October 17, 2017
Hygge. The Danish word (pronounced hue-guh) has risen to popularity over the past year with it’s promise of comfort and coziness that are almost synonymous with the fall. With the shortening days and cooling weather we were inspired to put together a guide to hosting an Autumnal gathering. Here is what you will need:
You want your table to feel informal yet create a sense of intimacy. We suggest bringing the party outdoor! Now that the summer heat is over, enjoying the fresh night air while dining under the stars is a simple way to create an awe filled experience.
Set the mood with the perfect lighting! We love the look of rope lights. A few strands tastefully placed can enhance your surroundings.
Add to the ambience with a few chunky candles on the table. We suggest candles scented with essential oils. Our favorite combination are: Lavender and Rosemary, not only do they smell amazing but they also help keep pesky mosquitoes away!
Lastly you want to make sure your guests are comfortable. Providing a few throw blankets and ponchos will keep everyone comfy and cozy when the temperature takes a dip.
Before the main course you want to make sure your guest have something to snack on. By putting together a beautiful antipasto platter you kill two birds with one stone! The gorgeous spread will act as an edible decoration to your table! We’ve put together the ultimate guide for creating your own antipasto spread. Click through to our blog to learn more!
An intimate dinner just isn’t complete without wine! Although everyone has their own preference between the multiple varieties, we suggest a white Italian wine for your festivities. Falanghina combines distinct floral, mineral and bright acidity for a pleasantly balanced taste that compliments our main dish.
For the main course we’ve chosen a delectable butternut squash and goat cheese ravioli with browned butter and oregano bread crumbs and sliced fresh figs. The recipe is relatively easy to follow, though we suggest giving yourself some time if you are making your own pasta dough! To recreate this dish check out the recipe! When the night is over no one wants the dreaded task of doing dishes! Click the banner below for our elegant color combination that goes perfectly with this Autumn theme! Our plates are heavy duty and eco-friendly! For more party ideas check out our blog!
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