Less than ten days until we make fall official! While the temps in Tennessee still soar above ninety degrees, the hues indoors are shifting to warmer tones and, in my home, beckon for harvest.
Next time you’re scheming the next girls’ gathering with your best friends or female family members, reconsider the traditional party and invite them over for an at-home spa-inspired fête. On a Saturday or Sunday morning, what beats a mocktail in pajamas with your nearest and dearest? Shoulder massage train, anyone?
Photos by Erin Mosher
Makes 1 cup
2 garlic cloves
Kosher salt + pepper
1/2 cup niçoise olives, pitted
1/2 cup oil-cured Mediterranean olives, pitted
2 teaspoons capers, rinsed
1 tablespoon lemon juice
Zest of one lemon
1/2 cup olive oil
2 tablespoons parsley
2 cups raw vegetables, such as radishes, carrots, jicama, cucumber
1. Purée all ingredients in your Vitamix until combined. Serve with crudîtes.