Fresh Eats Radio Guest Feature

I love twitter. I can’t help it. I know it may not be the best use of my time and in fact I frequently can’t believe how fast an hour can pass by when I simply log on to answer a question, or retweet something I like. However, in those lost hours are moments of […]

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Setting An Easy Spring Tablescape

Ah Spring… we smell you in the air, we feel you on our skin, we have waited through the chilly nights and short winter days for you to arrive and finally spring is here. It is time to put away our winter coats, open up all the windows, sweep off the front porch and welcome […]

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Green Asparagus Soup with Seared Scallops {#SundaySupper}

Asparagus Soup is the perfect way to savor this early spring vegetable. Asparagus season runs February through early June but the vegetables are at their peak in March and April – grab them while you can to whip up a batch of soup. This Green Asparagus Soup with Seared Scallops is ideal for a rich […]

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Dark And Irish Guinness Cocktail

You have heard of a Dark + Stormy, now try a Dark + Irish! Guinness, Dark Rum, Cold Brewed Coffee and Simple Syrup come together to create a rich beer cocktail to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day or for that matter… any day of the year! This beer cocktail is surprisingly rich in body and flavor, […]

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Bells Of Ireland

One of my all time favorite green flowers, the Bells Of Ireland, is also one of the most unusual looking flowers you will see in your market or florists shop, but it is the perfect stand alone statement flower arrangement you can place on your table. Also found under Bells-of-Ireland, and Shellflower or Shell flower – with the […]

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Zesty Southern Pimento Cheese 

Admittedly my relationship with Pimento Cheese did not begin until I moved South. I had heard of it, but honestly thought of it as some type of cheese mixture close to Port Wine Cheese or a Cheese Ball you have at the holiday’s. After a few visits with neighbors and attending various gatherings this “southern” […]

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Navy Bean + Kale Soup Recipe {#SundaySupper}

White Navy Beans and chicken broth form the base of this soup made with fresh kale, celery, carrots and tomatoes. Simmer this Navy Bean and Kale Soup on the stove and warm up the kitchen as well as your family for dinner time. According to lore…The navy bean got its current popular name because it was a staple […]

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Bailey’s Bonfire Cocktail

Few things can warm you to your toes after a day on the slopes like a warm Bailey’s Cocktail. This version adds a toasted marshmallow sweetness to the top layer. Sip as you watch the flurries melt away. If you are feeling really decadent, feel free to add a dash of cardamom to the milk […]

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How Does Karen Gillman of After The Band #CelebrateEveryday

In this interview with Karen Gillman, author of Life After the Band, we discuss An Appealing Plan, the book and how she finds ways to #CelebrateEveryday.   For the book launch I wanted to ask a few of my favorite people how they find ways in their busy schedules to celebrate everyday. The #CelebrateEveryday Interview […]

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Self Care Sunday :: learning to Appreciate Where You Right Now

Last weekend I was in the kitchen of a friend discussing the never ending question of “what’s next?”. I having published my first book and she literally just coming off an epic win on Cutthroat Kitchen over three male chefs. Both on a course, completely different paths to a somewhat similar goal of  one day having a […]

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