Tag: Entertaining

Summer Cocktails

Filed in Food and Wine by on August 9, 2015
Summer Cocktails

If you’ve been searching for ideas for summer cocktails, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve gathered several “new” recipes sure to fit your summer entertaining needs.

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Setting the Table

Filed in Design and Decor by on November 2, 2014
Setting the Table

When it comes to setting the table for your holiday feasts, the best rule of thumb to keep in mind is: there are no rules. That’s right, anything goes.

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Home Design to Fit Your Lifestyle

Filed in Design and Decor by on August 21, 2014
Home Design to Fit Your Lifestyle

Houses are like personalities. Some are happy, warm, inviting; others are understated and meditative. There is a cornucopia of house personalities. When our architecture firm designs a home for a family…

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5 Must-Have Culinary Herbs

Filed in Food and Wine by on August 11, 2014
5 Must-Have Culinary Herbs

If you’re an experienced herb grower and user of herbal delights it’s hard to whittle the list down to only five. If you’re new to the herbal scene, then finding a short list of easy-to-grow herbs…

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Make the Family Room More Family-Friendly

Filed in Design and Decor by on July 30, 2014
Make the Family Room More Family-Friendly

I grew up in a four-square house with basically a country kitchen and informal dining room. Our kitchen had just enough room for a four-person round table slid next to the wall.

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Nine summer food and beverage ideas that will keep you entertaining in style all season long

Filed in Food and Wine by on June 2, 2014
Nine summer food and beverage ideas that will keep you entertaining in style all season long

If you try every variation of our nine picks, you’ll have over fifty options in your summer entertaining arsenal.

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Pontoon Party Perfection

Filed in Recreation by on June 2, 2014
Pontoon Party Perfection

Planning a party on a pontoon seems simple enough, right? Pack a cooler filled with sandwiches and beer, bring some speakers for your iPod, and make sure you have enough lifejackets.

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Outdoor Living

Filed in Landscaping by on April 8, 2014
Outdoor Living

Rather than taking summer trips, many people are choosing to fix up their outdoor entertaining areas instead.

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Wonderful Aromas Fill the Summer Air

Filed in Food and Wine by on March 4, 2014
Wonderful Aromas Fill the Summer Air

The aromas of steak grilling over a fire is tantalizing. One whiff not only whets the appetite but takes one back to earlier times and earlier gatherings, picnics and barbeques. Steak is still a favorite grilling food, according to Adrian Mattern, meat manager at Service Foods in Fergus Falls. “You can’t beat a New York […]

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Wine Pairings for Summer Food

Filed in Food and Wine by on February 18, 2014
Wine Pairings for Summer Food

Local wine experts match wines to your favorite summertime dishes Summer’s a great time to gather friends, fire up the grill and pop open a cold bottle of … wine? Yes, you read that right. Wine can be a wonderful accompaniment to summertime foods. And we’re not just talking about a Riesling with strawberries. Minnesota […]

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