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Mardi Gras Hurricane Cocktail Recipe { #SundaySupper }

“The world-famous Hurricane is a Pat O’Brien’s original. The cocktail is a sweet alcoholic drink consisting of rum, passion fruit syrup and limejuice. The drink originated in the 1940s because of the need to use up 50 cases of the less popular rum that the local distributors forced the bar to buy before getting the more popular scotch and whiskey liquors. […]

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Three Bean Sunday Chili

  This week I traveled to spend the week with family in the mountain town of South Lake Tahoe. It was my first trip there and after a VERY long day of travel we arrived to our snow covered rental home proceeding to fall asleep immediately. The next morning we woke up early now on […]

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From Board Room to Dining Room Interview Series: Michele Northrup

  Michele Northrup, aka Saucy Queen has been burning down the competition within the fiery food industry. Her all-natural gourmet hot sauce company has won more than 50 national awards within five years. Michele was named Tampa Bay Business Woman of the Year in Manufacturing & Business Leader’s Woman Extraordinaire, she is on fire! I […]

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White + Milk Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

If you have been hanging out here a bit you see most of my recipes are savory meals and cocktails, so when I was recently invited to a cookie swap, a small wave of panic came over me. What to make? What cookie do I want to present to this group of new friends? What […]

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Cranberry Anise Syrup Recipe

  The addition of Star Anise to this easy to make cranberry syrup adds the perfect amount of spiciness for fall and winter. Use it over desserts or in your welcome cocktails when entertaining over the holidays. Cranberry Anise Syrup Recipe INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 Cups Cranberries 1 1/2 Cups Sugar 1 Cup Water 3 Star […]

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Harvest Champagne + Fig Cocktail

This twist on the champagne cocktail recipe has a splash of bourbon, adding just the right amount of depth to make it perfect to allow it to stand up to the bolder flavors of the Fall Season. Welcoming guests to a Harvest, or Thanksgiving, Dinner with this cocktail will soon to be a family tradition. […]

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Savory Tomato & Poblano Pie Recipe {#SundaySupper}

Inspired by a recipe in the August / September issue of Garden & Gun Magazine , with a little more heat added by Poblanos and optional jalapeno peppers, this Tomato Pie is the perfect use of abundant tomatoes in August New Jersey gardens with a nod to my new-found appreciation of southern cooking. I hope you enjoy it […]

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Dark & Stormy Cocktail Recipe { #SundaySupper }

For this week’s SundaySupper we needed to select a recipe based on a song, any song we like. Well of course I had to head to my “roots”, New Jersey and one of my all time favorite musicians, Mr. BBRRRRRUUUUUUUUUCE Springsteen. While it is one of his lesser known songs it seems to me it […]

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Grilled Rosemary Chicken Recipe

  Summertime is grilling time and chicken is a staple in most homes that own a grill. Try this citrus and rosemary variation this weekend to shake things up a bit. I think you will find it juicy and delicious! Rosemary Grilled Chicken INGREDIENTS 2 3–4-pound chickens, each cut into 4 pieces, 3/4 cup olive […]

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Mapo Tofu Recipe from #SteamyKitchen Healthy Asian Favorites {#SundaySupper & Book Giveaway}

Jaden Hair, first “came into my life” in 2009 at the social media conference Social Fresh . My boyfriend at the time, now my husband, was representing an online course and she had stopped his table to get more information on SEO and building an online presence. She obivously made an impression, after the event […]

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