Monthly Archives: September 2013

“What’s in Your Collection”: Brown Transferware

What is more Fall inspired than Brown Transferware? As a collector myself, I adore  beautiful brown and white pieces. Here is a little background information on the process of making transferware, in case you are interested in collecting for yourself! … Continue reading

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“Inspiring Images”: Pumpkin Cheese Ball!

Try this yummy Fall “Pumpkin Cheese Ball” the next time you entertain! What you’ll need: 8 ounces, weight Cream Cheese ¼ cups Sour Cream 1 cup Finely Shredded Cheddar Cheese ¼ cups Shredded Parmesan Cheese ½ teaspoons Teaspoon Garlic Powder 1 pinch Cayenne Powder 1 teaspoon Lemon … Continue reading

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“Entertaining Tales From Chestnut Cottage”: Apple Flan!

Kathy and I had lots of work to do on some exciting upcoming book event, so I decided to make an overnight visit to Chestnut Cottage!  Before we got down to work, Kathy took me on a little trip to … Continue reading

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“Specialties of the House”: S’mores, S’mores, S’mores!

As I said a few days ago…I love fall and I love fall entertaining. Picnics, tailgating, fall dinner parties, dining “fall alfresco”!  And one fall “speciality of the house” is the S’Mores Crème Brulee, from THE COLLECTED TABLETOP.  Just in … Continue reading

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“Inspiring Images”: Inspiration for Your Fall Entertaining

I am always looking for inspiring ideas for entertaining and thought you might enjoy these fun ideas for your fall entertaining. Like these great favor bags, full of all the makings for s’mores! And this simple, but great little twig … Continue reading

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