Category: Books

Forest Feast Gatherings: A Sweet Ending and Easy Tray Centerpieces

The Novel Bakers are back with more feasting and gathering from The Forest Feast Gatherings: Simple Vegetarian Menus for Hosting Friends & Family by Erin Gleeson. Lushly illustrated with hundreds of watercolor drawings and photographs, The Forest Feast Gatherings is an inspiring reference for anyone who wants to share good food with good friends, simply, easily, and beautifully. If you…

The Novel Bakers Present The Forest Feast Gatherings by Erin Gleeson

I’m joining the The Novel Bakers with The Forest Feast Gatherings: Simple Vegetarian Menus for Hosting Friends & Family by Erin Gleeson, New York Times bestselling author of The Forest Feast. Forest Feast Gatherings is her new gorgeously illustrated cookbook, packed with 100 brand-new vegetarian recipes and fan favorites from her blog, designed for relaxed entertaining. I…

A Lakeside Table with Pfaltzgraff Villa della Luna Dinnerware

I’m lakeside at the table with the vibrant collection of Villa della Luna Dinnerware by Pfaltzgraff. Villa della Luna by Pfaltzgraff was created as a magical collection of dinnerware and accessories based on the art of Jana Kolpen and Mary Tiegreen in ‘Dancing with the Moon, a Story of Love at the Villa della Luna’. The centuries-old traditions of Italian…

Cinco de Mayo: A Fiesta of Flavor and Recipes!

Cinco de Mayo is in cuatro days and I have a round-up of recipes with a fiesta of flavor for your celebration! Click on the links in red for a taste and the complete recipe. To start your fiesta, let’s mix a Cucumber Margarita! This is a favorite margarita we enjoy in the summer with the cool and refreshing flavor of cucumber…

Pack a Picnic and National Picnic Day!

April 23rd is National Picnic Day and kicks off  the season to pack a basket, grab a blanket or quilt and head outdoors! In celebration of picnic season, I packed a post with picnics, portable salads, and menu ideas from the archives! Click on the links in red to revisit the posts for picnic inspiration and recipes :)…