PLATTERS & BOARDS

"I’ve done the research & my findings are extremely consistent: if you want to make people happy immediately upon entering your (home), put together an egregiously large cheese board. There are no rules, of course, but I usually start with three cheeses, one soft. Three pickle-y/olive-y things, three kinds of cured meats, two or three … Continue reading PLATTERS & BOARDS

HOW TO MAKE A SIMPLE HOME-COOKED DINNER FOR 14 PEOPLE

Thursday was one of those days. I was busy all day with a full schedule of back-to back-meetings, appointments, errands, household chores, and carpool duties.  And 10 young men were coming to my home at 6pm to join my family for dinner. I started cooking at 5pm. Here is what I did: I dumped a … Continue reading HOW TO MAKE A SIMPLE HOME-COOKED DINNER FOR 14 PEOPLE