Recipes

Blood Orange Margarita

Blood Orange Margarita

Fresh blood orange juice, limes, tequila, orange liquor and ice make for a strong but very refreshing drink.   Blood Orange Margarita Up or on the rocks this drink is refreshing and all natural. Course Drinks Prep Time 2 minutes Servings 1 drink Author jkanell Ingredients 2 oz blood orange […]

Filo Cups

Filo Cups

I think the best part of pastry is often that crunch made possible by a small(😂😂😂) amount of butter or shortening. Sometimes the the pastry Doug can kind of overwhelm the filling or primary flavor. What’s the solution? Filo dough! Paper thin sheets of dough that you butter and layer […]

Winter Wonderland Cake

Winter Wonderland Cake

It’s still gloomy and definitely doesn’t feel like spring, so what better time to whip up a Winter Wonderland Cake?! I went a little crazy and Ombréd EVERYTHING! White chocolate buttercream, sanding sugar and all. 😀 I topped the cake off with an icy blue white chocolate ganache and multi-colored […]

Old Fashioned

Old Fashioned

My all time favorite drink is an old fashioned. It’s like alcohol version of pizza. When it’s done right it’s amazing, then it’s done poorly, it’s still not bad! I will of course be making mine correctly. A flamed orange peel, the right amount of bitters on that sugar cube, […]

Easy Canapés

Easy Canapés

I’m having a few neighbors over in a bit to see the new (almost finished place) and I wanted to have some bites ready to accompany the glass (or three) of wine we’ll have. Not in the mood for something complicated so I’m throwing together some canapés with simple fresh […]

Chocolate Raspberry Cupcakes

Chocolate Raspberry Cupcakes

For this totally random day 🙄 I made a batch of super-rich chocolate cupcakes, filled them with creamy chocolate ganache and topped them with a very healthy dollop of Italian buttercream flavored with a refreshing raspberry reduction. I’m glad this recipe makes more than a dozen; I was able to […]

Grapefruit Champagne Cake

Grapefruit Champagne Cake

Normally I would make some small dessert for two Valentine’s day thing, maybe a molten chocolate cake or something, but this year I wanted to make a big ole cake! I love citrus, and grapefruit is my favorite, freshly squeezed only please, but I wanted a little something extra to […]

Chocolate Pear Cake

Chocolate Pear Cake

It seems that, at least for me, things rarely go according to plan.. Originally I wanted to make a chocolate pear tart, I had it all planned out, ingredients and all, but just when I started to make them I thought maybe I should try making a chocolate pear cake […]

Greek Lemon Chicken

Greek Lemon Chicken

Growing up every week my parents would load my brother and I into the car and take us to the grandparents’ house for Sunday dinner. My grandfather would always be standing outside waiting, not sure if we were always late, but it felt that way! 😳 My grandmother always had […]