Monthly Archives: October 2011

The Kitchen at Chestnut Cottage

  You often hear me talking about my home, Chestnut Cottage.  Today I’d like to share with you photos of the kitchen at Chestnut Cottage.  I love to entertain and the kitchen is where it all begins!  As we end … Continue reading

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Meet me at Tobi’s!

  Today I’m guest blogging over at Tobi’s Blog!  Come on over and check out my post on “collected” kitchens! Click Here for Tobi’s Blog    

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Biltmore Forest Event

  I recently held a book signing and presentation for my book The Collected Tabletop at the Biltmore Forest Country Club in Asheville, North Carolina.  Today I thought I would share some photos from that event. There was a great … Continue reading

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Patterns of the Month

Today it’s time for my patterns of the month! China: For October’s china pattern of the month , I selected Bernardaud’s exquisite fine china pattern “Grand Versailles.”  I love its glorious, warm fall color palette of terra cotta and a … Continue reading

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Copper Cookware

  My favorite cookware is Mauviel Professional Copper Cookware.  This cookware, from legendary French cookware maker Mauviel, has stainless steel interiors and has a commercial weight of 2.5 mm thick copper. I love the cast-iron handles of this particular series. Other pieces … Continue reading

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