garlic2

we’re in the throes of late summer now. autumn will be here before we know it, with its chilly breezes that stir up the fallen leaves. well, technically in Florida, autumn probably won’t start for us until late November, but i’m going to continue to dreamily wish it would arrive sooner. the end of...

bars1

when i got this month’s e-mail regarding the Recipe Swap, i got all sorts of nostalgic. scanning the list of ingredients, i spied cinnamon, ginger and coffee, all flavors i happen to know and love very well. instantly, i started to think about the holidays. okay, maybe i was thinking about wintertime because i...

bonbons1

so remember that one time that i posted a bunch of ice cream recipes for ice cream week? like, two weeks ago? and remember how i said i wasn’t going to post another ice cream recipe for a while? well, apparently “a while” to me is about two weeks. i just can’t stay away...

tart4

do you ever get obsessed with pans or tools or ingredients in your kitchen? i do. i am crazy in love with this rectangular tart pan. i’ve had this cute little pan for a little over a month, and i’ve already made an insane amount of things with it: a savory tart, countless tart...

rootbeer3

i stopped drinking soda about six years ago, after i realized that my diet coke habit was a teeny bit out of control. like, 12 cans a day out of control. pretty bad, huh? giving up soda wasn’t as difficult as i thought it’d be, and today i pretty much hate the stuff. with...

bourbon

have you ever been to New Orleans? i’ve had an intense desire to visit this celebrated city since i was 16, when my passion for food and cooking began to bloom.

mango1

cocktail friday is back, ya’ll! we can all agree that it’s crazy ridiculous hot out, right? what could be better on a 100 degree day than a frosty, refreshing frozen drink?