Recipes

Blood Orange Tequila Pudding with Graham Cracker Dust

Blood Orange Tequila Pudding with Graham Cracker Dust

If you love no-bake, make-ahead desserts, then this blood orange pudding with graham cracker dust is for you! It’s creamy, tart, and delicious, and it gets a nice kick from a bit of tequila. Pudding for Grown Ups (and Kids!) I wanted to make this […]

Pickled Persimmon Martini

Pickled Persimmon Martini

This week, I bring you another delicious fall-themed cocktail: a pickled persimmon martini. This drink is crisp, a little bit savory, and perfect for all your fall celebrations (including Thanksgiving!). What are Persimmons? If you have never had a persimmon, you are in for a […]

Creamy Roasted Garlic and Cauliflower Soup (V, GF)

Creamy Roasted Garlic and Cauliflower Soup (V, GF)

Can we talk about how wonderful soup is for a minute? It’s easy to make, freezes well, and it keeps you warm and cozy on a chilly fall or winter day. As you can tell I’m a big fan of soup, so I couldn’t resist […]

Oven-Poached Pears with White Wine (V, GF)

Oven-Poached Pears with White Wine (V, GF)

Who here likes wine? I definitely do, so I couldn’t resist making an easy dessert with wine as one of the main ingredients. These oven-poached pears with white wine are beautiful enough for a romantic dinner for two but also easy enough to make for […]

Boiled Potatoes with Pesto (V, GF)

Boiled Potatoes with Pesto (V, GF)

Is it just me or are the holidays just around the corner? I always try to make hosting holiday celebrations easier on myself by coming up with a couple of easy side dishes that I can whip up in no time to concentrate on the […]

Smoky Apple Margarita

Smoky Apple Margarita

Fall is here, peeps! That means falling leaves, carving pumpkins and, of course, cozy cocktails. It doesn’t get much cozier than this smoky apple margarita. The smokiness comes from a bit of mezcal, a Mexican spirit similar to tequila and the whole thing is finished […]

Cream Cheese and Prosciutto Stuffed Mushrooms (GF)

Cream Cheese and Prosciutto Stuffed Mushrooms (GF)

Your guests are guaranteed to fight over these delicious and easy to make cream cheese and prosciutto stuffed mushrooms. They are the perfect appetizer for a fancy cocktail party, Thanksgiving celebration, or potluck. About the Recipe This recipe is particularly special to me because it’s […]

Peach Martinez Cocktail

Peach Martinez Cocktail

I can’t tell you how excited I am for fall. I love the colorful leaves, crisp, sunny days, and all the wonderful seasonal produce and drinks. Summer is not quite over yet, though, so l wanted to make a cocktail that would encapsulate the best […]

Macerated Stone Fruit & Blackberries with Rum Whipped Cream

Macerated Stone Fruit & Blackberries with Rum Whipped Cream

Summer is almost over, so I wanted to come up with a recipe to celebrate what is left of the season. Enter this super easy and elegant macerated stone fruit and whipped cream dessert. It can be made with any stone fruit like peaches, nectarines […]

Hatch Chile Guacamole

Hatch Chile Guacamole

It’s my favorite time of the year: pepper season! To make the most out of it, I came up with this roasted Hatch chile guacamole. It’s creamy, spicy, vegan, AND gluten free. It is also the perfect appetizer for game night, a Labor Day barbecue, […]