Dinner for 4 with Linguine with Shrimp and Green Onions

Linguine with Shrimp and Green Onions

Creamy perfect winter-into-spring pasta dish, Linguine with Shrimp and Green Onions, perfect to serve at any dinner party! Dinner invitations are tricky, yes. But they don’t have to be complicated. Sometimes they just require a little thought about who you’re in the mood to gather with, or who you...

Posh Camping and 20-Minute Creamy Salsa Chicken Tenders

Creamy Salsa Chicken Tenders

This 20-Minute Creamy Salsa Chicken Tenders recipe is quick and easy, easy to double for a large party! At a recent party we hosted in our home, little did my husband and I know that our guests were using our guest outside bathroom with no lights, only a dim...

Love Comes in a Potluck Dish: With Black Bean Salad Stuffed Endive

Black Bean Salad Stuffed Endive

When I see food’s bright colors, it makes me really happy. This easy Black Bean Salad Stuffed Endive appetizer recipe brings reflection on a recent dinner party that we hosted, which was lively, spirited, and so full of laughter. Bright, beautiful foods. Bright beautiful people. Is entertaining a waste...

Camellia-Inspired Table + Menu with Roasted Rosemary Flatbread

Roasted Rosemary Flatbread

This camellia blooms table inspiration + menu, and Roasted Rosemary Flatbread recipe, is perfect for springtime entertaining! Table flowers are so easy to style, especially if you’re using a branch or two, and keep the choice of blossoms simple! With our almost 70 degree weather in our backyard last...

8 Tips to Ease into Entertaining with Orange Nutella Bruschetta

Orange Nutella Bruschetta

This Orange Nutella Bruschetta is bites of creamy Nutella chocolate with mandarin orange on buttery, crunchy toast. Goodness gracious – delicious for a light dessert, too. Hey, friends … Happy Friday! Today I thought I’d talk about how to ease into entertaining, how to greet our guests, keep it...

Somewhere Over the Rainbow with Baked Pistachio Lemon Salmon

Baked Pistachio Lemon Salmon

Today I’m sharing one of our daughter’s favorite recipes, Baked Pistachio Lemon Salmon, in honor of her last year in our home before heading off to college. This is for you, Abigail Ellen Rose! And when it rains on your parade, look up rather than down. Without the rain,...

Grandma’s Love and Sweet Potato Borscht

Sweet Potato Borscht

The deep flavor of root vegetables in this Sweet Potato Borscht, along with fresh dill, leaves the soup rustic and chunky, with a sweet, creamy broth, unclouded by starch that might be released by using white potatoes. What I love about entertaining is that we can relax and have...

A Love Gift to Others and Best Beet Appetizer Recipe

Best Beet Appetizer

This Best Beet Appetizer is fresh, simple, healthy, elegant, and every bite is full of amazing flavor! Since I’m still stuck on February being “the month of love,” I thought a lot about this quote that my cousin shared on Facebook, and have pondered the significance of loving and...