Food + Drink

Asparagus, Goat Cheese and Tarragon Tart

Welcome to Spring! This tart has turned out to be a favorite in our home. A Store bought puff pastry makes for easy work for this tart recipe. This recipe takes about 10 minutes to prep, and another 25-30 minutes baking. You can cut them up for easy serve appetizers or serve with a salad

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Food + Drink

Mozzarella, Tomato and Strawberry Salad

You may not know this but strawberries and tomatoes are a delicious natural pairing. The sweetness and the acidity of ripe strawberries and tomatoes complement each other, and together are irresistible. This beautiful summer salad is easy to prepare, and serve up for family or guests at your next gathering. You may think it’s a

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Cocktails

It’s Five O’ clock Right Here- The “Freddie” Eddy Cocktail

Here’s a super simple cocktail recipe that is perfect for a boozy night or an afternoon on the patio. The “Freddie” Eddy Cocktail Serves One   Ingredients: 3 ounces Deep Eddy Ruby Red Vodka 1 ounce Domaine DE Canton French-Ginger Liqueur 1 ounce Red Grapefruit Juice (Fresh Squeezed) 3 Fresh Basil Leaves Directions: Add all

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Pistachio Cake
dessert

Lemon Pistachio Cake with Mascarpone Frosting

We came across this recipe featured in the Costco Connection magazine and were immediately hooked.  This mega delicious cake is lemony, buttery, nutty and adorned with an icing of mascarpone cheese. It’s elegant, and a little exotic. The recipe has been made by my husband (he’s the baker in the family) at least half a

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Food + Drink

Savoring the Seasons: Sticky Toffee Date Cake with Bourbon Glaze

“Dear Self, this going to be your year. So dust off your sh*tkickers and let’s get started” ~ All my love, Me We are not big fans of the New Year’s Eve hype and I don’t know about you, but I certainly don’t feel renewed on the first of January.  Still January 1 is the

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Food + Drink

Savoring the Season: Spicy Watermelon Margaritas

The sun is blazing, and its late afternoon on a Sunday.  We retreat to our patio to escape the sweltering heat.  The ceiling fans are humming overhead, and the wind down begins.  Warm weather appetizers are a must and we start with crispy polenta rounds, with creamy burrata, sliced watermelon wedges, and a arugula tossed

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