CC Holiday Gift Guide Part 3: Cookbooks!

December 12, 2012 § Leave a comment

There’s something about holiday gift giving that makes me yearn for cookbooks. I love receiving new ones from my family around Christmas. Here are eight I’ve got my eye on this year. I’m specifically excited about Deb’s cookbook to finally see how that all came together, and Seoultown Kitchen, since Korean pub food is something I absolutely love but have no idea how to make at home.  What about you guys? Any cookbooks…


Honeycrisp and Gorgonzola Crostini

December 10, 2012 § Leave a comment

Aaaaand it’s Monday. I swear, I think the week goes by fast and then the weekend arrives only to pass by ten times faster! This one was a busy one, but we packed in a lot of good stuff. Friday night was some music and dinner with friends. I came home to find my mascara all messed up from laughing so hard at dinner- the best. On Saturday, JenJohnny, and I shot the next edition of our NYC Entertaining series in my apartment. You guys…

Christmas Cookies: Pretty Packaging

December 6, 2012 § Leave a comment

One of my favorite things of the holiday season- and actually the year- is baking cookies. It’s especially fun in December, because you can make literally every cookie recipe that catches your eye, and then pass them off by the plateful to eagerly awaiting neighbors and friends. I received a box in the mail the other day that had the most gorgeous packaging, and it made me…

Setting the Table: Winter Metallics

December 4, 2012 § Leave a comment

I love this time of year, but it always seems to fly by before I even get a chance to wrap my head around it. I think it would benefit anyone to make a conscious effort to slow down a bit and enjoy every moment possible. Holiday parties with friends and family are a great way…

CC Holiday Gift Guide Part 2

November 29, 2012 § Leave a comment

Have you started holiday shopping yet? Dare I ask if anyone is already done? I think finding the perfect gift can definitely be on the challenging side. It’s hard to find the right balance between something slightly luxurious, yet still practical. For my picks this week, I’ve tried to include a mix of things that I would use or admire, and that are beautifully designed. On the practical side, I know the Plenty cookbook is something that would get a lot of use, and the teakettle is something I would look forward to using each day. That adorable frenchie actually has a hidden practicality…

Thanksgiving Leftovers

November 23, 2012 § Leave a comment

Hi there! Hope you had the best Thanksgiving ever, and are getting some serious shopping in today (or just relaxing, if shopping with massive crowds isn’t your thing). If you have a little too much turkey on your hands, lucky for you, I made a handy Thanksgiving leftover flow chart. These recipes are for when you get tired of sandwiches, and want to reinvent your leftovers a bit. Hope you enjoy!

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 22, 2012 § Leave a comment

Happy Thanksgiving, guys! May you fill yourselves to the brim today! And for those of you not based in the States, rest assured I’ll eat extra pie for you. I’ve got about a million and one things to be thankful for- far too many to list here- but do know how thankful I am for each and every one of you who visit this site every day. Your support means everything!

Happy eating!  xx

Ps: Follow along with my feast on instagram 🙂

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