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Creamy Tofu + Lemon Herb Dip For a Modern Relish Tray

Modern relish trays have come along way from the simple glass platter your Grandmother served before family dinners however, the concept that you are serving items that tend to be on the lighter side still holds true.  all photo credits in this feature :: Tabitha Blue of the fresh mommy blog For most trays you […]

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The Perfect Autumn Bellini Recipe

Cooler temperatures and additional clothing layers have never stopped me from enjoying a chilled glass of champers. However, it does make me crave a slightly “warmer” version with spices such as cardamom and allspice found in this Autumn Bellini recipe.       Breakfast Apple-Currant Dutch Baby Pancake by The Weekend Gourmet Apple Swirled Pumpkin […]

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Peach Simple Syrup Iced Tea with Mint

Sweet Tea is a truly Southern tradition, not only during the summer but year round, you will find people sipping it on the porch or serving to friends gathered around the kitchen table. A wonderful alternative to serving pre-sweetened tea is to create a simple syrup and allow guest to add to their taste preference. […]

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The Ultimate Summer Solstice Cocktail

For me there are two culinary reminders that the Summer Solstice is here – lemonade and lavender. I still can hear the calm voice of the Country Time Lemonade commercials from the 80’s letting us all know that “summer is just a short 94 days long this year…”, those precious fleeting days of warmth and feeling free, […]

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Refreshing Poolside Cocktail Recipe

There are few things I enjoy as much as sipping a refreshing cocktail poolside in the summertime. You can just imagine the pool boy serving them up and passing out chilled towels. This refreshing poolside cocktail recipe came about last weekend when my husband and I were at the pool and found ourselves out of […]

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Cilantro Margarita recipe perfect for a summer celebration Cinco de mayo, BBQ, neighborhood block party anappealingplan.com by @KraylFunch 14 1000x

The Tastiest Cilantro Margarita

This Cilantro Margarita has a little twist on it. With super fresh ingredients it is perfect for Cinco de Mayo, a neighborhood BBQ or just a girls night on the back porch. I know you are going to love it. The main ingredients we are going to use in this cocktail are tequila, lime juice, […]

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The Perfect Kentucky Derby Mint Julep Recipe

Who doesn’t love an excuse to dress up, put on a gorgeous spring hat and drink out of a chilled silver cup? I know this girl does! This quick and easy Mint Julep cocktail recipe is perfect for a Kentucky Derby party or for a lazy summer day on the front porch. Whether you live […]

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The Pretty Peacock Cocktail via AnAppealingPlan.com by Krayl Funch A perfect cocktail for spring and summer gatherings featuring Pavan and Elderflower rv

The Prettiest Spring Cocktail :: The Pretty Peacock

Spring flowers are not just to be kept in the garden – bring them to the table by adding them to your favorite Spring cocktail recipes. This Pretty Peacock cocktail gets it’s name from the Pavan Liqueur as well as the additional bright colors of edible flowers floating on top. The lovely combination of flavors […]

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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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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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