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Chive Leek and Cheese Quiche for Spring Brunch or Entertaining on by @KraylFunch

Chive, Leek + Cheese Quiche {#SundaySupper}

Brunch is my favorite meal to serve when hosting a Spring Gathering and it must feature a menu highlighting the best herbs of my Spring garden. Flowering chives and spring leeks are the perfect combination for a Chive, Leek and Cheese Quiche.   Sure I liked chives, who doesn’t. They added color and flavor to […]

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Container Herb Garden From Seed #OXOSpringGardening

Spring and Summer-like temperatures, have come to our neighborhood and I am finally creating the container herb garden from seed I have been talking about for the last couple of years. Included in this project is replacing the mix of planters currently on our balcony with a constant look of one style, using all organic […]

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Homemade Organic Lavender Honey {#SundaySupper}

Perfect to make and keep on hand to add to hot tea or to add a wonderful natural sweetness to your favorite cocktail, this Lavender Honey is also the perfect gift from the kitchen to bring as a hostess or “welcome to the neighborhood” gift. Organic Lavender Honey INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup lavender flowers, organic or […]

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Vanilla Mint Soda Sipper Recipe

VANILLA MINT SODA SIPPER RECIPE INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons Vanilla Bean Simple Syrup {recipe below} 6-8 fresh picked mint leaves, plus one sprig for garnish tonic water crushed Ice berries for garnish tall glass Shady Tree in Your Favorite Garden METHOD In a tall glass muddle the mint leaves together with Vanilla Simple Syrup. Add Ice to 3/4 […]

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raspberry lime cocktail #anappealingplan

Raspberry Rosemary Summer Sipper

A big part of entertaining is being the best host you can be so, I always like to offer my guests a beverage to sip on during an event. So here is the Suggested Sip of the Week recipe, with alcohol and non-alcoholic versions. RASPBERRY ROSEMARY SUMMER SIPPER Previous Recipes include: Basil Grapefruit Sipper, Thyme […]

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Cocktail Recipe: The Garden Party Sipper {#GardenPartyChat}

Tonight’s An Appealing Plan  #GardenPartyChat on Twitter {Wednesday 8P EST} topic will be Celebrating Fourth Of July. Seems pretty straight forward right? Problem is turns out we all have our own version of what this means. {Join us on twitter here} As a proper host, I of course would like to offer my guests a beverage to […]

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Provence Lavender Cocktails At the Museum

The Theme: An Evening in Paris The Venue: The new space of the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts in downtown Tampa. “The Cube” as it is called is magnificent. I huge change from their previous location and will make an impact on you each time you are able to enter the space. The reason to […]

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Asparagus Soup… Cold Spring Trend

We all know there is more than one way to do pretty much everything but when I came across “Asparagus Soup with Poached Egg” twice in two days and thought it was worth testing and sharing. The first one is from Williams-Sonoma and I found it when I was at my local shop drooling over pretty much […]

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krayl funch #AnAppealingPlan Drying Thyme & Mint

A Little Thyme In the Sun

Recently I planted lettuce seeds in a patio container already full with Thyme, now the lettuce is growing {can’t wait to taste that first salad} so decided it was time to cut back the overgrown Thyme and dry half of it for cooking and use the other half for my candle collection. My mint has […]

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The Foodie In You: Day After Tarts

The past weekend was filled with rushing here, need to be there, make this, bring that and not to mention all the various menu items our bodies are exposed to over the holidays. Although I honestly love every minute of it, the day after Christmas was the first day we had nowhere to be, no […]

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Herb Gardens for your kitchen

Gifts for the Foodie: DIY Kitchen Herb Gardens

Still searching for a gift for the foodie on your list? Create an organic kitchen herb garden for the counter or sunny window. Collect all your supplies: * Organic Herbs from local farmers market (or most grocery stores are now carrying fresh options by Shenandoah Growers in the produce area as well) * Organic Potting Soil – […]

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