Blood Orange Mule

Every year I am absolutely obsessed with blood oranges when they come into season. The color is STUNNING and the juice adds a lovely bit of sweet citrus to cocktails. One of my favorite ways to use the juice is in a Moscow Mule. To enjoy these year round I juice a large batch ofContinue reading “Blood Orange Mule”

Microwave Cake

I am going to go right out and say it. I can’t take complete credit for this recipe. EEK! I know! There’s a successful YouTube videographer that’s from my area named Lisa Nguyen and she posts really great content. Not just cooking, but delicious food from restaurants, other food bloggers’ videos, food challenges, lots ofContinue reading “Microwave Cake”

Mr. Black 43

This week I turned 42. It was fabulously unremarkable and wonderful. I firmly believe in surrounding yourself with people who grant your wish of a comfy, cozy, relaxed birthday. I mention said birthday because my sister gifted me a bottle of Mr. Black Cold Brew Coffee Liqueur for the occasion. Although I may be theContinue reading “Mr. Black 43”

Kombuchatini

Kombucha + Vodka= Kombuchatini. Like any woman that lived early adulthood vicariously through the wildly glamorous ladies of Sex and the City, I just finished watching And Just Like That. As any true fan of the franchise would. Love it…or hate it, I know we’re all here for it. Catching up with our favorite NYCContinue reading “Kombuchatini”

Sparkling Aperol Gin Cocktail

Although this winter weather has everyone craving cozy bourbon and warm cocktails, I still like a refreshing light cocktail no matter the temperature outside. This fresh Aperol and gin delight is the perfect aperitif OR late night sipper. And anything bubbly is a plus in my book! Orange, lemon, herbal, sparkling…YUM! Give this gorgeous ladyContinue reading “Sparkling Aperol Gin Cocktail”

Caramelized Onion & Bacon Quiche

Quiche is such a versatile meal. I love it for breakfast and brunch, but it also comes in clutch for an easy dinner. You can add pretty much any meat, vegetable, and cheese you like, mix with a custard, pour it in a crust, and bake. BOOM. Dinner! This version is very decadent. Sweet caramelizedContinue reading “Caramelized Onion & Bacon Quiche”

Blueberry Lemon Gin Fizz

This is an easy sipper. Blueberry lemon flavor with a subtle hint of rosemary. Top it off with blueberry sparkling water and you have a tasty and pretty gin cocktail. Ingredients: 2 oz gin 2 oz blueberry lemonade** 1 sprig rosemary (more if garnishing) 4 oz blueberry sparkling water Ice In a shaker with 2-3Continue reading “Blueberry Lemon Gin Fizz”

Chicken and Dumplings

Do you ever make a meal because it reminds you of someone? When you eat it, you can almost feel that person with you? Growing up my grandmother from Texas made chicken and dumplings on very rare occasions. From scratch, so delicious! A meal that will always remind me of her and her kitchen. ThisContinue reading “Chicken and Dumplings”

Ginger Spiced Cranberry Bourbon

If you need a cocktail that tastes like the holidays this beverage is for you. Just a few ingredients and you have a festive cocktail to share during your gatherings. I hosted a small party last year and every one was asked to bring their favorite cocktail to share. I made these Ginger Spiced CranberryContinue reading “Ginger Spiced Cranberry Bourbon”