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    The summer of social re-entry is upon us in the States with vaccines rolling out, mask mandates being rolled back, weddings kicking off like it’s 2019 and of course, al fresco entertaining with heaps…

    July 9, 2021

    We hosted Easter weekend this year with my (freshly vaccinated) father, step-mother and siblings! It was so nice to entertain again, outside and to make a big meal for everybody to enjoy and eat…

    April 30, 2021
  • Thanksgiving: Tabletop

    Laying the table is one of my favorite rituals, whether it’s for a regular Tuesday evening with the family or welcoming friends and family for the holidays (sadly not this year). To me, a…

    November 22, 2020
  • Thanksgiving: Turkey Resources

    Not to ‘chicken out’, but roasting birds is just not our specialty. For the previous three years we have roasted chickens on our Green Egg, which yields the most incredible smokey moist chicken. In…

    November 22, 2020
  • Set the Scene, Prep Your Space (Physical & Mental!)

    Thanksgiving is no doubt, very, very different this year. If you’re safe, well and staying home (which we hope very much that you are on all three accounts), we want to help you infuse…

    November 22, 2020
  • Thanksgiving: Cook VS. Buy

    This is just a quick note to say that it’s completely acceptable to supplement your cooking efforts with ordering in!!! I know you know this but it can be tempting to take on the…

    November 22, 2020
  • Thanksgiving: Pantry Essentials

    You know that Nancy Meyers feeling of abundance? Well she knows all too well the power of a stocked fridge and an organized life – an almost universal appeal. The holidays is the time…

    November 22, 2020
  • Thanksgiving: Meals Around

    Prep Time Cook Time Serves 5 mins 5 mins 4-6 Ingredients One Package of smoked salmon One jar of capers. One loaf of fresh, crusty bread One lemon quartered Salted butter Black pepper Fresh…

    November 22, 2020