Entertaining

Jun 21

10 Ways to Serve Drinks at Your Next Outdoor Party

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10 ways to serve drinks at your next outdoor party

Send out an evite, pull out your favorite cocktail napkins, and crank up the music. We think it’s time to throw a backyard party! The first order of business? Set up the bar — or at least figure out where you’re going to serve the drinks. After all, it’s the first place people gravitate towards when they come over. We’ve got 10 ideas for setting up a drink station … and no, it doesn’t include a plastic cooler on the back porch.

 
Jun 14

Quiz: What’s Your Signature Summer Cocktail?

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What should your signature summer cocktail be?

Summer is that magical time of year that feels so nostalgic, so adventurous, and so relaxing at the same time. It’s the perfect time of year to take in your world, enjoy the company of family and friends, and recharge your batteries. Whether you’re on vacation, hosting an outdoor party, or just kicking your feet up by the pool, we love the idea of having a signature cocktail that embodies the season. We’re helping pick your next favorite with our new quiz.

 
Jun 6

Get the Look: Eddie Ross’ Dining Room

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If you saw our Summer 2016 catalog, we bet you couldn’t help but swoon over the dining room designed by Entertaining Expert and Better Homes & Gardens Editor, Eddie Ross. This colorful space featured Square Back Louis Chairs in a vibrant red and magenta animal print, peony pink curtain panels, and bold art. We thought we’d share how to get this look in your own home.

 
Jun 3

Recipe: Schaum Meringue Torte

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Dennis Dean's summer meringue torte recipe

We believe that no dinner is complete without a little something sweet. And Atlanta caterer Dennis Dean certainly delivered a sweet after dinner finale that we’re happy to share with you. You can make the torte the night before and simply pile on the berries and whipped cream right before serving. Find the recipe below:

 
May 27

Recipe: Dennis Dean’s Chopped Kale Salad with Quinoa, Cherries, and Toasted Pecans

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Recipe for chicken from Dennis Dean catering

We make no apologies about our love of outdoor entertaining. It’s what summer’s all about, and no matter the size of your space or the weather forecast, getting together with friends and enjoying the great outdoors is what summer is all about. Which is why we want to give you a hand with your entertaining game. We asked Atlanta caterer and seasoned entertainer Dennis Dean to share a few of his favorite recipes with us.

 
May 13

Recipe: Ginger Blood Orange Cocktail

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Ginger Blood Orange Cocktail Recipe

Outdoor entertaining is one of the things that makes summers so fun. It’s finally time to get out and enjoy the fresh outdoors, and there’s no better way to do that than with a refreshing homemade cocktail. We asked Atlanta caterer and seasoned entertainer Dennis Dean to share a few of his favorite recipes with us.

 
May 5

How to Add Tape Trim to Curtain Panels

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Ariel red fabric on Louis dining chairs in dining room designed by Eddie Ross

In the dining room Eddie Ross designed for our Summer 2016 catalog, he combined Suzanne Kasler’s peony pink linen drapery panels with our lime green tape trim. This designer detail feels custom and elevates the entire room, and it’s such an easy change you can make to your panels. We’re showing you how!