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Everything Bagel Smoked Salmon Spread

This lovely spread is quick and easy to make and so delicious with flavors of smoked salmon, lemon juice, capers, fresh dill and a touch of horseradish. Topped with Everything Bagel Seasoning (this seasoning is made right here in Virginia!).

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Beverly Hills Iced Tea

The Beverly Hills Iced Tea Cocktail is a variation of the Long Island Iced Tea, but it’s more refined and elegant. If you can’t decide whether to use gin or vodka in your cocktail, no worries – this iced tea includes both gin and vodka. Long Island Iced Tea is

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Mother’s Day Brunch

Mother’s Day is on Sunday, May 12 this year. A beautiful day to celebrate the special mom in your life with a fabulous brunch. Treat mom to a fanciful brunch. Let’s begin with a cocktail. Mimosas are traditional (find my recipe for Wild Berry Mimosas here) and French 75 cocktails

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Pink Lemonade Vodka Slush

This delightful cocktail is perfect for a day at the beach or a sunny picnic at the lake. Super easy to make, but the slush does have to freeze overnight to make it slushy. One of my all time favorite cocktail recipes – enjoy!

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Sparkling Pear Prosecco Cocktail

I love the flavor of fresh pear in cocktails. It is difficult however to find pears that are perfectly ripe. So I often use Asian pears for my cocktails because I can find ripe ones at local Asian markets. Here’s one of my favorite sparkling pear cocktail recipes:

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Cornbread Salad in Mason Jars

Mason jars are such a fun way to serve salads. One of my favorite mason jar salads is Cornbread Salad – a Southern specialty. Chili in a mason jar – your favorite chili recipe, chilled, then layered with crumbled cornbread, sour cream, green onions and salsa is a fun treat

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Sweet and Spicy Pecans

On of my favorite snacks to serve on my cocktail table are Sweet and Spicy Pecans. Easy to make and hard for your guests to resist!

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Rosé Champagne + Fun Appetizers for Valentines Day

Valentines Day is the sweetest day of the year, so why not show your valentine that you are sweet on them with a bottle of rosé champagne? I love rosé bubbles on Valentines Day because it is the color of pink roses. Here’s some of my favorites available at your

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