Vegan Caprese Pizza and Backyard Entertaining

Original post from: Gina Michele Backyard pizza parties are one of my favorite ways to entertain. As an added bonus- they’re so easy to throw! All you need are oven ready pizza crusts, fresh veggies, cheese (vegan for me) and a few great bottles of wine. I like…

French Omelet

Last month we recommended reading (or more rightfully owning a copy of) Julia Child, et al. Mastering the Art of French Cooking and here we present to you our French Omelet recipe.  The French have made an art of cooking eggs, seriously, and this dish honors that tradition.  As…

Our Top 3 Summer Entertaining Recipes

Planning a summer dinner party – or any party – can be stressful.  There’s so much to think about: food, drinks, arrangements, music…it can be overwhelming.  But it doesn’t have to be – we’ve got your back.  Here are our Top 3 recipe suggestions to help relieve your…

Gear Up for Grilling Season

Original post from: Designs of Any Kind We love summer for the obvious reason – warm sunny days, sun tans, pool parties and mimosas, everything green and blooming… the list is long! However, more than all of those things, I anxiously await summer to get out on the…

Gravlax Salad

There is nothing like a great salad.  Especially one that is great as an appetizer when hosting, but can be an incredible meal all on its own when it’s just you and a loved one.  This very versatile salad can also offer leftovers of the main ingredient for…

5 Easy Summer Entertaining Tips & Recipes

Original post from: Gold Coast Girl If you live in Chicago, then hopefully you too have been enjoying the amazing warm weather we have been having. It makes me extra happy and excited for summer. With warmer temperatures, comes more get togethers with friends and when it comes…

Blackberry Burrata Mint Crostini

Original post from: Fork in the Kitchen Cheers to the school year starting to wine-down! That’s right… school year wine-down! As a teacher, it’s been one loooong one. Even though my school is ending earlier than expected due to construction (YAY!), the last few days are seeming to slither…