Sugar Daddy

Move over Crave there’s a new kid in town, Jelly Modern Doughnuts is now also providing sugary goodness.  The gourmet doughnut shop offers a sweet selection from the likes of Maple Bacon, Strawberry Shortbread and Peanut Butter and Jelly to name a few.  A dozen specialty doughnuts is around $24, which is a great option for a…

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Summer Sweet

For Sunday dinner I decided to make a heavy yet delicious menu of mushroom risotto, dilled beets and Guinness and Port beef short-ribs. Not your classic summer meal but lucky the rain set in so it made it all the more cozy. However I didn’t want to pair a decadent rich dessert with all that…

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Quick Pickle

In preparation for BBQ season I thought I would try this quick pickled Beans with Garlic and Dill that allows you to have a lovely jar of produce to use as appetizers or garnish for drinks. I think it adds a special nostalgic touch and since I don’t seem to have enough time for canning,…

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Happy Hour

What happens when you combine 3 hour surf sessions, sun drenched beaches and Pina Colada’s= Me Happy for Many Hours! I have been enjoying quite a few of these frosty little beverages and attached an amazing recipe for anyone else that is interested. I may be missing the mark on the skinny jean challenge by indulging…

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The World’s Most Dangerous Chocolate Cake

Ladies do you ever have that moment at home when you are craving “something” and there doesn’t seem to be anything easily at your disposal in the pantry. Admit it, we’ve all done it, made some bizarre creation to fill the sweet or salty craving gap. My friend sent me the following recipe for a…

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Pineapple Express

Since I am on a cooking strike this week, I figured a drink recipe would be a nice change. I am counting down the days until Hawaii and a friend who is currently there keeps taunting me with photos and regaling the daily weather forecast. She told me about a pineapple martini she found that…

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