Nuts 4

I have a few super easy, go-to snack recipes that I have on deck when I’m entertaining at home and one of them are these yummy maple cinnamon spiced nuts. If I’m hosting a dinner these are great for people to nosh on before the meal is served and they also make the perfect little nibbles for a cocktail party. They’re crunchy, sweet and not too heavily candy-coated with a thin layer …

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Thanksgiving Wine Picks from a Master Sommelier

November 25, 2014 Entertaining Essentials
Thanksgiving Wine

During the holidays we spend so much time obsessing over menus and food prep but let’s be real people, the holidays are also an excuse for indulgent alcohol consumption! Aside from good food, I look forward to wine, wine and more wine on Thanksgiving! If you’re stumped on what wine to pair with your Thanksgiving meal, I’ve asked Alpana Singh, Master Sommelier and owner of Chicago’s …

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Holiday Table Inspiration

November 24, 2014 Entertaining Essentials
Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas Intro

When you’re spending hours in the kitchen preparing a huge holiday meal, my philosophy is to simplify your table setting as much as possible. I prefer a more casually elegant setting when I’m entertaining at home which to me feels much more inviting and unstuffy. I put this table setting together last year for an editorial and thought I’d revisit it with these never-seen-before outtake …

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