The holidays are here, which for my home means countless celebrations with loved ones. We all look forward to the traditional dishes and desserts that make this time of year especially sweet, but when it comes to getting the party started, I always kick off the festivities with an array of exceptional sips. While wines […]

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Holiday chicken recipe, cocktails and dessert

Delight in the Season: What’s Cooking for the Holidays

‘Tis the season for food, family and friends. From festive cocktails, to dinner dishes and desserts, I love to prepare my take on traditional favorites. Whether I’m holiday hosting or taking a dish to share, I always lock in the exceptional flavors of the season. Here are some of my favorites. Appetizers and hors d’oeuvres […]

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’Tis the Season: Top Tips to Prepare Your Home for the Holidays

It’s the most wonderful time of the year—delicious recipes, cozy and inviting spaces, and heart-warming visits from friends and family. If you’re looking for fresh home entertaining ideas to get into the holiday spirit, here are some of my favorite ways to celebrate that will sweep you and your guests away. Designed by Lisa Mende […]

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What’s Your Fridge Organization Style?

When it comes to organization, how I arrange my refrigerator surprisingly reveals a lot about my personality. I love hosting spontaneous gatherings, so my fridge is often stocked with fresh hor d’oeuvres and my favorite white wines. A glimpse into a host’s fridge can be very telling. What does your refrigerator reveal about your personality? […]

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Thermador Transforms the Luxury Culinary Experience with Revolutionary New Cooking Appliances

Since 1916, Thermador has been synonymous with exceptional. We introduced America to the cooktop, rolled out steam and convection ovens and opened the door to personalization with column refrigeration. Now, Thermador is transforming the culinary experience even further with the introduction of highly innovative new cooking appliances, spanning two distinct, newly designed collections: Masterpiece® and […]

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Wickedly Delicious Recipes for a Scary Fun Halloween

Halloween is almost here, and I can’t wait to get spooked. As one of my favorite holidays of the year, it’s the perfect time to celebrate with friends and have some good old-fashioned fun. There is nothing I love more than a wickedly-good costume party, and there is no better time than now to play […]

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Set the Stage with Steam: 5 Unexpected Steam Oven Uses

There’s no better place to foster creativity and hone new skills than in the kitchen. And as you can imagine, when I discovered my Thermador Masterpiece® Steam and Convection Oven could be used in five unexpected ways, I jumped at the chance to take my product knowledge to the next level. Steam used to be […]

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Sparkle Through Every Course: Thermador Reimagines Dish Care with The Radiance Collection

Thermador has always been a brand that sets new standards, then raises them higher. So, after redefining dish care with our own unique luxury dishwasher category, Thermador introduces The Radiance Collection: a show-stopping new collection of dishwashers brimming with ultra-luxe innovations and designed for the ultimate entertainer. With the introduction of the statement-making Glass Care […]

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Styles We Love: A Touch of Texture

When it comes to kitchen design, there’s a secret to taking your space to the next level that all design mavens know: nothing adds depth and intrigue to a room like eye-catching textures and striking patterns. From warm woods, to bare brick, to striking tiles, texture enhances the feeling of the room – whether comfortable […]

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