I’ve been trying to get back into exploring the creative aspect of everything in my life and that includes recipes. We’ve had such a lack of greenery and spring blooms with the never ending winter so I wanted to recreate spring on a plate. A salad isn’t the most exciting culinary meal that I’ve ever produced, but I still had fun putting it all together and damn it if this… Keep Reading
It seems like when I host a big get together my main course goes a little (or a lot) past the time I thought it was supposed to get done. My guests don’t seem to notice or mind, but that’s because I make sure to keep a steady flow of cocktails and snacks going in the meantime. One of those appetizer standbys is bruschetta. It’s simple, quick, and as long… Keep Reading
Since we’re nearing the end of May and I STILL haven’t started my garden, I thought I would poke a little fun at myself by making “potted plant” cupcakes instead. Inspired by Martha Stewart’s Potted Chocolate Mint Puddings, I started with a base of moist fluffy chocolate cake, followed by decadent whipped chocolate mint frosting, topped off with crumbled Oreos and fresh mint. This is one ‘plant’ that you won’t… Keep Reading
With the days warming up and every tree and flower in bloom right now, I was inspired to make a blushing spring cocktail that captured this beautiful season. This bubbly concoction is perfect for a spring or summer brunch and can easily be made into a non-alcoholic drink by using club soda or sparkling white grape juice!