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

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

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

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