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Marinated Feta

People need munchies while they wait for that big holiday meal. This year we went with a Mediterranean-themed appetizer spread on Thanksgiving because Katherine’s colleague used to work for an olive distributor. Hey, we find inspiration everywhere. This is colorful, … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Hummus

We wanted to do Mediterranean appetizers on Thanksgiving this year, but regular hummus didn’t seem very festive. This was as delicious as it was pretty and put some little pumpkins to use. And to think some people use those for … Continue reading

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Apple Mules

Here’s a great seasonal cocktail in case you need a little extra fortification for Thanksgiving dinner. We haven’t tried this in big batches, but if you’re expecting a crowd go ahead and upsize. Or just sneak off to the kitchen … Continue reading

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Apple Sangria

This drink is perfect for a crowd, but also light enough that if you just happen to finish the whole pitcher with the help of your lovely spouse you won’t be hurting the next day. You can make it the … Continue reading

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Cranberry Orange Punch

This is drink is pretty, simple and serves a crowd. What more could you ask for the holidays? Cranberry Orange Punch 4 cups cranberry juice 1 cup freshly squeezed orange juice, pulp strained 12 oz ginger beer or ginger ale … Continue reading

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Cranberry Sauce with Pears

We’ve had a plethora of pears this season so it seemed only right to incorporate them into cranberry sauce. For other cranberry sauce ideas from mulled wine to ginger spiced go here. Cranberry Sauce with Pears 12 ounces cranberries 2 … Continue reading

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A Colorful Array of Sides for Labor Day

Since most other sites are all about the meat, here are some options to go along with the most important part of the day. Have a great holiday! Grilled Corn Cherry Tomatoes with Herb Vinaigrette Potato and Anchovy Salad Jalapeno … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: A Mexican Feast

Since Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner it’s only fitting that this week’s roundup feature some of our favorite Mexican dishes. Picking our favorite Mexican dish is about impossible though. Check out our previous Cinco de Mayo roundups … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Easter Brunch

We thought about going out to a fancy brunch since so many restaurants in town have Easter specials, but we called for reservations to late. Instead of eating brunch on the mezzanine we’ll be eating on the patio. Now what … Continue reading

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Bourbon Iced Teas

We always have unsweet iced tea in the refrigerator. In the summer months we can’t seem to keep enough brewed. If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you may also know that we generally have bourbon on hand. Often … Continue reading

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