Fun Mardi Gras Party Plan – With Recipes!

Mardi Gras refers to the bright, vibrant festivals of excess held around the world leading up to Ash Wednesday. This year it is on March 1st – perfect time to start planning! Nowhere has the tradition taken on its own distinctive flare more than in New Orleans. A beautiful blend of French, Spanish, African, and…

Jarcuterie 101

Jarcuterie is popping up everywhere, from food blogs to five-star restaurants to your local grocery store. It’s easier to serve at home than you might think. All you need are a few tips, the right items,, and hungry friends. Jarcuterie’s Backstory Jarcuterie is based on Charcuterie, which is the French culinary tradition of preparing meats…

Ever Made a Hot Chocolate Bar?

It’s the most wonderful time of the year—hot chocolate season! And there’s no better way to celebrate than with a hot chocolate bar. It’s not only the perfect pairing for at-home cookie exchanges or gingerbread house decorating parties, but it’s also easy to adapt to any party size. Here’s how you can spread some cheer…