Irish Cream Brownies

I must give a hint of credit ~ well, more like a brownie pan of credit ~ to my folks for the inspiration for this one. “Mom made Irish Cream Brownies for St. Patty’s Day this year!” We hail Irish in our household. We are all about green on that given day. “It was sooooo…

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Lemon Asparagus Chicken Lasagna

Years and years ago I remember consuming one of the most delicious meals of my life. Delicious and delectable ~ for a variety of reasons. the food was exquisite the atmosphere was family and good friends the meal was prepared with love the entree was crafted throughout an entire day’s ritual the chef was someone very…

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Blood Orange Sesame Chicken & Broccoli

Growing up, a trip out to eat was a rare treat. We believed in home cooked meals and gathering around the table to talk, share, and endear. Our restaurants of choice for the special adventures were a pizza place all the way across town, the nearby dining room of the country club, or the neighborhood…

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Asparagus Fennel Cake Cups

So many times we find recipes across the interwebs for sweet and delicious protein powder treats. I suppose there is a time and a place for protein packed treats – well, yes, there certainly is! But today, I eschew the sweet for the savory. Today I crave the power packed protein of Nuzest with the…

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World of Whiskey – What to Pair

As I’ve delved into the world of whiskey and scotch, my appetite for the two has increased, and my craving for the complexity of the spirit continues to grow and grow. Upon first sip, I fell in love with Balvenie Doublewood. The sweet caramelization upon my lips, with the smooth cherry-wood finish enticed me evermore…

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Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie Bars

Okay, so it’s 4-20 and I’m not posting a recipe for secret brownies this year, but these Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie Bars will fit the bill. You’ll have to trust me on this one. After multiple attempts to create the perfect bourbon cookie, my cookie connoisseurs informed me there just wasn’t enough bourbon flavor. I…

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Cure All Tonic

The cold and flu season may be nearly over, but if you think you want a cure-all tonic around the house for the “just in case” days, move over anything you can buy. Make this baby. It will knock your socks off.

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Ginger Lime Artisan Bread & Jalapeño Honey Butter

Yes, I’m still rather obsessed with the concept of rustic, artisan bread. Baking the bread, and serving it fresh, warm out of the oven, slathered in melty golden butter is one of my very favorite things to do these days. I can’t get enough of it. Don’t you wish you were a neighbor or a…

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Spring Cupcakes

Springtime makes me smile. Baking causes my heart to sing. Time with friends feeds my soul. Pretty things make me melt. What makes you happy?

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