Sea Salt and Brown Butter Rice Crispy Treats

Friday, July 21, 2017

I have no longer have any interest in your regular old rice crispy treat. Ever since my sister-in-law introduced me to the yumminess that is a sea salt and brown butter rice crispy treat, I’ve been obsessed.   I’ve always likes rice crispy treats, but they were kind of messy to make and weren’t exactly the star ...

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Minty Moscow Mule with vodka, ginger beer and limes

Summertime Minty Moscow Mule

Saturday, July 8, 2017

For some reason, I never thought of a Moscow Mule as a summer drink. But that was just me being silly, I guess. Moscow Mules are cold, crisp and refreshing. And throw in a little summer mint from your (our your neighbor’s) garden and you’ve got yourself a perfect summertime cocktail. Another reason I probably didn’t ...

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Bruschetta, tomato, basil, garlic

Easy Homemade Bruschetta

Monday, June 19, 2017

I consider this easy homemade bruschetta an oldie but a goodie. I needed something quick to bring over to a friends house for an impromptu Memorial Day pool party and I was inspired by these fresh, colorful tomatoes at Central Market. (I actually don’t like tomatoes all that much but for some reason this works ...

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Ahoy, Mateys & Mermaids!

Monday, May 22, 2017

My soon be three year old requested a mermaid party. All little girls love mermaids and thus mermaid parties, right? But this sweet little girl has two older brothers and is in a preschool class full of boys, so we had to switch things up a bit. More mermaids than mateys, we made sure that there ...

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A Little (Well, Long) Break, Explained

Thursday, May 4, 2017

As if I didn’t already know, Facebook was kind enough to remind me that I haven’t posted to More Mimosas, Please in awhile. I know, I know, but I feel like I have a good excuse.   Right before the holidays, we decided to put on house on the market. We loved our neighborhood and our house, ...

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Fork Free Appetizers - butternut squash soup, milkshakes, blt bites and chicken and waffles

Fork Free Appetizers Perfect for Holiday Entertaining

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

The holiday entertaining season is almost over, but if you’re like me you’re always looking for new recipes and ideas for your next party! Fabulous fork free appetizers are the first thing I look for when I’m planning a menu.   I like to enjoy my parties so my preference is easy, make-ahead items that just look ...

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Sweet Holiday Treats

Monday, December 12, 2016

One of my favorite things about the holiday season is holiday baking! It’s the perfect time to try new recipes, and share a few sweet holiday treats with those you love. Some people have tried and true family recipes that are a tradition to make each year, but my mom is more of a cooker ...

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Strawberry Orange Juice Mimosa Champagne

Strawberry Orange Juice Mimosa

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

November's Mimosa of the Month is a simple but special Strawberry Orange Juice Mimosa. With all the fuss around Thanksgiving dinner and the lead up to Christmas I thought something easy might be in needed.   With a house full of guests and the inevitable round of parties and open houses that come with the holiday season, ...

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Thanksgiving Menu Ideas

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

I like to mess around with our Thanksgiving Day menu right up until the last minute! And, while I love the idea of trying new things, I try to stick to my general entertaining rule of thumb 'go with what you know.' Even after hours of searching through my favorite cookbooks and blogs, I usually end ...

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Thanksgiving Centerpiece Ideas

Thursday, November 10, 2016

I’m super excited to host Thanksgiving at our house this year. We alternate holiday locations every year and we're typically on the road for turkey day. But due to a variety of reasons our family is coming to Dallas to celebrate. We love Thanksgiving because it’s just a bit more low key than Christmas. Shorter ...

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