Tag Archives: food

Our Christmas Eve Menu

Cocktails — Christmas Cosmopolitans Appetizer — Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp Salad — Green Leaf Lettuce, Beet, Goat Cheese, And Walnut Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette Entree — Roast Beef Tenderloin Sides — Scalloped Potatoes & Fast Buttery Peas Dessert — Bananas Foster Wines — Smoking Loon Viognier & Darioush Duel (All recipes from America’s Test Kitchen Family Cookbook) […]

It’s The People, Stupid!

This morning I have remnants of delicious exhaustion. I asked a few friends to gather Memorial Day and celebrate an all-day Italian feast. Our location was “off the grid” at the rustic but elegant lodge, arbor and organic gardens on the stunning 2,000 acres of Kalein@Round Cove near Winchester, Tennessee. Nordeck and Mary Claire Thompson […]