Category: Dinner

Recipe :: Strawberry Salad with Mint Vinaigrette

Strawberry season is finally here! The local strawberry season is so fleeting in New York (generally from late May to late June – most strawberries...

Party :: Mediterranean Make-Ahead Mezze Menu

  Our close friends, Tory and Dave, just moved back to NYC from San Francisco with their 1 1/2 year-old.  Thrilled to have them back,...

Recipe :: Roasted Rack of Lamb with Potatoes

Serve this complete meal for two for a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner.  It requires little advance preparation and minimal clean-up, leaving you with plenty of...

Simple & Seductive Valentine’s Day Menu

Famed food writer Craig Claiborne said: “Cooking done with care is an act of love.”  This Valentine’s Day, forget the reservations and the pricey bill, and...

New Year’s Eve Cocktail Party

Host a hip New Year’s Eve cocktail party with ideas from my monthly column on The Family Groove. www.thefamilygroove.com/dec09_TheDinnerParty.htm Check out these related posts: Tapas...

Tapas Menu

Tapas is one of my favorite theme menus to serve when hosting a cocktail party.  Compliment delicious small bites with a big batch of sangria....

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