|The Pool was tented for the occasion.|
What makes a dish perfect for a dinner party? I’d suggest something that keeps the cook out of the kitchen so that he or she can really enjoy their dinner guests’ company as much as possible. Last weekend, we were entertaining The Bride and Groom, that is our two friends, Jill and Steven, who have the distinction of being the only
|The Wedding was
covered in “Vows”
in the New York Times.
couple who have been married at our house. Turns out, this was a mere 6 years ago. I thought it was longer, likely because it seemed to take a decade for the lawn to come back. This year, the lawn had completely recovered from its wedding bell blues—except, of course, where a small dog, who shall remain nameless, left its marks this summer. Jill and Steven made the guest list of people they wanted to see. And since there were both some new and familiar faces, Andrew and I wanted to be part of the group and not confined to the kitchen.
|The “Holy Trinity” of Louisiana Gumbo:
Onions, Peppers and Celery