Christmas in July with Nantucket Lobsters

Christmas in July is a second Christmas celebration held around the summer season, mainly during July. It is centered around Christmas-themed activities and entertainment, including small gatherings, seasonal music and specials, and shopping, with the goal of getting the public in the “Christmas spirit” during the summer season.  This years celebration is the weekend of the 24 and 25…

How to Plan an Romantic Shakespearean Picnic Dinner

A romantic picnic dinner at a Shakespeare Festivals makes for a wonderfully delicious time.  It is a delightfully way to tell the one you love that he or she is special.  It also makes it very special if the play is Romeo and Juliet.  But no matter the play, plan to have a good time….

July Soup and Salad Supper: Watermelon Gazpacho

When it is in the heat of the summer, cooking in the hot kitchen is a nasty business.  So why not pick up some fruit and veggies from the local farm and create a refreshing supper out on the deck.  Make the soup fun by serving the soup in the smaller half of watermelon. This cool,…

How to Make Spicy Chocolate Fondue

One of the greatest loves of a Mid-Century Modern lifestyle is throwing Fondue parties. Remember back when it was all the range. It was fun and easy! A chocolate fondue is a great main event for any party back then and today. However, to make it special and different – add a spicy component to…

SPAGHETTI CARBONARA (A ROMANTIC DINNER FOR TWO)

Have an easy romantic dinner at home with Spaghetti Carbonara For Two with bacon and cheese. Serve it with sparkling wine and dessert for a stay-in date night! With Valentine’s Day coming up, I’m guessing you’re here looking for a menu with recipes to make for your other half. Or maybe you’re single and want to treat…