Noel Charcuterie Tray — snapshotsincursive

What’s Cooking in Gail’s Kitchen? Enjoyable Eats: Noel Charcuterie Tray! Everyone loves a party. As the host or hostess, you should too. Instead of picking up a ho-hum relish tray at the local supermarket, make a charcuterie tray because they’re fun…and easy entertaining. Basically, it consists of cured meats, cheeses, nuts, fruit, and olives. And […]…

Thanksgiving Turkey Dessert Board — Home is Where the Boat Is

Create a Turkey Dessert Board for easy entertaining to celebrate Thanksgiving or Friendsgiving. Customizable and fun to create, you’ll serve up smiles and satisfy everyone’s sweet tooth too. This turkey dessert board is as fun to make as it is to eat, ideal for Friendsgiving or family members in town over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend! […]…

Sugar and Charm — Discover

Need cocktail ideas, cupcake inspiration, or a table setting chart for a tea party? Sugar and Charm, a 2019 Saveur Blog Award finalist for “Best Entertaining Blog,” has you covered — and then some! Sugar and Charm — Discover

A Spring-Inspired Cheese Board with Pickled Fennel By Wild Greens And Sardines

A Spring-Inspired Cheese Board with Pickled Fennel By  Wild Greens And Sardines A Spring-Inspired Cheese Board with Pickled Fennel For my spring inspired cheese board, I’ve included: Cheese — use an assortment of cheese (soft, semi-hard, hard, marinated) Castello Danish Blue and Castello Creamy Havarti Fruit/Vegetables/Nuts — don’t be afraid to add some color pickled fennel…

Dumplings + Potstickers By Dinner With Julie

Dumplings + Potstickers By Dinner With Julie Dumplings + Potstickers “We don’t wait for lunar new year to make dumplings around here – they’re one of W’s favourite foods, and long ago we started filling and pinching them together. It’s not as difficult as it looks, a great way to spend 20 minutes catching up…

Fondue in a Pumpkin By Wild Greens And Sardines

Fondue in a Pumpkin By Wild Greens And Sardines Cheese is my weakness. Cupcakes don’t do it for me. Ditto for donuts. But give me a hunk of cheese and now we’re talking. One of my favorite cheeses is a raw, Basque sheep’s milk cheese, Ossau-Iraty, that I discovered at a farmers’ market in Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port, France (before…

Authentic Suburban Gourmet: Classic French Onion Soup 

This week the days have been a bit warmer in the Bay Area, yet the evenings are crisp. I crave a brilliant bowl of piping hot soup when there is a chill in the air and the sky is dark. It brings a sense of comfort and warmth. Our fireplace has gone non-stop this winter and it brings us much joy.

 A Funny Story From Sarah … A Mary Verses Martha Story

A Mary Verses Martha Story: How To Become The Right Kind Of Hostess (And What I Was Doing Wrong )by Teresa Swanstrom Anderson  AND A True Story From My Teens.  From Sarah : It is  always better to enjoy your time with your guests than it is to worry about what dishes to use and…