Dynamic Dessert Duo… Our Two Favorite Caramel Sauces by Stonewall Kitchen

The dynamic duo of dessert sauces – keep these delicious caramel sauces in your pantry and easy entertaining will be at your fingertips. Enjoy Stonewall Kitchen’s rich Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Caramel Sauce drizzled over ice cream, brownies, strawberries and raspberries. The flavor combination in Stonewall Kitchen’s Bourbon Pecan Caramel Sauce truly takes this caramelContinue reading “Dynamic Dessert Duo… Our Two Favorite Caramel Sauces by Stonewall Kitchen”

Quick Tip – Creative Use for an Ice Bucket

When was the last time you used your ice bucket? Is it hidden away until company comes?   It’s time to dig out your beautiful bucket and put it on display.  You’ll quick discover that it makes a lovely vessel for potted flowers and plants. Our Beatriz Ball metal ice buckets loves great with faux potted white agapanthus.Continue reading “Quick Tip – Creative Use for an Ice Bucket”

Easy Entertaining… Panko Crusted Pork Tenderloin with Mustard & Horseradish

Here’s an easy and impressive pork tenderloin recipe that is simple enough for weeknight entertaining… or a lovely dinner with the hubby and kids.  The combination of the Garlic Mustard and Horseradish in this pork dish adds nice punch of flavor.  I like to serve it with a horseradish cream sauce for extra zip. Panko CrustedContinue reading “Easy Entertaining… Panko Crusted Pork Tenderloin with Mustard & Horseradish”

Our Home Studio Remodel is Complete!

This was a great weekend for the Graham’s as we have finally finished our home studio remodel!  This project took us a while as it kept getting put on the back burner due to other commitments and projects, but this weekend we were able to put the finishing touch on this remodel… hanging the beautiful reclaimedContinue reading “Our Home Studio Remodel is Complete!”

Our Favorite Things… Blends by Orly Gluten Free Flour Blends

Gluten free baking is a breeze with Blends by Orly… 4 different artisan gluten free flour blends (London, Manhattan, Tuscany, and Sydney) which have become a staple in the Graham home. What makes Blends by Orly unique is that it’s comprised of multiple different blends of gluten free grains  custom created to give bakers theContinue reading “Our Favorite Things… Blends by Orly Gluten Free Flour Blends”

Living Beautifully… La Cadeaux Tableware

I have a weakness for pottery… all kids of pottery and dinnerware.  Although, I carry a variety of patterns in my store,  I always find a pattern or piece that catches my eye on vacation.  I have been known to carry large pottery platters and bowls  through the airport and in my carry-on bags to protectContinue reading “Living Beautifully… La Cadeaux Tableware”

Living Beautifully… Your Home’s Signature Scent

When decorating our homes, we always have our sense of sight and touch in mind.  We create a room that is visually beautiful, and fill it with a variety of textures in our furnishings, accessories and textiles. One other important element to considering when designing your home is your home’s scent.  A beautiful room layeredContinue reading “Living Beautifully… Your Home’s Signature Scent”

Easy Entertaining… Pear, Goat Cheese & Balsamic Herb Jam Tart

Easy and elegant… go to our Pear, Goat Cheese & Balsamic Herb Jam Tart for a quick appetizer or addition to your brunch menu. Pear, Goat Cheese & Balsamic Herb Jam Tart 1 Pie/Pastry Crust Dough (use our recipe below or grab on from the grocery store refrigerator section) ½ Jar of Terrapin Ridge FarmsContinue reading “Easy Entertaining… Pear, Goat Cheese & Balsamic Herb Jam Tart”

Transitioning Your Home from Summer to Fall – Part 1

The morning air is a bit crisper and days a bit shorter as fall starts to settle in around us.  The change of seasons is good time to embark on those indoor and outdoor tasks that may have been neglected over the summer months. A good bi-annual clean-up is a great idea and gets someContinue reading “Transitioning Your Home from Summer to Fall – Part 1”

Giving Beautifully… Thoughtful Gifts from `a la Maison

Pillows, towels or mugs with warm and witty thoughts make a fun gift that is sure to brighten someone’s day! Find them at `a la Maison in Baldwinsville, Downtown Syracuse and Fayetteville.