This is one of the best sangrias I’ve tried yet. I am a sucker for pretty much any drink that includes elderflower liqueur, and the sweet, floral flavors of St-Germain pair perfectly with this fruity sangria. I made the recipe using the full 1 1/2 cups of St-Germain, but I think I will back that […]
I had a pint of beautiful blackberries looking up at me the other day. They seemed to say, “Well now that you’ve got us, what are you going to do with us?” I guess I could have baked them in a cobbler or pie, but I wanted to celebrate their fresh, raw, juiciness. Half of […]
Happy Cinco de Mayo! This is a celebratory day in our house as it is also David’s birthday. (Happy birthday my love.) The funny thing is, David has spent the May 5ths of his college and beyond years at Mexican restaurants drinking Dos Equis and eating enchiladas, so in recent years he has been wanting […]
As I’ve said before, the smashing Caipirinha is my favorite drink. The original is still my favorite, but I also love the cherry, St-Germain & Rosemary Caipiroska, and this one, which includes strawberries and pineapple along with the traditional lime. Muddle, shake, sip, and enjoy.
Muffins are a perfect accompaniment to lazy weekend breakfasts, or shine on their own with a cup of coffee. These blueberry muffins are more dense than their saccharine-sweet and cake-y sisters of coffee shop fare (which are definitely good too), but I think these are more suited to breakfast. When making the batter, be sure to whisk vigorously in step 2, then fold […]
I apologize for the small pictures, this is actually a post I wrote up a few years ago while David and I were living in California. (I like to think my photography skills have improved since I first started this blog…) This poor lemon curd post has been patiently waiting in my “drafts” section for quite a […]