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]

Super Bowl Crowd Pleasers

Super Bowl Crowd Pleasers

Whether you’re a die-hard football fan,  you’re in it for the commercials, or you simply love a reason to throw a party, we’ve got you covered. A Super Bowl party must have 5 things:  Beer  Chicken Wings  Cheese platter  Chips & Dips  Family & Friends How to incorporate “Beer” into your party – not that […] [more]

Hello February!

Hello February!

“Winter is the time for comfort, for good food & warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire. –  it is time for home.”  – Edith Sitwell Ahh, that quote just warms my heart on this cold first day of February.  I’m going to use this quote as my […] [more]

Bridal Shower Menu Tasting

Bridal Shower Menu Tasting

I’m so excited to be co-hosting a bridal shower for my BFF’s daughter!  We want the shower to reflect the bride-to-be.  Shannon is gorgeous, fun, loves mimosas, and is a vegetarian.  Knowing that we decided to hold the shower late morning so we could serve mimosas with a light brunch – yum! Before finalizing our […] [more]