2017

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What to Serve for New Years Eve

What to Serve for New Years Eve

If you’re like me, you struggle with what to make for New Years Eve.  I love to celebrate with Cocktails & Nibbles, but I also like to serve a casual, yet elegant dinner. Not to worry, we’ve got you covered with a menu that will work for either foodiestyle: Poinsettia Martini, Decadent Cheese Platter, Spicy Shrimp […] [more]

Cinco de Mayo Menu Pairing

Cinco de Mayo Menu Pairing

 Cinco de Mayo is the perfect reason to get together with family & friends to nurture those relationships with great food & great style! My foodiestyle preference is Rustic Chic which means, I like to keep my gatherings small & casual, yet stylish.  I love to serve simple, fresh & delicious meals family style on large serving […] [more]

The BEST Chicken Tortilla Soup

The BEST Chicken Tortilla Soup

I’ve been craving the Tortilla Soup from Tommy Bahamas’ restaurant, it’s so good!  It’s the perfect blend of spice & creaminess – so yummy.  I set out to  find the Best tortilla soup recipe, the one that would rival Tommy Bahamas.  Well, I think I found it on Pinterest – everyone’s go-to recipe site these […] [more]

Spring Perfect Pairings 2017

Spring Perfect Pairings 2017

Day light savings time begins Sunday, you know what that means?  Spring is right around the corner – yippee!  Spring signals a different kind of cooking at our house.  We leave behind long-simmered braises and savory dishes for lighter and easy to make dishes with fresh seasonal ingredients. In our 2017 Spring Perfect Pairings you’ll […] [more]

Chocolate & Valentine’s Day

Chocolate & Valentine’s Day

What’s the best way to say Happy Valentine’s Day to your family…  Chocolate of course! Here are 5 Quick, Easy, Delicious, and Inexpensive Ways to Say Happy Valentines Day with Chocolate: 1. For the Adult in your life:  – the way to my husband’s heart is Chocolate Truffles & Bourbon!  Chocolate pairs perfectly with wine.  Chocolate dipped […] [more]