Happy almost Thanksgiving, where expanding waistbands are warranted and kitchen space has never felt so sacrificed.
As you enter head-first into food prep, don't forget about the table; for I believe the presentation of the plate is just as memorable as the first bite from the buffet!
Follow my steps for a seamless and stylish Thanksgiving table. This approachable and ever-so-elegant Thanksgiving setting will put your guests in a relaxed and thankful frame of mind.
1. Pick up a box of freshly baked cornbread muffins or mini loaves from the store or nearby bakery. (The sweet, holiday-appropriate snack can kick off your dinner or supplement the spread at hand.)
2. Grab a long wooden baguette tray for the center of your table. Fill with succulents and white pumpkins. Tuck in a border of Magnolia leaves from the neighbor's tree.
4. Nest a cornbread muffin in a natural linen napkin with a sprig of fresh herbs -- either rosemary, thyme or sage.