It is holiday time again and the bar is raised for family entertaining that will do justice to honoring mothers. Let’s face it- it can be intimidating to cook for a good cook. I decided to call in the expert for some entertaining encouragement and advice… drumroll….. Please welcome ALEX HITZ for a delightful interview! Lucky us. Alex has generously shared his time and talents with us and even given us the bonus of photographs that will make you swoon. Put on your entertaining seatbelt for this visual feast that is about to follow! Continue reading
Are you entertaining for Valentines Day? Today I am guest posting for one of my favorite bloggers, Sarah Sarna. Click on over to her blog Live The Life You Dream About for a fun Valentines dessert idea that is as delicious and easy as it is beautiful…. and prepare to have a special Valentines Day!! xoxo
Another reason to be excited about BlogTour Cologne is sponsor Miele, renown worldwide appliance manufacturer. One thing in particular that interests me about Miele is their steam cooking innovations – not only are they on the front of the steam cooking trend, they were actually the first appliance manufacturer to design and manufacture a built-in steam oven for residential use! Over a decade ago. They don’t follow the trends, they create them…
I am chomping at the bit to see their products and get to spend time with the Miele representatives at the IMM – Living Kitchen show, learning more about how to make delicious food healthy… always a priority in my home.
What is so great about a steam oven you say? Plenty: Continue reading
Well, not always healthy, but THE most amazingly fresh, melt in your mouth pastries. Gorgeous. Everywhere. Most definitely worth the indulgence. With the great weather and all of the outdoor exercise, you earn it, right? The above pastries are from Huckleberry. Continue reading
Last weekend my husband and I went out of town. I brought a stack of magazines to go through- my travel indulgence. The November issue of House Beautiful introduced me to Alex Hitz… southerner gone californian, talented chef AND designer AND avid entertainer- wow! How did I not know about this inspirational man of many talents?! I could not get enough of this article on him. Below are my thoughts when I was looking at the spread on his home.
If you get my drift, I was thinking love-love-love about most every detail of his design as I slowed down to absorb the photos. The southern influence shows in the table setting, also revealed through his design style- very handsome, a great mix of classic & contemporary, obviously someone who grew up around nice things. Boy does he have an eye for design. Continue reading
Rx for a rainy Saturday: A Dallas Farmers Market Cooking Class taught by Chef Chad Houser. Formerly of Parigi Restaurant, Chef Houser is now focusing solely on his dream to combine his culinary talents with his desire to help others as Executive Director and Executive Chef of Cafe Momentum - a noteworthy cause to Continue reading
What an honor to be the feature of Sarah ONeil’s Dining By Design series today. Sarah, who runs a successful interior custom design workroom business, a website, active social media presence and a full life outside of work, has made time to do The Dining by Design series where she has interviewed Barry Dixon, Brandon Smith, Charlotte Moss, Jamie Herzlinger, Jan Showers, Kelly Hoppen, Martyn Lawrence Bullard, Mary Douglas Drysdale, Matthew Patrick Smyth, Meredith Heron, Michael Boyd, and Patti Johnson. She is a thoughtful and gracious interviewer. Thanks for including me Sarah!
Sarah’s post here: Dining By design- Courtney Price
So, this might be a little bit out of sequence. However comma, it is an event worth sharing. It was our second evening in NYC with the Brizo team, and we had just finished a glorious mind expanding day of being educated on the Brizo products- OMG- to think that Continue reading