Posts Tagged ‘Pumpkin Carving Party’

A Fall Pumpkin Carving Party on TheKitchn.com

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I’m honored to be featured on The Kitchn’s “Gatherings From The Kitchn” series this week. Working alongside the talented Anjali Prasertong, we threw a Pumpkin Carving Dinner Party for some of our closest friends. The day was beautiful captured by photographer Bridget Pizzo.

New posts will be up daily and you can follow along here: http://www.thekitchn.com/a-fall-pumpkincarving-party-gatherings-from-the-kitchn-196446

Photo by Bridget Pizzo

I’m especially proud of the interview post, where I reveal some of my hard learned secrets for throwing a stress free, but stylish dinner party. Thanks Anj!

Photo by Bridget Pizzo

Pumpkin Carving Party Menu

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The WAGS (wives and girlfriends) and I are hosting a pot luck pumpkin carving party! Here is the menu for the night’s festivities. Links below to all the recipes should you make a few for your own October fêtes.

Halloween Table 2011

Sneak Peak: Halloween Table 2011

Drinks:

Cranberry Prosecco Fizz

Bourbon Hot Apple Cider

Appetizers:

Butternut squash, ricotta and sage crostini

Crudite with Blue Cheese and Caramelized Shallot Dip

Entree:

Shepherd’s Pie

Pumpkin Gratin

Green Salad with pears and walnuts

Dessert:

Caramel Apple Sundaes

Guiness Stout Ginger Cake

Look for a How-To post on creating a spooky-glam Halloween table on Monday, the picture above is just a sneaky peaky.

xo,
LEH