BLOG: Entertaining

| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
With National Moscato Day on May 9, we're celebrating in an even bigger way with #SutterHomeMoscato Week. Host your own Moscato party or happy hour with the tips below. Text, Tweet, or Call Your Friends A chilled glass of Moscato is always better with friends! Find delicious cocktail recipes,...
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
We are ready for a Cinco de Mayo fiesta this Sunday! Want to throw one of your own? We put together a few party tips. Set the Scene Embrace this holiday with festive décor! Set up a long picnic table or several smaller tables, throw on bright table cloths and add some flair with fresh flowers, fun...
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
Claire: My tip is what I call my Three C’s. For me, the key to a successful gathering, whether a dinner party or impromptu cocktails with friends who’ve dropped by, is to be a calm, confident and curious hostess. If I’m stressed by the timing or food, guests feel it. So I use only tried and true...
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
With the weather warming up, we cannot wait to move our parties and get-togethers outdoors. Whether you’re hosting a spring BBQ, block party, Sunday brunch, or graduation celebration, here are a few of our favorite outdoor party ideas – complete with games, décor, and food - gathered from Pinterest...
| Posted by Megan for Sutter Home
As Terry knows, chowder is the perfect low-key entertainment food. You can make a pot in the afternoon and keep it warm on the lowest flame on a back burner of your stove or in a crock pot. Invite people to drop by anytime between 5:30 and 7:30 for wine and an easy dinner. Right before people come...
| Posted by Megan for Sutter Home
Here at Sutter Home we are anxiously awaiting the launch of 2013’s Build a Better® Burger Recipe Contest next month. Until then we have been perfecting our burger-making techniques and finding the perfect ingredients. With great sponsors like KING’S HAWAIIAN® , Wholly Guacamole , The Beef Checkoff...
| Posted by Megan for Sutter Home
Happy Wine Wednesday! When was the last time you hung out with your best friend from high school or college? Wine Wednesday Rule #36: Call up your best friend from yesteryears. Reconnect over a glass of wine.
| Posted by Megan for Sutter Home
Goldie doesn’t like to eat; she likes to dine. She’s not a food snob, however, and she can appreciate the value of a good McDonald’s hamburger. Mostly, though, she likes to entertain and be entertained by others. Because Goldie’s personality is based on that of my own grandmother, Rose, I’ll offer...
| Posted by Megan for Sutter Home
Winter has settled in here in Vermont, which means a celebration of snow and ice and all things frozen. What better way to light the way to an evening gathering at your house than with beautiful ice candleholders? I’ve seen them several times and have always meant to try it myself. This is the year...
| Posted by Megan for Sutter Home
Our Facebook chat with the Good Girl Mixologists was so much fun - thanks for joining us! Here is the recipe for the Ruby Red Muscatini Made with Sutter Home Red Moscato. Will you be trying it this weekend? The Good Girls have mixed up this cocktail just for you! Watch the video now! Happy New Year...