Tag Archives: Menus

A 4th of July of July Picnic Menu.

Here’s what’s cooking up north this 4th of July. We actually have two picnics–one for the parade, and another that evening (a family’s gotta eat, right?). I love this menu, and even though none of us is eating gluten-free right …

Posted in Menus | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Ruby Red Grapefruit-St. Germain Mimosa

By now it’s crystal clear that St. Germain tastes good with just about anything you can think of to pair it with. If you ask my brothers, it’s even better on its own, on the rocks, when late evening comes …

Posted in Stories and Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

An Easter Brunch Menu

Even though I’ve had Lebanon on the brain lately, there is one place and one place only that Easter memories take me. That is to Fostoria, Ohio, where I ate my first pillow soft, yellow sugar-coated Peep. Alice made each …

Posted in Menus | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

A Valentine’s Day Dinner Menu

Braised short ribs, Maureen Abood

I like to go out on Valentine’s Day for dinner about as much as I like to stay out all night on New Year’s Eve. You’ve got double the number of tables in the house, and “Prix Fixe,” overpriced, molten-chocolate-blah …

Posted in Menus | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

A Christmas Eve Menu, with ideas and tips

Somewhere along the line, our Christmas feast shifted from Christmas day to Christmas Eve. Our Eve used to be the seven of us, along with Sitto, Aunt Hilda and everyone’s favorite cousin, Alberta. Hilda liked a screwdriver to kick off …

Posted in Menus | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments