4th of July Margarita Watermelon Wedges & Pecan Chicken Tenders Drizzled with Hot Honey
Indepdence Day is one of my favorite holidays. Very casual, no gifts to wrap, fun food, spending time outdoors. The food should be festive but casual. But, the food can be tricky. If you serve the food outside, be careful about food that will wilt or melt in the hot sun. I once spent hours […]
Mother’s Day Cocktails – Pink Honey Martini & Raspberry Frosé
Happy Mother’s Day! Here’s my favorite flirty cocktail recipes for Mom’s special day!
National Cosmopolitan Day – May 7
The Cosmo first hit the scene in the late 1980’s but didn’t gain true notoriety until its recurring role in the beloved ’90’s show Sex in the City. From there, the sultry pink cocktail became an undeniable fixture of the late ’90’s and continues to be popular over two decades later – with famous fans […]
Molcajete Roasted Tomato Salsa
A molcajete is the traditional Mexican version of the mortar and pestle, used to grid foods. I like to use my molcajete to make salsa. Here’s my favorite recipe for fresh salsa:
Wild Berry Mimosa
Spring is fresh berry season and Wild Berry Mimosas are the perfect way to showcase luscious strawberries, raspberries and blackberries!
Just in Time for Summer – No Cook Tomato Pasta Sauce
What to do with the over abundance of fresh tomatoes in your garden? Make No-cook Tomato Sauce to serve over pasta. Equally as delicious as cooked tomato pasta sauce, you will love this recipe because it is so easy and flavorful!
Pan-seared Red Snapper with Herb Salad and Caper Mayo
I do love an Appletini – the ones made with Calvados and sparkling apple juice, NOT made out of bottled cocktail mix. Here’s my favorite Appletini cocktail recipe:
Bacon Balsamic Deviled Eggs
Every southern cook has her/his own favorite recipe for Deviled Eggs. My favorite is Bacon Balsamic Deviled Eggs. Read my recipe below for a tip about how to make your Deviled Eggs sit up straight on the plate – without having to use a Deviled Egg plate.
Summer Ranch Tomatoes
The perfect recipe to use your fresh tomatoes out of your summer garden. Use only fresh garden tomatoes or heirloom tomatoes to allow the tomato flavor to shine in this recipe. This tomato salad can be made a day ahead of time. Fresh flavors of herbs and lemon too.