A Very Cherry Birthday Party

By Libbie Summers Assisted by Candace Brower and Anthony Lunsmann Photography by Cedric Smith When one of the coolest chicks in the land (I’m talking about you Autumn Van Gunten) is turning 40 and her even cooler boyfriend (Yep, that’s you Cedric Smith) asks you to cater a little surprise dinner party for her... Read More »

Cherry Watermelon Wedge Salad

By Libbie Summers Photography by Teresa Earnest Assisted by David Dempsey When my son was young, he called a watermelon wedge diced in the rind “fancy melon”. In toddler Jenga fashion, his tiny fingers would strategically pull out the diced pieces from the rind bringing on contagious juicy giggles. With a few simple cuts,... Read More »

Bandana Napkin Folding

by Libbie Summers Assisted by David Dempsey If you’re the person who gave me this book years and years ago…thank you. For the life of me, I can’t remember who it was or when it was or where I put my keys an hour ago. Nevertheless, this was a fun reference to pull out... Read More »