Browsing Category Food & Drink

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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Champagne, Prosecco, Sparkling Wine, Oh My!


Friday, October 21, 2016

It’s no secret that I love Champagne. And Prosecco. And Sparkling Wine. And sometimes even Cava. I firmly believe that bubbles make people happy, regardless of place of origin.   But in honor of Champagne Day, I thought I would take a few minutes to share the differences between various sparkling wines. But then I found this ...

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Blood Orange Juice and Honey Mimosa

Blood Orange Juice and Honey Mimosa


Wednesday, October 12, 2016

There’s nothing scary about blood oranges, but with Halloween around the corner it seemed like a perfect time to try out a Blood Orange Juice and Honey Mimosa! Blood oranges start popping up in the grocery story in the fall but are at their best in the winter. They taste similar to a regular orange but ...

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Mixed Berry Crisp


Monday, September 26, 2016

I love fruity deserts. I’ll take a hot, fresh berry crisp or crostini topped with ice cream over a dense chocolate dessert any day of the week.   Crisps and crumbles are awesome in the summer when the berries are poppin’ off the bushes and they work in the winter when you want a warm, comforting dessert. It ...

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party popcorn

Party Popcorn


Thursday, September 15, 2016

We love popcorn. We love chocolate. We love sprinkles. So of course, we love party popcorn! Sometimes the simplest things are the best. Party Popcorn falls into that category. It was a last minute add to Evie’s birthday party menu but it was probably the most popular sweet treat. Not to mention I found some little ...

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summer time cocktail with lime juice, grapefruit juice, fresca and tequila

Rosemary Beach Paloma


Saturday, September 3, 2016

I'm a margarita girl at heart, but this Rosemary Beach Paloma has been my go to this summer. I totally made up the name of this drink - I felt bad calling it a straight up Paloma because a key ingredient is Fresca. I’m pretty sure the dudes in Mexico who created the Paloma did ...

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