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Mezcal Blackberry Smash

Mezcal Blackberry Smash

Sometimes you just need something different. Meet different. It’s called a Mezcal smash and this beauty is a lightly adapted cocktail form Half Baked Harvests’ Black Widow Smash. Like Tieghan said (and I agree) fresh blackberries muddled with herbs, citrus and mezcal is the perfect cocktail 

Gin + Grapefruit Cocktail

Gin + Grapefruit Cocktail

Sometimes you just need something that’s uncomplicated. This is that. But don’t get me wrong, there is no sacrifice to flavor just because it’s simple. This gin + grapefruit cocktail is simple and straightforward in method, but vibrant and memorable in taste. Absent of any soda, 

Scallops With Cheese Grits

Scallops With Cheese Grits

I love scallops, but shockingly, I am the only one in my family who does. My husband will eat them if I make them into a ceviche, my younger son will sometimes eat them, and my older son will not touch them no matter what. Because 

Gruyere, Ham And Arugula Quiche

Gruyere, Ham And Arugula Quiche

Although quiche is considered a classic French dish, it actually originated in Germany in the medieval kingdom of Lotharingia, which the French later renamed “Lorraine“. The word “quiche” itself comes from the German word “kuchen“, meaning “cake“. Quiche is a savory dish consisting of a pastry crust filled 

Sake + Starfruit “Caipirinha” Cocktail

Sake + Starfruit “Caipirinha” Cocktail

I have blogged about making a sake cocktail before. New to the sake world, I am enjoying it’s versatility and flavorful notes. This lovely cocktail is based on the National drink in Brazil called a Caipirnha cocktail traditionally made with cachaça ( also known as aguardente, pinga, caninha), 

Rosemary, Black Olive And Sea Salt Focaccia

Rosemary, Black Olive And Sea Salt Focaccia

Focaccia is a flat oven-baked Italian bread product that is similar in style and texture to pizza dough. Crispy on the bottom, thanks to the generous amount of olive oil it is baked in, and soft, almost pillowy on top. This tasty savory bread is fantastic served