Tuscan Dinner 2019

Tuscan Dinner 2019

This year we based our meal on “Under the Tuscan Sun at Sapore”, Loretta Paganini School of Coooking. We had a wonderful meal that was paired with a selection of wines. We used many of the recipes and pairings. We loved the Tuscan wine so much we bought...
Deck Living

Deck Living

The past few years we have been transforming our deck into a “living room.” For twenty-some years, our deck was down a flight of steps just outside our back door. We didn’t use it often because it required carrying many things up and down. When we...
Tuscan Dinner 2018

Tuscan Dinner 2018

We had another wonderful Tuscan dinner!  It is our 9th time gathering!  For all these years, it is the same group of four couples.  A few times there have been a couple absentees, but for the most part, we have been able to keep the tradition going strong!  I picked...
Tuscan Dinner 2017

Tuscan Dinner 2017

Somehow I missed posting about our 2017 Tuscan Dinner.  Two of our eight guests were unable to attend this year.  We now have some chairs for lounging on our deck which makes for cozy conversation. Limoncella Martini Scalloped potatoes, family recipe Green beans...
Tuscan Dinner 2016

Tuscan Dinner 2016

I wanted to do a quick post about our 2016 Tuscan Dinner on the brink of our 2017 dinner!  Year 2016 was our 3rd indoor year out of 7 years. I don’t have the full menu but here are a few links: Limoncello (Liquid Gold!) Tuscan Apple Cake Burrata  ...
Tuscan Dinner Party – 6th Annual!

Tuscan Dinner Party – 6th Annual!

I was surprised to find that this was our fifth annual Tuscan Dinner Party! What began as an inspired outdoor meal has continued into a format that we now enjoy – a gathering with the focus on friends and food! You can see photos from our first Tuscan Dinner...