Way back when living in an old farmhouse was still a dream, I toured the home and gardens of Bunny Williams in Connecticut. She’s an accomplished and downright amazing interior designer and entrepreneur, and her property was then, and still is magnificent. I was in awe, taking notes with my eyes and doing my best […]
Have you ever wondered how an oven cooks? I mean, you know that it bakes and warms and all that good stuff, but do you know exactly how it cooks and what rack to use when?
I hadn’t paid much attention to it, until recently. So, I thought I would share with you some quick tips on how the oven cooks. Quickest tips ever with a lot of good info. Check it out.
One thing I love to do before every holiday is setting a beautiful table. I head into the dining room and start creating a table setting. I find such joy and satisfaction in it because it’s bringing together beauty and utility, mixing old and new, and arranging combinations that work really well. I recently invited a […]
Homemade moose munch is a great treat to make for the holidays. You can make a batch to devour at home, to give away or both! Although I’m not a huge fan of baking – I much more prefer cooking over baking, 1000% – I do like to make small sweets to give away during […]
Christmas decorating and shopping are well underway, let’s entertain! Here’s 5 super fun Christmas entertaining craft ideas. As much as I love the entire Christmas season, with all of the decorating and the giving, I really cherish the quiet time where I can work on a few festive crafts. In the still of the morning […]
Random thoughts on this crisp Saturday morning. 1. Whenever I’m in NYC, I always try to have my eyes peeled for a celebrity sighting. Yesterday, I saw Helen Mirren. She was every bit of elegance that you would imagine, and she was carrying a package of Scott toilet paper. Stars – they’re just like us. […]
Thanksgiving is my very favorite holiday, but one that requires organization. Here are helpful Thanksgiving tips and delicious recipes. Every year, I catch myself briefly vacillating between which holiday if my favorite – Thanksgiving or Christmas. I do love everything that Christmas entails, from all of the decorations to the true meaning. I do love […]
Outdoor wreaths and trees decorated with ribbon are popping up everywhere, so I thought I would share with you one of my most popular, and albeit best tips for weatherproofing ribbon for outdoors. This tip is amazing! Read on! Have you ever attached a beautiful ribbon bow to an outdoor wreath, only to find it […]
On Cook With Brooke, I’m making Oysters Rockefeller Bread Pudding, which would be a delicious side dish for your Thanksgiving dinner! If I ever deviate from our Thanksgiving menu that I make every year, I would be shunned by Sean and the kids. While sometimes changing up how I cook the turkey, whether it’s roasted, […]
Here are 2 quick and easy Thanksgiving appetizers that can be made right now. They’re crowd pleasers and can be served at every party. The week leading up to Thanksgiving is always full of activity and things to be done, yet I thrive on the busyness. I love it; my lists are made and I’m […]