From Our Home to Yours


Arugula and Fig Salad

Susan, DeeDee, Mary, Nancy, Donna, and Sally DEAR FRIENDS, Donna Lawhon is a girl after my own heart! We love to talk about food, cooking, and entertaining. This fabulous and effortless Arugula and Fig salad recipe is from her. We served it one night at a dinner party for 16 … clearly, it increases well!…

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Roasted Fall Vegetables

DEAR FRIENDS, About this time last year Sonja and Richard Nichols and Ed and I were hosting our first Making Your People My People Dinner. See the Fall Porchetta newsletter on the BLOG. Since then, we have enjoyed several more dinners with this treasured group of new friends. We are truly getting to know each other, becoming real…

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Fall’s Baked Pasta Casserole

DEAR FRIENDS, Ah … fall is truly here … your children are back in school, friends have returned from summer travel, meetings have resumed, and the weather is cooler. Okay, well maybe the weather isn’t cooler. Honestly! Happens every year, right? Mother Nature snickers as we’re trying to obey fall fashion rules in 90-degree weather….

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