Five Ways to Make Your Mom’s Day

As a mother, I have learned that the perfect Mother’s Day gift, is time spent together. What better way to make your mother’s day than by bringing all of her favorite people under one roof? Here are five ways to make your mom’s day.

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The Ultimate Gift Guide for a Joyous Holiday Season

The holidays are my favorite time of year. It’s a time to spend with family and close friends, enjoy decadent dishes, and my favorite –exchange thoughtful gifts. Most of those I shop for love spending time in the kitchen like I do. Whether your loved one is a cooking aficionado, a helpful hand during prep […]

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Hip Hops: Bring the Holiday Cheer with Trending Beer

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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Fourth of July Flavors That Will Set Off Fireworks

The Fourth of July means family, fun and exceptional food. From sparkling cocktails, to hot-off-the-grill entrées, to festive desserts, this year, I’m going all out with the celebrations. Here are my favorite red, white and Thermador blue recipes for the ultimate Independence Day party. Nothing says Fourth of July like the quintessential cocktail, and this […]

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Standout Side Dishes for an Exceptional Memorial Day Celebration

The summer season officially kicks off with Memorial Day Weekend. What better way to celebrate than by throwing the ultimate barbecue for family and friends? With the main course often taking center stage, I make every effort to ensure my side dishes are just as exceptional. From crowd-pleasing pasta salad, to sumptuously sweet coleslaw, here […]

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From Generation to Generation: Memorable Mother’s Day Recipes

On Sunday, one of the most special days of the year arrives – Mother’s Day! There’s no better way to celebrate than by gathering with those nearest and dearest and preparing family favorites that have been enjoyed from generation to generation. Here are some of my favorite recipes that stand the test of time and […]

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