Spring Giveaway with Sokenbicha Tea!

Sokenbicha Replenish Tea

There’s nothing that sends me sailing into spring with more ease than an ice cold, refreshing drink. When I reach for one, it’s often iced tea with a hint of fruity flavor and a replenishing feeling, like these Sokenbicha Teas. One sip and you...

Homemade Chocolate Syrup

Homemade Chocolate Syrup

Let’s be honest. We’ve all been there, late at night, fridge open and Hershey’s chocolate syrup squeeze bottle in hand. Shameful, but oh so delicious. Now, imagine that the chocolate syrup isn’t chockfull of artificial flavors, preservatives and processed sugars, but simple, quality ingredients...

Croissant and Chocolate Bread Pudding

Croissant and Chocolate Bread Pudding

Before winter is gone for good and cold days make way for colder drinks, I want to share with you one of my most favorite warm, comforting desserts ever. This bread pudding is crafted from fresh, buttery croissants, melt-in-your-mouth gourmet dark chocolate and pure...

Irish Buck Cocktail

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Cheers, foodie friends! It’s your lucky day. I’ve got for you a refreshing and super simple cocktail with good, basic ingredients and a tasty balance of flavor and pizazz! Lads and lasses alike will love this one, since the only fruity flavor comes from...

Chocolate Stout Cupcakes with Irish Whiskey Frosting

Guinness Chocolate Cupcakes

For the next several days, we’re getting new floors installed on the whole first floor of our house. Life is anything but pretty, frilly and cupcake-y at the moment. But, in honor of St. Patrick’s Day, and because who doesn’t love chocolate and beer...

Mini Vegetable and Bacon Frittatas

Mini Vegetable and Bacon Frittatas

As I said in my last post, sweet breakfasts are kind of my thing – I’ve got to have at least a piece of fruit, and I hold pretty steadfast on that. But, as with most things in life, there’s an exception. And you...

Chocolate-Vanilla Marbled Bread

Chocolate-Vanilla Marbled Bread

My husband may be a savory breakfast person, but on my side of the table there’s got to be a little sweetness. Whether with fresh fruit or muffins, or even just a flavorful cinnamon tea, I love to wake up to a weekend breakfast...

Blood Orange Margaritas

Blood Orange Margaritas

Spring is sprouting little by little here in Austin, and the weather is slowly but surely taking a turn for the warmer. This has meant shorter skirts and longer evenings spent out on our porch, sipping strong drinks while watching the sun sizzle down....

Roasted Vegetable Macaroni & Cheese Cups

Roasted Vegetable Macaroni & Cheese Cups

Around here, we’re all about comfort food, and if you aren’t aware that macaroni and cheese is synonymous with comfort food… well, let me educate you. Macaroni and cheese equals all that is good in this world. It’s a hug in a bowl, a...

Salmon Couscous Salad with Tomatoes and Zucchini

Salmon Couscous Salad

We eat a lot of good food in this house, but one element that’s severely lacking in our daily diets is fish. What we need is fewer fats and more Mediterranean – olive oil, vegetables, red wine and plenty of thick pink salmon! …Not...