HOW TO ASSEMBLE A FESTIVE CHEESE PLATTER + AN INTERVIEW WITH CHEESE EXPERT FRANCOIS ROBIN

festive cheese platter It’s the festive season, and if you’re anything like me then you’ve probably got a calendar packed full of cocktail parties to go to, and dinner parties to host. One of my go-to things to make—and I use the word “make” loosely here—is a nice, festive cheese platter. I like it because all it requires is a few moments of assembling things, and it’s stress-free. All you need is a visit to your local cheese counter, and a well-stocked pantry. And though they require little effort, when done properly cheese plat ... Read More





        

FRAGRANT ROAST POTATOES

fragrant roast potatoes-4 It’s the holidays! Thanksgiving came and went (and was super fun and delicious) and I’m officially in full holiday mode: the tree’s up and decorated, I’ve got carols playing on a loop, and my kitchen smells like cinnamon and ginger pretty much all the time. I can’t deny that this is my favorite time of year—people gathering around good food and enjoying each other’s company, little treats and gifts wrapped beautifully for loved ones, and a sprinkle of glitter and magic everywhere you go.  If you’re e ... Read More





        

STUFFING WITH WALNUTS, CRANBERRIES, AND SAGE

walnut, sage, cranberry stuffing-2 The holiday season is upon us! That’s kind of an awkward way to start this post, but I just didn’t know how, or where, to begin. First of all, I can’t believe we’re less than a week away from December. December! I can hardly believe it, but I’m thrilled the holidays are coming up, and I’m looking forward to next week when I’ll start making my home a little more festive. For now though, I’m looking forward to Thanksgiving weekend, as we’ve been invited to dinner at a friend’s house. It’s a potluck aff ... Read More