Planning a Dinner Party

Tips for Planning a Dinner Party

By: Sommer Collier of A Spicy Perspective

Decide on a dinner party menu, using fresh seasonal ingredients. Wow your guests by focusing on 1-2 special dishes, then keep everything else simple, with go-to dishes you’ve made before. That will keep your stress-levels low while cooking.

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Spicy Chicken and Kale Soup with Basil Cream Recipe

Spicy Chicken and Kale Soup with Basil Cream

By: Sommer Collier of A Spicy Perspective

Nothing warms me up during the cold months like a hearty soup. To me, holding a hot cup of soup in my hands is like receiving a warm hug or wrapping up in a fuzzy blanket.

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A Spicy Perspective Kitchen Renovation

By: Sommer Collier of A Spicy Perspective

There’s nothing I love more than a makeover. Not hair and makeup, although that’s nice as well. I’m talking about remodeling our home.

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Steamed Root Vegetables Recipe

Steamed Root Vegetables in Your Steam-Assist Oven

By: Sommer Collier of A Spicy Perspective

Now six months into this new romance, I’m head-over-heels in love with my new KitchenAid Major Appliances, especially my Steam-Assist Double Oven. Having never experimented with a steam oven before, I wasn’t sure what to expect. My findings were a cheerful surprise!

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Boeuf Bourguignon with Roasted Potatoes Recipe

Boeuf Bourguignon with Roasted Potatoes

By: Sommer Collier of A Spicy Perspective

Ever since Julia Child’s famous Boeuf Bourguignon recipe graced the American table, home cooks have thought of this rustic, yet elegant, meal as a dish to be conquered. Boeuf Bourguignon is a French stew, heavy on wine and butter, with tender morsels of beef and root vegetables that nearly melt in your mouth.

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