Cream Cheese Coffee Cake

Holy Moly. This is one decadent breakfast. It’s rich and heavy and delicious. Serve with hot cups of coffee and your overnight guests will love you forever. from: The Complete America’s Test Kitchen TV Show Cookbook serves: 12 to 16 Lemon Sugar-Almond Topping 1/4 cup sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons finely grated lemon zest 1/2 cup […]

Water Lily

Looking back, I haven’t made a cocktail to share with you in a while. This summer it’s been all about Pinot Gris, Viognier and of course my usual Michigan IPA’s. I’ve also made David’s summer by getting into Belgian style beer, something which I have never liked before and am now wondering how that was […]

Whiskey Peach Smash

I apologize for the length of time between this and my last post. I should have been better prepared with something to post from afar, as David and I have kind of been all over the place lately enjoying old friends, new friends, and family from Ohio, Canada, Boston and everywhere in between! Summer is such […]

The Bushwick Spice Trade

This cocktail is bright and citrus-y with a hint of heat at the end of the sip. It is delicious alone, or pair it with some fiery Asian takeout for a spicy Saturday at home. from: Shake makes: 2 drinks 6 ounces gin 4 cubes cane sugar 1 1/2 ounces fresh lemon juice 4 slices fresh ginger […]

Between The Sheets

This provocatively named cocktail is pleasantly tart and very smooth. It is stronger than it’s cousin the Sidecar, though perhaps lacks a bit of the Sidecar’s distinctive and enduring magic. (Recipe coming soon!) However, it is definitely a good cocktail when one is in the mood for something smooth with heavy notes of citrus.

Lemon Lime Bars

I have to agree with Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito, “Curd is an ugly word for a delicious dessert”. As I’ve said in my lemon curd post, it is very versatile and can be used for a variety of things. This curd is smooth and tangy and is absolutely divine on top of the golden brown […]