With snow and cold blanketing the outdoors across the USA, it’s definitely time to cozy up. And, with plenty of winter yet to come, you’ll want to be sure that you have the right blankets and throws on hand. [...]
No matter how you choose to ring in the new year – with boisterous exuberance or quiet elegance – a cocktail is nearly compulsory. We’ve got a few ideas of how best to toast 2014. [...]
You’re ready for guests. You have a sumptuous spread, a bountiful bar, and show-stopping décor. Now it’s time to set the mood with a little music.
Short on time, we turned to the experts at Songza to create a playlist that’s perfect for entertaining. Their musicologists describe it as the holiday season’s most beautiful music, sung by solo stars and the latest supergroups, all with big voices, big hearts, and big souls. It’s comprised of classical crossover artists like Josh Groban, Susan Boyle, The Three Tenors, Andrea Bocelli, Mannheim Steamroller, and The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. [...]
Yes, Christmas is nearly here and it’s time to plan a menu. Looking for some inspiration, we asked Chef Michel Cornu, director of cuisine at Raymond Vineyards, for a suggestion. What he came back with is a recipe for duck that is so easy and elegant, you may forever forgo turkey or tenderloin for this holiday meal. [...]