I love pheasant! It's such a great bird to have for those who haven't tried wild game birds before. They aren't very large, and the flavor is quite mild compared to other game birds. One pheasant will feed two hungry people. The apple cider brine, creates a flavorful bird inside and promotes a beautiful golden skin. Then, four layers of caul fat are wrapped around it to protect the bird … [Read more...]

Ice Skating On The Pond

Ice Skating On The Pond I love this tablescape! My inspiration for this tablescape came from mini ice skate ornaments and sweater ornaments I found on sale a couple years ago at Michael’s Crafts after Christmas.  They reminded me of a day of ice skating on a wintery pond, drinking cocoa, and wearing a colorful red sweater.  So I set about to gather other sweater/ice skate … [Read more...]

My First Blog Post!

I'm so excited to begin my food blog. It's been a dream of mine for quite some time, to share my thoughts with all of you and maybe teach you how to create some amazing moments with family and friends over a delicious meal! My writing skills might not win me an Academy Award for Best Screenwriter, but that's okay, because I'm speaking from the heart, and that's so fulfilling. So here goes: When … [Read more...]