September 14, 2017

Charcuterie Party

It's no secret that I have a love affair with cheese and charcuterie plates. We had a small gathering at our home the other day and we put a fresh spin on the standard cheese and charcuterie plate. Filling an extra large wooden board with farmers market finds, grilled veggies, and of course artisan cheeses and finely cured meats.  It offered guests an opportunity to graze and mingle as opposed to a more traditional sit down affair, which suited our...READ MORE

March 19, 2014

5 Ways to Create a Memorable Charcuterie

My all time favorite thing to serve while entertaining is a charcuterie plate. I am constantly trying to create something new and exciting, so here are a few of my latest ideas. This is perfect for any party, gathering, or on a large scale it would be divine for a wedding. photo via The Avid Eater  // Photographer  Nicole Franzen  //  Food Stylist Lauren...READ MORE

January 29, 2013

A Favorite Food Find…

It's always a magical feeling when you discover a new food find right in your backyard. This past weekend we stumbled upon such a place, Cucina Enoteca was magic from the moment we stepped inside. From the Anthropologie inspired decor, to the miss-matched door knobs on each bathroom door, to the retro fabulous wire chairs. The details did not go unnoticed. House-made seasonal liquor infusions such as {grapefruit/lemon/min/gin} or {pinapple/serrano...READ MORE