Cocktails & Drinks

Cinnamon Simple Syrup

I love the smell of cinnamon, how about you? This syrup is the best option for the busy mornings and your children will love it. The only problem is that my little niece often forgets her manners and lick the leftover syrup off her plate. Cinnamon Simple Syrup Ingredients 1/2 cup white sugar 1/2 cup …

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Ruthies Fanciful Raspberry Ribbons

One of my favorite Christmas traditions is making plates of goodies to give to our neighbors. I have a few standby recipes like my Champagne Berries Lavender Cookies and Chocolate Hazelnut Tart. But every year I have fun experimenting and trying new recipes. So here we are with Ruthies Fanciful Raspberry Ribbons. Hope you will …

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Strawberry Vinaigrette

Here’s the other product of the big bucket of strawberries that my neighbors gave me.  Sweet strawberry vinaigrette.  Serve this over a simple salad of baby greens, sliced almonds (maybe candied if you have them on hand) sliced strawberries and diced avocado.  Early summer lunch or dinner is done in a flash! Strawberry Vinaigrette Makes …

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Strawberry Clafoutis

If you just said to yourself, a Clafou-who? Don’t worry. I didn’t know what it was either until I came across a recipe of one while I was searching for some breakfast inspiration.  Clafoutis is a French dessert that is traditionally made of cherries baked into a flan filling.  See?  How would we know that …

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Rhyme & Reason

I’m excited to share today’s cocktail with you because I think it’s sort of different!  I don’t want to say that it’s been cool here in Greenville, but there’s definitely been a couple of mornings that I’ve felt a light breeze.  It’s more of a ‘I just walked by a fridge that’s slightly ajar’ and …

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Blueberry-Ginger Caipirinhas

IIIIIIIT’s FRIDAY!  And you know what that means!  It’s cocktail time!  Caipirinhas are the traditional drink of Brazil.  They are made with cachaca which is sort of the Brazilian version of rum.  I was given a big bottle of cachaca a couple months ago so I could experiment making different kinds of Caipirinhas this summer. The regular …

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egg-salad

Egg Salad My parents have been renovating their house over the last eight months and they are now in the middle of a huge kitchen renovation.  My mom is an incredible cook, and she has always wanted a really great cook’s kitchen, which she’s finally getting.  Before, when you walked into my parents house from …

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