set up your own hot chocolate bar this holiday season

Temperatures are dropping and the snow is falling, it’s hot chocolate time! Everyone has their favorite way to enjoy a mug of hot cocoa and when hosting small gatherings this winter, set up a hot chocolate bar for friends and family. Toppings for your bar marshmallows toffee bits coarse sea salt mini chocolate chips chocolate… Read More set up your own hot chocolate bar this holiday season

guests for the holidays? simple recipes could elevate your hosting reputation

The holiday season has arrived, which means it’s that time of year when guests expect you to bring them some figgy pudding – or any type of pudding for that matter. After all, those guests likely subscribe to the idea that grabbing an extra slice of ham or overindulging in that box of chocolate-covered cherries… Read More guests for the holidays? simple recipes could elevate your hosting reputation

Friday’s Pair & Pour: Sauvignon Blanc with Roasted Grapes, Goat Cheese, Walnuts & Honey

Crisp, green and herby, sauvignon blanc is the perfect companion for early summer dishes. Summer may be on the horizon but here in the pacific northwest we still have a bit of damp weather and chilly temps. In other words, a typical June. This means a lot of our entertaining is still indoors, at least… Read More Friday’s Pair & Pour: Sauvignon Blanc with Roasted Grapes, Goat Cheese, Walnuts & Honey