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Backstory: A Late Lazy Breakfast

Backstory: A Late Lazy Breakfast

Excerpt for my book Entertaining at Home. Outtake photos by Matthew Mead While some people prefer eating in more formal spaces, Debbie Propst, former President of One Kings Lane, and her family gather in their breakfast nook for most meals. Nestled within a...

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Entertaining at Home: The Backstory

Entertaining at Home: The Backstory

For as long as I can remember it has been my dream to write a book—or two, or three, or more. I was so very fortunate to meet Sandy Gilbert, my editor, and now dear friend, in 2010. Not only did she get my vision, she made it better—the mark of a great editor. I had...

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Helping Others

Helping Others

Thank you Eater for sharing this information. Let's all help where we can. We are all in this together. Sending love and prayers to everyone. A List of Relief Funds for Coronavirus-Affected Restaurants, Bars, and Food Service Workers Nonprofits and other grassroots...

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What I Can Control Today: Gardening

What I Can Control Today: Gardening

A wise friend, who is living in Italy and quarantined, made this observation, “There are things that I have control over right now. I can make a beautiful dinner and set a pretty table.” I decided to take her advice. So, this weekend I planted my vegetable garden and...

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Soup on Sunday: Split Pea & Ham

Soup on Sunday: Split Pea & Ham

PROVERB:If you use a commodity or resource carefully and without extravagance you will never be in need. Lately, the phrase, waste not, want not, has been playing in my head. Seven days of self self-isolation has required me to think about our consumption, daily life,...

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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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