Roquefort is a soft, creamy blue cheese that is made of goat’s milk and originates from southern France. Diners and chefs alike tend to love this cheese. Combining hunks of the soft blue cheese with crunchy toasted walnuts, apple slices and celery sticks creates a salad that is varied in textures and tastes.

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Look, roasting a turkey can be intimidating. Should you brine it? Stuff it? Wrap it in bacon? But the biggest concern when it comes to roasting such a massive bird is overcooking it. If you’re hosting Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner this year, you will appreciate this gem of a video from culinary professional Mary Risley.

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The Art Of Hosting

There is something undeniably satisfying about feeding people you love. If your go-to dinner party plan consists of ordering take-out and eating on the couch, step up your game with these hosting guidelines.

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How To Write A Stellar Wedding Speech

Traditionally, grooms speak on behalf of the couple at a wedding, but it’s 2016 and more and more newlyweds are choosing to give a joint speech at their reception. Here are six pointers that will help you and your fiance(e) write a heartfelt and memorable wedding speech.

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Crafty Mom Brings Baby’s Dreams To Life

While most moms take advantage of their baby’s nap time to have some quality time to themselves or catch a little shut-eye, Queenie Liao got in touch with her creative side.

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Dinner To Die For

Lies, mayhem, murder and, most importantly, food! An evening at a murder mystery dinner theater has it all. Los Angeles-based Keith and Margo’s Murder Mystery Dinner has been around since 1985 and was voted 2009’s Best Dinner Theater in the city. They host weekly dinners in Los Angeles and Texas, special dinners at Maggiano’s restaurants nationwide and weekend events at resorts throughout the United […]

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Choosing The Right Location For Your E-Shoot

Location, location, location. We all know this is an important mantra in the real-estate world, but we think it has significant importance when it comes to choosing a spot for your engagement shoot.

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A Groom’s Guide To Surviving The First Year Of Marriage

Getting married is easy. Any fool can do that–just look at Hollywood. The hard part is surviving the next 12 months.

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Be Part of a Studio Audience

It would take some advance planning, determination, possibly travel and probably even some good luck, but if you’re huge fans of a TV or radio show that’s recorded in front of a live studio audience, wouldn’t being there make an awesome date? Do a web search of the show name plus “tickets” to find out […]

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Does Your Celebration Need A Wedding Planner?

What’s the difference between a wedding planner and an on-site coordinator? Should we hire one if we have the other? How do we make our big day memorable for our guests? Here, Toronto event planner extraordinaire Melissa Andre of Melissa Andrew Events answers your burning questions when it comes to choosing a wedding planner.

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