Food + Drink

Blueberry and Goat Cheese Flatbread

We do a lot of casual entertaining and are always looking for fun, easy new recipes. We came across this beauty on Instagram. This fruit forward appetizer is both sweet and savory making it an ideal appetizer or casual entree. If you like to pair it with wine consider a youthful Grenache. The earthy notes
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Cocktails

Porch Pounding Spicy Mango Margarita

Welcome to the deep south where Spring is short lived. The sun is already high in the sky and preparing to share its wrath with the inhabitants of sunny Florida. This cocktail is guaranteed to put a smile on your face and drop your internal temperature by ten degrees! Easy drinking, with a tiny hint

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Savoring the Season

Make Ahead Lentil Salad

Let’s keep it simple, shall we? Creating weeknight wonders is no easy feat. I have often stared into my pantry or refrigerator on my way to work waiting for the meal fairy to present me with ideas. The farmer’s market was bustling this weekend with the arrival of late spring-early summer vegetables (Remember I live

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Ramblings and Rants

Off the Beaten Path

“Our lives are defined by opportunity, even the ones we miss.” ~The Curious Case of Benjamin Button I am a firm believer in opportunity, and I believe opportunities present themselves every day to us.  We may or may not be aware when an opportunity knocks, or what would have happened, if we said “yes” instead

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Food + Drink

Gumbo and All that Jazz

Do you remember a moment when you enjoyed a meal prepared by a friend, and you knew it would not be a “one-off” dish? You would return to this dish repeatedly. You make it so often now, you have adapted your steps, and you can with ease walk through the ingredients and the preparation in

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Food + Drink

Scallops with Citrus Ginger Sauce

Citrus is abundant this time of year, and readily available. A quick drive through neighborhoods and trees are laden down with fruit. We joke if you pay for your citrus this time of year, you must not have any friends (laugh). So, it’s no surprise we look for ways to use fresh citrus to make

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