Tag "Entertaining"

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Watermelon Cupcakes

My friend Dorna goes all out for birthdays. Her daughter Violet and Esme have been best friends since before they were three. I’m always teasing her about how crafty she

By Meal Type

French Toast Nuggets Stuffed with Lemon Ricotta

I feel bad posting this recipe this week. With the new documentary FED UP having hit theatres last week, my timing on a maple syrup-laden breakfast isn’t so perfect. Although

Snacks & Desserts

Lisa’s Letters Home: Chocolate Pots with a Side of Siena

It’s always a bit tricky when we have people over for supper. We don’t want to inflict our dietary choices on unsuspecting friends (“Here, I made you a crustless cheesecake

Strategies

Chef Amanda On How to Throw a Dinner Party

Throwing a real grown up dinner party is overwhelming for the accomplished host/hostess.  To those with little experience it can be terrifying.  We recently hosted Al’s family’s Thanksgiving Dinner and have

Vegetables

Lisa’s Letters Home: Strata

It was my mother-in-law’s 70th birthday gathering last weekend, and she decided on a brunch family get together for the Sunday. I love brunch. Brunch reminds me of home, and of 

Round-Ups

Roundup: Brunch Ideas

Do you have family visiting for the holidays? Are you going to visit family? Who is making breakfast? If it’s you then this is your life jacket. Each of these recipes are

Articles

Entertaining Week: Recipe roundup

The biggest weekend of the summer (in my book at least) is just around the corner. I’m not sure about you, but I intend to spend it with as much

Appetizers

Cobb Salad

What’s the best part of summer entertaining? I love that meals can be simple – some grilled meat, a bit of salad, a bowl of berries – and everyone is

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