All posts tagged: thanksgiving

Rum and Vanilla Poached Pear Recipe from #ZolaCouple Lorin & Matt

Matt, Executive Sous Chef at Per Se, and Lorin, a personal chef for a family, met while working at the world-renowned French Laundry in Napa Valley. For their first holiday as husband and wife, this Zola couple dishes on one of their favorite recipes for a Thanksgiving Day dessert. Rum & Vanilla Poached Pears Will need: medium cast iron or sauté pan with lid Ingredients: 2 Anjou pears 2/3 cup sugar 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice 1 T ground cinnamon 3 T dark rum 1/3 cup water 2 tsp vanilla extract (or can scrape 1 vanilla bean) How to: Preheat a Read More

Our Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes & A Giveaway

Happy Thanksgiving! We hope you’re spending the day with tons of family and yummy food. Speaking of food, we thought we’d share what gets us most excited about Turkey Day – our favorite Thanksgiving recipes, of course. 1. Hot Cranberry Salad First up is this unique take on a classic. After spending some time with the lovely Molly Sims, we were lucky enough to get the recipe to one of her go-to Thanksgiving dishes. Find out how to make this Hot Cranberry Salad below. Ingredients 1½ lb. fresh cranberries 4 large Golden Delicious apples (peeled and cubed) 1 ½ cup brown sugar Read More

Assemble Your Thanksgiving Buffet in 5 Easy Steps

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and while you’re prepping your food and welcoming guests, we’re here to help you setup your dinner. If you’re going for a casual, buffet style dinner, simply follow these easy steps to create the perfect Thanksgiving buffet. 1. Layer your linens Though an easy step to forget, lining your countertop or buffet table with linens is key to creating a complete look. Try starting with a tablecloth and adding placemats on top, where the serving trays will go, for a layered look that’s pleasing to the eye. Choose fall hues or stick with your personal taste. Read More