entertaining

our christmas

by amy 27 December 2010

christmas this year? it was fantastic.  we got up + popped open a bottle of sparkling wine. honey cracked open a pomegranate (like a ninja), + we paired the seeds with greek yogurt + honey. we made sure to make enough cinnamon rolls to share with friends + family. then we sat down + ate [...]

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christmas brunch menu + a call for ideas!

by amy 17 December 2010

our christmas festivities with family typically don’t begin until the afternoon, so last year, honey + i decided to plan a christmas morning sparkling wine brunch at home for just the two of us. it was such a fun, relaxing start to the day that we knew we had to make it a yearly tradition. [...]

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the bostonians descended upon nashville

by amy 6 December 2010

as many of you know, my parents visited us this past weekend from boston + we had a wonderful time with them. on friday, we had drinks at our house, then went out to a fabulous dinner at park cafe. on saturday, they explored downtown franklin + the beautiful countryside, then in the evening we [...]

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sneak peak of saturday’s menu

by amy 3 December 2010

my parents are visiting from boston this weekend, + of course, i couldn’t let the weekend pass without having a little dinner party. while this menu is not 100% final, it’s pretty close to what it will be. first course: chicken + tomato posole – this was on the blog in october, + try as [...]

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chocolate raspberry martini + old-fashioned

by amy 15 October 2010

it’s friday! + you know what’s good on a friday? a decadent dessert cocktail, that’s what. today’s recipe is for chocolate raspberry martinis, one of my favorite dessert cocktails. dessert cocktails are typically served post-dinner, either in lieu of, or alongside, dessert. however, after a big meal, i find that these can be a bit [...]

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