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Persistence family dinner menu from ChefSarahElizabeth.com #NeverthelessShePersisted

Persistence + Mason Jar Butter Recipe #FamilyDinnerBookClub

This month’s theme for Family Dinner Book Club is Persistence (or Determination), and our lead book is Nevertheless, She Persisted by Chelsea Clinton. Here you’ll find a menu that can be prepared with the help of your children, as well as festive table decorations. Head over to Growing Book by Book for a full reading […] Read more…

Nevertheless, She Persisted a tablescape by ChefSarahElizabeth.com

She Persisted – Tablescape

This tablescape is inspired by the book Nevertheless, She Persisted by Chelsea Clinton. Persistence is our character trait for the month of February for Family Dinner Book Club. Check out the full dinner menu, too. I really loved this book and I wanted to play up the girl power factor for this tablescape. I try […] Read more…

Wreck It Ralph menu from ChefSarahElizabeth.com

Wreck It Ralph – Food n Flix

This month’s Food n Flix selection is Wreck It Ralph and is hosted by Amy’s Cooking Adventures. We watched this movie as a family a few years ago, and I remember thinking it was cute, but it didn’t become a family favorite. When we all sat down to watch it and pay closer attention to […] Read more…

Potato Soup Bar from ChefSarahElizabeth.com

Potato Soup Bar

Thank you Idahoan® Steakhouse® Soups for sponsoring this post. Grab yourself a bowl and celebrate National Soup Month with me! I LOVE soup! (Almost as much as I love pie.) My perfect meal very well might be a hot bowl of soup with some crusty bread for dipping followed by a fresh-from-the-oven blueberry pie with […] Read more…

The Foster's Family Dinner Menu from ChefSarahElizabeth.com

The Foster’s Family Dinner

Have you been watching the tv show The Foster’s? It comes back this coming Tuesday, January 9th! I had heard of it over the years, but never gave it a chance. Over the summer, when I had no other shows to watch, The Foster’s was my background noise during work days. I quickly got super […] Read more…

Teamwork Ocean-Inspired Tablescape from ChefSarahElizabeth.com

Teamwork Tablescape

This ocean-inspired teamwork tablescape accompanies our Family Dinner Book Club selection for this month. January is all about Teamwork, and our lead book is Swimmy by Leo Lionni. Check out the Teamwork Stew menu, a full reading list, and family activities. Our table runner is a long piece of craft paper that we finger-painted various […] Read more…

An Uncommon Holiday

Over the years, David and I have been becoming more socially and environmentally conscious. We strive to make a difference in our world through our acts, our relationships with our children and friends, our donations to worthy causes, and our spending habits. It is a fact of life that we have to spend money to […] Read more…

Autumn Dinner Party Menu from ChefSarahElizabeth.com

Autumn Dinner Party Menu

When I was in culinary school, my uncle went gaga over my newfound skills, and picked my brain as often as he could. We started cooking together, and throwing dinner parties together, and now that he lives halfway across the country and throws his own dinner parties, he regals his guests with tales of what […] Read more…

Rustic Hanukkah Tablescape from ChefSarahElizabeth.com

Rustic Hanukkah Tablescape

This is our first Hanukkah as an official Jewish household – since David converted in May, but it is our third celebrating and learning all about the holiday and traditions. I shared one of our Hanukkah menus the other day, so of course we needed a tablescape to accompany. I’m calling it a rustic Hanukkah […] Read more…

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