Spring Fling

Chef Michael Scelfo shares his secrets for the ultimate al fresco dinner party.

michael scelfo dinner party recipe

Ellen Scelfo, an avid baker, serves up her famous dessert, strawberry-and-basil buckle with black-pepper ice cream.

michael scelfo dinner party recipe

Ellen Scelfo (right) catches up with her guests over dessert.

michael scelfo dinner party recipe

Scelfo and his friends enjoy after-dinner whiskey.

michael scelfo dinner party recipe

During the warmer months, the Scelfos often grill outdoors.

michael scelfo dinner party recipe

Scelfo in his home kitchen.

michael scelfo dinner party recipe

A drawing by the Scelfos’ children hangs in the kitchen.

michael scelfo dinner party recipe

A cheese grater that’s been in Scelfo’s family for multiple generations.

michael scelfo dinner party recipe

Scelfo used salvaged wood as shelving in the kitchen.


Leah Mennies
Leah Mennies Leah Mennies, Senior Food Editor at Boston Magazine lmennies@bostonmagazine.com


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