Category Archives: Food

Cranberry Layer Cake!

 As I promised, this is the cake I made for the holiday dinner party earlier in the week.  The cake is very moist, but a bit “crumbly” when cutting.  It was a big hit and keeps wells in the refrigerator. … Continue reading

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Holiday Dinner Party at Chestnut Cottage!

The table is set and ready for our first 2016 holiday dinner party!    I love using the blown glass martini glasses from The Collected Tabletop for serving either a shrimp cocktail or a small salad. This menu included a … Continue reading

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Happy (very late!) Thanksgiving & Welcome to Christmas at Chestnut Cottage!

I apologize for my absence at The Collected Room! Several of my wonderful readers have contacted me to see if I am still alive and everything is alright. Indeed I am alive and things are getting smoothed out after an … Continue reading

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Entertaining Tales From Chestnut Cottage: Food, Glorious Food!

I thought you might enjoy a couple of recipes from last week’s dinner party menu at Chestnut Cottage. Two of my favorites on the menu were the Blueberry Goat Cheese Tarts and my very old Summer Squash Casserole. The delicious … Continue reading

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Final Simple Pleasures… Feeding Your Soul!

Today I will wrap up this little series on my passions that so feed my soul! My hope is that this series will be food for thought for each of you. I hope that in some way it has inspired … Continue reading

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