Nothing Fancy Dinner Party with Colu Henry

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Colu’s #NothingFancyDinnerParty

Must-have cheese for charcuterie board: Jasper Hill Farm's Harbison 

Home-cooked specialty: Fennel-Rubbed Pork Shoulder with Creamy White Beans and Herb Oil or Smoky and Spicy Shrimp with Anchovy Butter and Fregola. Both are in my new book "Colu Cooks: Easy Fancy Food."

Order-in: If I'm feeling lazy, I'll call in Fried Chicken from Gracie's and focus on the sides!

Beloved beverage: Sotelo's 2020 Rosé en Flor 

Must-have hosting item from Amazon: Rona's ISO wine glasses. They come in a 12-pack and are durable and chic.

Top pick for flowers: Depends on the season. Roses of all different colors and varieties always speak to me. 

Listening to: My friend Eliott made this "mix for Colu" for my book party. It's still my go-to. A lot of '60s and '70s artists—it's brilliant.

Go-to gift for the host/hostess with everything: Bubble bath. They can use it to soak after a big night. 

Dessert of choice: A glass of Oloroso sherry and the funkiest cheese I can find. 

Vegan or GF snack option: Green Goddess Dip with crudité.

Go-to conversation starter: "Tell me everything! How about we start there?"

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