As the old year comes to an end and we are on the cusps of ringing in the new, many of us may pause to reflect and perhaps consider our friends and family members. Of course, breaking bread often plays an important role at gatherings, and this year’s compilation of cookbooks offers pleasing propositions for entertaining, as well a quiet meal at home. Enjoy!
This 6-bedroom, 7 full- and 2 half-bathroom home in Ladue is listed for $1.849 million.
This 4-bedroom, 3 full- and 1 half-bathroom home in Town & Country is listed for $969,800.
Just because there’s a chill in the air doesn’t mean you can’t still get out and support local purveyors. The Schlafly Farmers Market at The Bottleworks in Maplewood is moving indoors for the winter months for all of your local shopping needs. Shop from 8:30 a.m. until noon on the following Saturdays: Dec. 20; Jan. 24; Feb. 28; and March 28. More info is available at schlaflyfarmersmarket.com.
Q: Chef, I saw your wonderful gingerbread house at River City, and enjoyed breakfast with my family a few days ago. Would you share the recipe for the gingerbread cookie stars you served? I would like to make some for Christmas this year.
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What are you doing New Year’s Eve?
The St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum has unveiled its first-ever temporary exhibit: Stan Musial: 'The Man' Off the Field. Displays include artifacts from the Cardinals, as well as items on loan from the Musial family.
This week, Facebook nation observed 'National Unfriend Day.' The idea was launched in 2010 by talk show host Jimmy Kimmel, who believes that the word 'friend' is being used loosely on the social media network of 1.3 billion users. Mr. Kimmel's claim is backed up by a number of recent studies, including one by Oxford anthropology professor Robin Dunbar, who found that the average person can maintain no more than 150 meaningful relationships. In his declaration, Mr. Kimmel suggests categories by which one can unfriend another. Among them are the so-called 'over-sharers,' those who insist on sharing that they overslept, burnt their breakfast toast (picture included), or that they went to the gym (apparently, the workout doesn't count unless you tell people about it).
So, Cranky is 16. Like most 16-year-old girls, she is focused on a few priorities: clothes, boys, texts, One Direction and homework—if the last item is not on that list, please don't shatter my belief system. So it comes as no surprise that when a diet miracle appears on social media, Cranky would be quick to jump on it.
With the holiday season comes holiday shopping, and Ladue’s Colonial Marketplace is dedicated to providing customers with a unique and convenient retail, dining and lifestyle destination.
Wedding cakes play a starring role at any wedding. It usually is given a table all its own, positioned strategically so that as many guests can see it as possible. Cutting of the cake can be a high point in the wedding reception. Wedding cakes, the cutting of, and the eating of the proffered bites by your new spouse has been a classical idea steeped in symbolism—usually to ensure a fruitful union.
This 4-bedroom, 4 full- and 1-half bathroom home in the Ladue School District is listed for $750,000.
“My husband calls me Mrs. Winchester, since I keep adding on to the house and find ways to create new spaces,” says the homeowner of this renovated and expanded 1934 Ladue home.
Mike Karasick, Susan Kemppainen, Kristen Wild, Sarah Oberman
Dr. Annemieke De Wilde, Shunhon Pai, Geetanjali Tandon
Fred Williams, Lisa Dibler, Mike Simon, Paula Conrad
Bobbi Miller, Ellen Futterman, Laura Silver
Laurie Lock, Dana Sandweiss, Dawn Weinstock
Chris and Catherine Hamlin, Mike Minkler
Marjorie Dellas, Catherine Schamburg, Peggy Garrett, Heidi Schamburg
Carol Carinci, Hank Kauffman, Laura Silver