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Entertaining Guide for the Holidays

Holiday Entertaining Guide Holiday gathering is so much more than the meal itself. It’s how we pass on traditions from one generation to the next. It’s how we nourish our souls and honor our history. Formal or casual, holiday entertaining is all about family and friendship. In this [...]

By | 2017-12-01T10:52:40+00:00 December 8th, 2016|Christmas, Holiday|1 Comment

Christmas Decorating Trends for 2016

Christmas Decorating Trends 2016 This is my favorite time of the year, when you feel the chill of autumn in the morning air, and you can sense the Holidays approaching.  Just like in fashion, there are trends in Christmas decorating that are stand outs each year.  Here are some of my favorites… while remembering that [...]

By | 2017-12-01T09:33:46+00:00 November 23rd, 2016|Christmas, Holiday|0 Comments

Quinoa, Persimmon, Pomegranate and Kale Salad

INGREDIENTS: 3   cups Quinoa - Cooked 1   cup Persimmon – thinly sliced ½  cup Roasted Leeks ½  cup Dried Cranberries ¼  cup Pomegranate seeds 2   cups Kale - Cut 1   cup Butternut Squash – Small cubes and roasted Pomegranate Glaze 1   cup Balsamic ½  cup Pomegranate Juice Citrus Vinaigrette ½  cup Orange Juice ¼  cup [...]

Gifts for Every Personality

Happy Holidays!  The merriest time of the year has arrived at Rogers Gardens, and we’re excited to share some of the amazing pieces our buyers have curated for you!  Finding your holiday style is easy here at The Gallery.  From nostalgic children’s toys and vintage collectibles, to blingy barware and shimmery Santas… there’s something here [...]

By | 2017-09-29T15:18:03+00:00 November 10th, 2016|Christmas, Collectibles, Holiday|0 Comments

White Bean Soup with Portuguese Sausage and Kale

Serves: 4 people Prepared for: 4 people Ingredients: 1 Carrot Chopped 1 stalk of Celery Chopped 1/2 Onion Minced 1/2 tsp Garlic Chopped Pinch Crushed Red Chile 1/2 lb Cannellini Beans 1 bunch fresh Kale 1 piece Portuguese Sausage 1 cup White Wine 2 1/2 quarts of Chicken Stock Pinch Dried Oregano 1 Bay Leaf [...]

By | 2017-09-29T15:19:18+00:00 October 26th, 2016|Farmhouse at Roger's Gardens, Recipe|0 Comments

Easy Herbs for Winter

The most important word for cool weather herbs is SUN. Water deeply (as in: water slowly so that all the soil gets a drink, not just the top & sides of the pot or ground soil) once a week… and did I mention SUN? A lot of people want to grow herbs inside and while this [...]

Behind The Curtain: Halloween 2016, Grimm Tales

Wow how time flies! Good to see you again, you look great! Did you do something new with your hair? Have you been working out? Whatever you've been doing it works for you! I can't believe a whole year has passed since we've last met. What have you been up to? We've been busy getting our [...]

By | 2017-07-19T15:21:08+00:00 September 1st, 2016|Fall, Halloween, Holiday, Home Decor, Inspiration|7 Comments

Designing with Succulents

Succulents and cactus have experienced a surge in popularity over the last few years, and for good reason. Their colorful, unique shaped foliage looks good year round – no flowers necessary.  They grow large and small so it’s easy to find one that will fit happily into the smallest pot, or grow up into a [...]

Outdoor Living Trends 2016 – Southern California Style

On Trend for 2016: Colors: White is the color of choice for 2016 for outdoor living furniture and accessories; Any shade of white from polar to cream. Start with a neutral palate but mix it up using colorful accessories and textiles. Turquoise is a prominent color for this summer. It always adds a [...]

Romesco & Lemon Shallot Vinaigrette Recipe

Lemon Shallot Vinaigrette I shallot, cut minced 1/2 cup lemon juice 1 cup olive oil Salt and fresh ground pepper to taste Romesco Sauce 1 large tomato, no core 2 Tbs hazelnuts, toasted with skin removed I ancho chile 2 Tbs, blanched almonds 1 slice firm white bread 2 large cloves garlic, sliced Pinch of [...]