Anyone throwing a Thanksgiving dinner party must be cooking right now. Going with the spirit of the day, I plan an autumnal menu. It is amusing since it feels like winter here in Montreal today.
I composed this menu from featured posts on Tastespotting. Similar to my Flickr watch and my Etsy watch columns, you never know when I will be posting a Tastespotting watch.
Easy entertaining menu
I devise this menu for a casual event around the idea of stylish comfort food. That is often the best dinner parties.
To keep things simple, I select a simple composed salad for the cold appetizer course. Serve this recipe in small portions.
- Dandelion greens, pear, blue cheese and walnut salad by cookthink
I select a soup instead of a warm appetizer because it can be prepared in advance.
- Cumin coriander carrot soup with dill pesto by SingleGuyChef
The sweet potatoes and the green beans add the needed colors to your main dish.
- Candied lime sweet potatoes by HaveCake
- Sauteed Green Beans With Shallot And Lemon Zest on cookthink
- Turkey roasted whole Chicken by GingerbreadGirl03
- Autumn Trifle with Spice-Roasted Apples, Pears, and Pumpkin-Caramel Sauce by GingerbreadGirl03
- Buttery pumpkin pecan madeleines by supperinstereo
AimeeNovember 24, 2007 at 20:17
Great site, Kim! I will certainly be bookmarking it for reference.
I love the Tastespotting site, too. So inspirational!
At Home with kim valleeNovember 24, 2007 at 23:43
Aimee: Thanks for the kind words. I saw that you are a skilled cook. We can get inspired by your recipes.
HanneNovember 26, 2007 at 17:24
A tastespotting watch is a great idea. There are so many beautiful recipes. I’m also pleased that you posted on of my recipes. It’s exciting for me to be up with some of my favorite bloggers on your menu there.
I’m in Montreal too– the weather’s finally really wintery, isn’t it?
TMcGNovember 27, 2007 at 23:23
OH my GOSH…
Everything looks so delish!
I have spent so much time checking out your blog and am blown away by how amazing it is.
I admire your sense of style and flair Kim. You have me as an avid reader now!
See you at future MTL Girl Geek Dinner where I hope you will give a presentation one of these days
ifoodsNovember 27, 2007 at 23:35
i loved your site, it is so useful and lovely! I just started a video recipe site that shows you step by step how to make stuff, http://www.ifoods.tv and i also started out as a blogger so it’s great seeing other bloggers doing well, keep up the good work”