Colorful Dog Days of Summer

Summer alfresco dinner entertaining chef recipe ideas

Janie Dickson and Chef Blake Jackson welcome us their colorful and flavorful July dinner party with friends. Food by Chef Blake JacksonPhotography: Candace Chaney During the Summer months, Grandmother used to say it was time for another “splash” when the paper cocktail napkin wrapped around our glasses tore from harboring ice sweat. To her, not…

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Four Fabulous Al Fresco Party Ideas

Fourth of July Party

Summer! Ahh the warmth of Sunshine. I can feel my blood pressure drop when the calendar flips to the “J months”.  June brings a birthday in our house as well as many other excuses for al fresco gatherings. To switch things up this month, I wanted to create a few different schemes that might fit into…

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