cooking, entertaining

Easy Supper with the Neighbors

We had some cocktails and some snacks, and then grilled some chicken. An easy and fun night on the porch’t. Related posts: Dinner from the Harvest at Sour Cherry Farm A Wine Tasting with the Neighbors Supper in the Orchard […]

cooking, entertaining, garden

Supper in the Orchard

A family get-together in the orchard, with the Ranchers, Grandmom, Boo, Sarah and the girls. We had a cornucopia of supper vegetables and a grilled pork chop on top: Related posts: Summer Supper in the Orchard at the Farm Supper […]


Mae, Jane, Grandmom and the Chickens

A little time in the afternoon with family. We took Mae over to see the chickens. Grandmom and Sondra got to visit with the baby. Related posts: Charlie’s Chickens Afternoons with Mae and Jane For Mother’s Day, Grandmom’s Favorite Dishes […]


Mae, Jane and Grammy Put on a Show

When Sarah and I got back from our big day of fun — seeing Memphis on Broadway and having a jaw-droppingly good lunch at Nougatine — we weren’t prepared for yet another entertainment extravaganza! But as soon as we walked […]


Irene Throws a Mad Men Party!

We’ve all got Mad Men fever, and Irene knew it. So she had us over for a viewing party, complete with such retro dishes as aspic and, well, whatever this contribution from Kris is called: Related posts: Saturday Supper: Korean […]


Garden Party at the Chisholms

We were thrilled to be invited to one of Linda’s fabulous parties: this one in her garden. Here’s Greg, chatting before dinner: Related posts: Farm and Fowl; Supper in the Garden Garden Update: Currants, Bees, Apples Recipe: Cilantro Rice with […]


Sushi with the Girls

Kelli invited the girls over for sushi, and we enjoyed catching up on her back patio. Kelli and Mel: Related posts: At the Bar at Mima, Book in Hand Fourth of July Supper: Steak, Corn, Beans and Bread. How American […]


Pretty Flowers

An intern at the paper, Colin Muldoon, brought in some flowers for both Karen and me after his time with us. Very sweet. And very pretty, too! Related posts: Lunch at Haiku in White Plains