Minty and refreshing, a Classic Mojito is a fun summer rum cocktail that appeals to most people. This recipe makes one cocktail, but there is enough Mojito Syrup to make a pitcher! When it’s hot outside and I’m feeling a little lazy, I like serving Read More..
This spicy seafood dip makes a perfect party appetizer. It’s cheesy, creamy, and full of spicy flavor. I like to serve the dip with celery sticks, carrot sticks, tortilla chips, and buttery crackers. The dip is elegant enough for bridal and baby showers, yet hearty Read More..
In 30 minutes, you can whip up restaurant-quality scallops in a buttery, lemon sauce. Scallops Bruno makes a great appetizer and an elegant main course as well. I’ve served the Scallops Bruno as part of a cocktail party menu alongside Mexican Picaditas, Fried Deviled Eggs, Read More..
Crispy avocado fingers make a tasty appetizer or side dish when you’re craving something a little different. Creamy avocado is breaded and pan-fried to golden perfection, then served with creamy, spicy lime crema. It has all the flavors of your favorite guacamole. I like to Read More..
Grilled romaine salad is this summer’s ‘go-to’ side dish when you want something a little bit different. Heads of romaine lettuce are grilled to give them a subtle, smoky flavor and then topped with a creamy, homemade dressing, bacon, tomatoes, and Parmesan cheese. What’s not Read More..
This super simple Panzanella salad is sure to become a family favorite. With crunchy, homemade croutons, fresh vegetables, and a delicious Italian dressing, this healthy salad makes a great start to a meal or a light lunch. I love serving this salad as part of Read More..
A Dirty Banana Cocktail is a popular drink at beach resorts, cruise ships, and beach bars. It’s cool, creamy, fruity, and goes down very smooth! Dangerous to say the least. This classic cocktail combines rum, coffee liqueur, banana liqueur, a fresh banana, and half and Read More..
There are lots of guacamole recipes that claim to be ‘the best’, but this recipe uses fresh ingredients, is ridiculously easy, and is super flavorful, truly making it ‘The Best Guacamole’ recipe! I think your family is gonna love it! Kick-off Cinco De Mayo with Read More..
No Kentucky Derby party would be complete without a platter of little sandwiches. These easy egg salad finger sandwiches are a delicious nibble that satisfies just about everyone. I like to serve the sandwiches as part of a beautiful Kentucky Derby cocktail party. I’ve gotten Read More..
A vintage recipe that needs to make a comeback, Kentucky Derby Benedictine Spread is a delicious appetizer for any party. It also makes a great filling for tea sandwiches. I like to serve this spread as a dip with crudites. For a beautiful Kentucky Derby Read More..
A Lemon Blueberry Lavender Cocktail is a sophisticated, fruity, citrusy, libation with an aromatic floral note from the lavender simple syrup. This is a take on a mind-blowing drink that I was obsessed with during my years in Houston. This little dive bar made the Read More..