RECIPES

Soup on Sunday: Lobster Bisque

Soup on Sunday: Lobster Bisque

Oh Lobster, how I love thee. It is often the food of choice for celebrations and holidays, and understandably so! But this time of year, a rich and creamy lobster bisque is my perennial Valentine’s favorite. Bisque may sound intimidating, but I promise you it is not....

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A Case For Fino Sherry

A Case For Fino Sherry

I love Fino Sherry. My husband jokingly refers to it as my grandmother drink. Last night we hosted a dinner party complete with a cheese course and libations. Cognac, port, Armagna and, Sherry. Despite its greatness (in my humble opinion), Sherry still draws a...

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An Easy French Apple Tart

An Easy French Apple Tart

FULL DISCLOSURE, I am NOT a baker. My strength and love lies with cooking. As any proficient baker knows, it requires following instructions. And for me, that is what makes bakers impressive. As an enthusiastic cook, I love to take creative license with my recipes, or...

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Oysters of Chesapeake Bay

Oysters of Chesapeake Bay

Although I grew up in Texas, and spent my summers on the Gulf Coast, I never ate an oyster. My fondest memories were family dinners at the local seafood joint. It wasn't until I was in France, well into my 30s, before I tasted my first first raw oyster. Now, I will...

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ABOUT ME

Ronda is the author of Entertaining at Home and Designers at Home. Both published by Rizzoli. Ronda has been cooking and entertaining for 30 years. Inspired and influence by 10 years living in Scotland, and time abroad, Ronda brings an international flair to food. In 2019 Ronda was named to the Salonniere 100, a list of America’s best party hosts.

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