I hadn’t used my William-Sonoma Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking yet, and when friends told me they wanted to come over for some home-cooking I figured it be the perfect opportunity to bust it out. At first I flipped through all the pages, lost on where to begin the dinner party menu. Luckily I found pre-made menus at the back of the book, and a rustic menu sounded simplistic, but perfect. I altered it according to the tastes of my guests (like not bothering to prep sauteed mixed greens), and I feel like it was a success.
| Fire and Light dinnerware in slate & baby’s breath bouquet |
| my great new vintage napkins that are begging for embroidered monograms |
| via this etsy shop |
| flat griddle bread |
| pork sausage smothered in onions and tomatoes |
| Grandmother’s pastry ring |
Everything was pretty simple to make, believe it or not, and the men ate it up! Can’t wait for our next dinner party. Happy Friday lovelies.