At the Table: Passover 2016

I went simple for Passover this year.  I didn’t have the time to work on an elaborate floral centerpiece or place settings.  I ended up doing all the cooking in one day instead of splitting it up into two, so I didn’t want to stress about having a fancy tablescape on top of all that.…

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At the Table: Passover

Passover, like Easter, is the holiday that heralds the spring season.  I like to make sure my tablescape represents the chipper vibes of the season.  That means bright colors.  I made a simple centerpiece with an old moonshine jar, twine, and these fushia dried flowers.  The best thing about this centerpiece is that since the flowers…

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At The Table: Prohibition Party

When I realized how much money I was spending on food for my Prohibition Party, I put myself on a tight budget for the decorations.  I propped books from the era (“The Great Gatsby” and “The Beautiful and Damned”) at the ends of the buffet and draped a white boa and silver beads everywhere.  On…

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Friendsgiving

Friendsgiving has become wildly popular in the last few years, especially in a place like NYC where so many people are transplants from far away.  When you move far from home, you don’t get the opportunity to see family all the time so you form tighter bonds with friends than you might under other circumstances.…

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